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Latest Fentanyl Alert from the DEA

https://www.dea.gov/video_clips/Fentanyl%20Roll%20Call%20Video.mp4 This is a three minute video from the DEA on the hazards of handling fentanyl.  Two New Jersey detectives give their version of a scary close call at about 50 seconds in.  Stay safe. Randall

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Orlando Suffers Terror Attack

It was with great sorrow that I awoke this morning and read of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history in Orlando. At this time there are fifty dead and at least as many wounded. I have friends at both … Continue reading

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Next Generation CAT Tourniquet

North American Rescue is updating their popular Combat Application Tourniquet (CAT).  The graphic above displays the new features.  A strengthened windlass rod, clip, and strap address the issue of high torque when the unit is applied correctly. As we found … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

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Deadly Force Policy Change in Miami Beach

The Miami Beach Police Department is poised to change its deadly force policy to now prohibit an officer from discharging his or her firearm at a vehicle unless an occupant displays a weapon–not to include the car–or shoots at them.  … Continue reading

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Public Sevice Message

Don’t worry, I am not going to dump a bucket of ice water over my head like everybody else. Randall

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Blade Show 2014

I will be en route to Blade Show at 0500 tomorrow.  I promise to post photos of any cool new sharpies I get to see in Atlanta! Randall

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Stay Tuned

I’ll be absent from new posting for a bit.  I’ve reassumed supervision of our K9 Unit and I have some administrative projects to slay.  I’ll be back in a few… Randall

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Happy Independence Day!

I’ll be working it, but I hope you won’t! Randall  

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Blade Show & International Cutlery Fair 2013

I’m headed over one state to the 32nd Annual Blade Show & International Cutlery Fair at the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta.  As you may have read, I like sharp thingies.  I’ll keep my eye out for anything new from the … Continue reading

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Poor Judgment Leads to Police Sergeant’s Firing

This is a sample of the target that Sgt. Ron King of the Port Canaveral, FL Police Department wanted to use as a “training aid” during an April 2nd department firearms training.  He was fired on Friday.  The text of … Continue reading

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Legendary Miami-Dade Medical Examiner Passes Away

Dr. Joseph Davis, 88, died on March 19, 2013.  He was a giant in the field of forensic pathology.  In 1956, Dr. Davis and Dr. Stanley Durlacher opened the first Medical Examiner’s office in Metro-Dade County.  Shortly thereafter, Dr. Davis … Continue reading

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Shooting an IWI TAVOR at SHOT Show 2013

The Israel Weapons Industries (formerly Israel Military Industries), in collaboration with the Israel Defense Forces, has a seventy year history of producing arms for a country in constant conflict.  IWI is the maker of such iconic names as UZI, GALIL, … Continue reading

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Poll By Sen. Bill Nelson

Please cast a vote in the poll (right column) on the Senator’s page in support of the Second Amendment. Randall

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from us at ThinBlueFlorida. May you have a joyful holiday. If you are working, thank you for your service and be safe. Randall

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