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November 2019 Blog Posts (46)


USFRA Staff
Hello All

Thanksgiving in the USA can be dated back as far as 1621 when a group of pilgrims shared a feast with Native Americans by way of celebrating what had been a fruitful harvest. The previous years harvest had been a disaster with many of the pilgrims starving to death. The members of the Native American Tribe kindly demonstrated to the remaining pilgrims how to tend the land to ensure crops would grow, catch fish and generally become self sufficient. From this, the first Thanksgiving was…

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Added by Bob Allard on November 26, 2019 at 11:56am — 3 Comments


Fire Editor
Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Top 10 safety tips
  • Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking on the stove top so you can keep an eye on the food.
  • Stay in the home when cooking your turkey, and check on it frequently.
  • Keep children away from the stove. The stove will be hot and kids should stay three feet away.
  • Make sure kids stay away from hot food…
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Added by Tony Thomas on November 25, 2019 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Turkey Day Adios.....

Going to the mountains of West-by-God Virginia this week folks – gonna “Unplug” for a while.  Everybody have a safe and awesome Thanksgiving – eat lots and drink moderate.

 Be thankful for what you have and keep as much politics out of it as possible but, of course, there’s always an “Uncle…

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 24, 2019 at 4:40pm — 3 Comments

Thought for the day - 11124-2019 - "Friendship"

“Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.”

          ― St. Thomas Aquinas

Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 24, 2019 at 6:45am — No Comments

Today's Humor - 11/24/2019 - "Baby Boomers Thought"

For those of us who ARE "Boomers" - is this not true?

Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 24, 2019 at 6:43am — No Comments

Thought for the day - 11/23/2019 - "Hating Life"

“When people say they hate life, to what are they comparing it to? The alternative isn't any more appealing.”

― Carroll Bryant

('Personally, I think he's making a really good point')

Joe

Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 23, 2019 at 6:30am — No Comments

Today's Humor - 11/23/2019 - Police Interview


SCARY HUH?

Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 23, 2019 at 6:30am — No Comments

Today's Humor - 11/22/201- "Spelling Test"

This one kinda speaks for itself---"GET AN EDUCATION!"

Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 22, 2019 at 5:14am — No Comments

Today's Thought - 11/22/2019 - Sanity Vs Insanity

"The conundrum of sanity and insanity is that it serves us to be some of each. It's really only a question of degrees.

You cannot possibly be 100% adjusted and live in this INSANE world. A little bit of crazy is a coping skill.”

                                ― Kelli Jae Baeli, …

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 22, 2019 at 5:12am — No Comments

Today's Thought - 11/21/2019 - "Dare"

“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.”

        ― May Sarton

Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 21, 2019 at 4:59am — No Comments

Today's Humor - 11/21/2019 - "Shut Your Mouth"

I'd be willing to bet good,hard earned (taxpayer's) money, that this could have, should have, been accomplished by every member here more than once in our lives - The number of times would be age…

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 21, 2019 at 4:57am — 2 Comments

Today's Humor - 11/20/2019--When you gotta prep...

 Well, when you gotta prep for that colonoscopy, might as well be comfortable.  Don't forget…

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 20, 2019 at 4:44am — 1 Comment

Thought for the day - 11/20/2019 - Different Person

It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”

                                  ― Lewis Carroll

Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 20, 2019 at 4:42am — No Comments

Scams and such - 11/19/2019 - Educational

As a fraud investigator dealing with credit card, ID Theft, Insurance Fraud and other scams - I feel compelled to share this attachment (PDF) with everybody.

If you already have it - read it - if not - get it and then read it.

Stay safe!

Joe

Little%20Black%20Book%20of%20Scams%20-%20Pocket-sized%20guide.pdf

Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 19, 2019 at 6:04pm — No Comments

All Points Bulletin- Job Search - TSA - Law Enforcement

The Tennessee Sheriff’s Association (TSA) is seeking applications for an Executive Director to represent the state’s ninety-five county sheriffs. The TSA Director will lead the non-profit organization and coordinate training for our sheriffs and meetings for our Board of Directors made up of…

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 19, 2019 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Today's Humor - 11/19/2019 - Physical Standard?

 Aww C'mon---Somewhere in this Departments P&P Manual - there HAS to be a section on physical standards.  He should probably run....  :-)…

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 19, 2019 at 4:57am — No Comments

Thought of the day - 11-19-2019-Better Person

“The moment you stop trying to become a better person, is the moment you start to become worse than what you already are.”

                                                       ― Carroll Bryant

Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 19, 2019 at 4:56am — No Comments

END of WATCH REPORT - 2019 To Date:

2019 LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS

 

107 Year - To- Date

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2019 PRIVATE OFFICERS …

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 18, 2019 at 6:26pm — No Comments

Ego Post - Requals

After 3 days of firearms requals - I'm glad to report that I can still shoot! 

Now that I'm back - watch for my daily humor and…

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 18, 2019 at 3:33pm — 2 Comments

Deputy, passersby save Ala. officer from burning car –. privateofficer.org

Officer Blake McGee was critically injured after his vehicle collided with a logging truck and burst into flames. Passersby, including a sheriff's deputy, got him out of the vehicle. (Photo/Sylacauga Police Department)

SYLACAUGA, Ala. Nov 17 2019— A critically-injured Sylacauga police officer was pulled from his burning cruiser in a Thursday-night crash.

The accident happened at 6:19 p.m. Thursday between Officer Blake McGee and a…

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on November 18, 2019 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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