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8 year law enforcement professional.

Where Do You Live Now? (City, State)
Panama City Beach, FL
What Branch Of Public Safety Are You?
Law Enforcement, Military
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“Can you run faster than 1200 feet per second? Because that's the speed of the bullet that'll be chasing you.”
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At 7:04pm on September 16, 2018, Rachel Donovan said…

Thank you for your kind words and for your service!!!  

At 9:04pm on March 4, 2017,
Janet Liebsch

awesome profile pic brother D

At 8:31pm on March 3, 2017,
Janet Liebsch

aw dang .. sorry I missed your b-day brother D but hope it was great!!

At 3:43pm on March 1, 2017,
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Tony Thomas

Happy Birthday D-Man. See you on the SIX.

At 3:49pm on May 3, 2016, David Richardson said…

Thank you for your welcome to the group.

At 1:02pm on May 3, 2016, Chaplain Shlomo said…

Bless You Officer Derek Thompson for the invite and be careful out there. May the Lord protect you.

At 7:29pm on February 29, 2016,
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Tony Thomas

You do have a badass page Trooper! Happy Birthday!!

At 6:52am on August 17, 2015,
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Craig Taylor

thanks Brother D.T...! Still hanging in there for an old fart..! lol Hanging at 21...been 21 for 35 years now...... oh well, I can wish can't!

At 12:49pm on August 11, 2015, Barry Groton said…

Thank you Officer Tomlinson!

At 3:43pm on July 25, 2015, Frank David Bradshaw said…

Hi Derek
I am also a you Americans say " A Bad Ass" but I'm quite a nice person if not riled !! difference is we, are not armed hows life with you today ?
Frank (Pilgrim)

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49th Annual Delray Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival

Posted on February 9, 2017 at 2:09pm 0 Comments

Attention all Honor Guards. Attention all Pipes and Drums. Attention all uninformed personnel. On Saturday March 11th, 2017 - The 49th Annual Delray Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade will once again host uniformed Firefighters and Law Enforcement professionals from all across the continental United States, and an assortment…


A camera doesn't lie, right? Oh yeah!

Posted on February 28, 2015 at 1:25am 2 Comments

The suspect had a laundry list of beefs about his treatment at the hands of two city cops who tried to arrest him after outstanding warrants surfaced during a traffic stop in North Carolina.

In his federal civil rights lawsuit, for which he served as his own…


Traffic cops in Melbourne, Fl. hand out lottery tickets to speedy drivers on Christmas

Posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:03pm 2 Comments

Sir, I'm going to need to give you a ticket … a lotto ticket, that is. In an attempt to add some cheer to the presumably fairly miserable job of pulling people over on Christmas, police in Melbourne, Fla., were handing out scratch-off tickets to the people they stopped yesterday,…


Snow: An unlikely police ally

Posted on March 15, 2013 at 7:40pm 1 Comment

When weather reports warn of an major snowstorm, many people stock up on supplies, hunker down and watch the snowflakes fall and accumulate. While schools may close their doors, and businesses may tell their employees to work from home, police officers cannot take the day off.

Those who hold law enforcement jobs in…


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