Disgruntled Goat: How about you just not drive drunk?
Englebert Slaptyback: Who would the driver blame then? Answer: anyone but herself.
dramboxf: There's a couple of municipal Public Safety Departments in CA that are both police and fire departments, and all the firefighters as sworn as cops as well. Rohnert Park, CA, the next city over, is one of them. The fire trucks have gun lockers in them, and RPDPS trucks have been known to pull cars over and issue citations if they something really egregious.What I found interesting is that after a lot of personnel issues they've decided to hire people who want to be cops and cross-train them as firefighters. They tried cross-training firefighters as cops, but noted that there was a difference in the mentality of the people involved, and they didn't get the "right" kind of cops they wanted.Employees of the RPDPS spend about 3 years in an assignment then "swing over." The training is fairly extensive. I understand that all the PD SGTs must *also* be qualified FD Captains, and the PD Captains must qualify as FD Battalion Chiefs.However, there was an article in the local paper about six months ago that basically said the FD side of the RPDPS was severely lacking in morale and ability to execute the mission of fire fighting. Apparently, when they get any sort of "real" working fire (anything involving a structure as opposed to a vehicle fire or vegetation fire) according to the article the FD drives the rigs to the scene, stretches the lines and then waits for the mutual-aid fire companies to show up and perform the interior attack. It's caused quite the stir in public-safety circles around here.CSB, I know, I know.
Silentbob768768: I actually did find that to be a cool story./bro
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