Mom and baby are doing fine and I've taken a few weeks off of work to help with the little one. I haven't been this sleep deprived since the academy but all will be well.
Observations and accounts of life as a police officer.
Emergency call: "Vehicle on fire, people possibly trapped inside."
Most honest people know if an item of value is found, it is their duty to turn it in to police. I've seen countless good samaritans bring in purses, wallets, jewelry, and even cash. We are happy to accept these items and make every attempt to locate the rightful owners. Although we encourage people to turn in found property and unwanted itmes such as firearms or ammunition, there are some things we are less than pleased to accept.
If you have valuables in your home like jewelry, computers, or electronics, it may be a good idea to install a burglar alarm. That way, if you're away and someone breaks into your home, the alarm company will dispatch police to investigate.