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The life and times of a retail security agent

Published Dec. 1, 2014

I held one job in college, and it was probably the best one you could have: a loss prevention agent for a major retailer. I chased crack heads, tussled with gangsters and ruined many a prom night. Seriously. It's why I kept doing it as a part-time gig even after I started writing.


Milwaukeeans work on holidays, too

Published Dec. 17, 2013

There are many professions from the service to the health industries that require employees to work on holidays. And there are plenty of people in other jobs, too, that require punching the clock while others are tearing open gifts or eating a big turkey dinner. Here are a few of those folks.


Get me out of Milwaukee?

Published June 18, 2013 joins the Milwaukee residency requirement debate by talking to Fire Captain Rich Matiszik who says he can't leave the city and move to the suburbs without quitting his job.


Residency rule makes good sense

Published Dec. 13, 2012

I am all for freedom of choice in just about everything. I believe women should be free to make their own decisions about what to do with their own bodies. I believe we should all be free to vote without having to show identification cards and I believe that we should all be free to dance until dawn. Because of those deeply held beliefs I find that I face trouble when trying to determine exactly how I feel about residency requirements for employment.


City living gets complicated

Published July 23, 2012

Three out of the last five weekends I have now been robbed. Not at gunpoint or anything. But my garage has been broken in to and they've made off with several items. The question, of course, is what to do short of moving to rural Waukesha County or farm house in Kenosha.

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Theft at MPD Headquarters

(October 11, 2010 - This is a satirical blog, first posted on October 5th,  that seems to have has taken a life all of its own over the last few days. It was not written to embarrass any particular member of the police department. Nor was it meant to show any disrespect to any...

Help My Childs Missing - What Do I Do

One of your greatest fears is that your child might get lost, or worse, be abducted. If this were to occur your prompt response to this incident is critical. You must be prepared to react. You must have recent photographs, know what your child wears each day, and have concrete means for tracking ...

The 40 of 40: Day 30 - A Rant

OK, one of the things that comes with age (I guess) is an intolerance for stupidity.  Remember your parents talking about that loud rock n roll music, or kids playing on their lawn.  That was never going to be me... alas...So, this morning, TV news went crazy when a police officer was s...

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