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May, 2015  // Posts published in May, 2015

29 May Beach Safety, Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on What If

What If

What If

In this line of work saying “What If?” can be dangerous. Would this bad thing had happened if we had or hadn’t……? It’s better to use all the data and statistics you have coupled with what your team’s cumulative experience is. Sprinkle in what your gut tells you and shake it up- then decide a […]

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27 May Beach Safety, Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Ready for Memorial

Ready for Memorial

Ready for Memorial

It’s hard to believe that we’re already to Memorial Weekend! With all the strange weather this spring it seems like summer just pounced on us. If you’re one of the several hundred thousand we’ll see on the beach this weekend remember to be safe while you’re out having fun. Specifically, swim near a lifeguard, stay […]

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27 May Beach Safety, Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Beaches and Risk

Beaches and Risk

Beaches and Risk

Years back I climbed up the pyramids in Tical, Guatamala. It was really steep and the steps were not designed for big American feet. I reached the top and looked out from a view above the rainforest canopy in awe. Then I looked down and realized there were no handrails. I was shocked. In the […]

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08 May Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Compassionate Police Work

Compassionate Police Work

Compassionate Police Work

“Possible drowning, 25th and Seawall Blvd…” came across the radio from the 911 dispatcher. I was close and pulled up to the west side of the Pleasure Pier. Not seeing anything, I drove to the east side and spotted someone near the end of the “T-head” swimming towards shore with a strong, overhand stroke. A […]

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03 May Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Disco Dog Party

Disco Dog Party

Disco Dog Party

The boat had 4 older men in it. They’d been shark fishing for several hours about a mile and a half off shore near the South Jetty. During that time they’d watched a beautiful sunset, had a few beers, and caught several large sharks. It had gotten dark, although the moon was rising and shining […]

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