Posts tagged with: officer meraz

Crown Victoria is the only Ford police car I care for. Its actually the only police car I truly love. However, there are no more in production, and the 2018...
Two years after leaving the Marine Corps, I find myself sitting on a used couch in a tiny sweaty apartment in North Hollywood… AC is expensive.  The year is 2014...
I once had a radio call of a child with “oppositional defiance disorder.”  After her mom explained to me what a “monster” her child had turned out to be, I...
“Know yourself and seek self-improvement.”- Marine Corps leadership principles Want to be better at life? How about just trying to get hired as a police officer, or you if you are...
I often get asked how I like being a cop. More specifically I also get asked if being a cop is hard. Since I love it, my answer is always...
Stop feeling guilty for what you eat.  Lets refocus energy on what makes us better, happier, and healthier.  Often times, we are surrounded by “gurus” telling us to be disciplined and...
“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” -T.S. Elliot ...
Every time we don our uniform, we are at war with a force more evil than crime itself.  I don’t know what it is,  but we all feel it.  There...
A college kid came up to me at a coffee shop once (I didn’t have my bullet proof coffee that day) and said “Hey, Officer Meraz, I recognize you from...
Do you work out long hours many days a week? Do you diet only to relaps or diet feeling disgruntled and out of energy? After suffering through diet and working...