Police Work, Nothing Should Be Treated As Routine

By Hiram Rosario, Chief Shop Steward, Seventh District

“Police work, nothing should be treated as routine, police officers shall not be using the term routine patrol, routine traffic stop, etc. There is nothing routine about patrol or we will never have officers killed or injured in the line of duty. As police officers we need to treat any police interaction as a serious matter, and not routine. Moreover, as police officers, we should use one of boxing’s rules, “protect yourself at all times”, if we take that approach, and not treat police interactions as routine, I strongly believe that police officer’s survivor rate will be greater.” A routine is something such as the sunset and sundown…

Posted May 15 2015 at 9:44 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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