It was a fairly routine day, we spent some time getting settled in with our new Sergeant. I took a handful of routine calls and worked on 2 reports to crown counsel for charge recommendations. I did assist one family with a firearms pickup. An elderly family member could no longer care for the firearms and no one else had a valid firearms license. I secured the firearms and lodged them for safekeeping for the time being so the family has one less thing to worry about in a difficult time.
We started the shift a little skinny on people with vacations, court time and illness. I ended up working in a different zone to cover off and balance out the numbers. It was a fairly routine day, we typically try not to hand larger files to members covering a zone to avoid having to run between zones for follow up. Sometimes it’s unavoidable though, I took a call that appeared to be a simple theft that has turned into a full fraud and identity theft file. I figured I’d be assigned to the zone for the whole block though so it was no issue. It’s a nice change of scenery once in a while and a good chance to work with other platoon mates. Continue reading Change of scenery