$lam-Dunk! Everybody Wins!

posted Jun 30, 2009
THE TACOMIC - $lam-Dunk! Everybody Wins! ()
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6/29 - The T-Town Police Gazette, The New Takhoman

6/27 - Tacoma PD: the perversion of charity., Sound Politics Public Blog

6/25 - Tacoma police officers paid to play basketball, The Olympian

6/24 - 'Charity' basketball score: 0 for public, Tacoma News Tribune

6/24 - Tacoma police paid for playing basketball, Seattle Times

6/23 - Tacoma paid cops to play basketball (UPDATED), Tacoma News Tribune

6/23 - Police Paid to Shoot ... Hoops? Note on Whistleblower Claims, FindLaw

6/23 - Complaint: Tacoma cops got paid to play ball, The BJ Shea Morning Experience

6/22 - Complaint: Tacoma cops got paid to play ball, KOMO News

5/28 - Tacoma police, firefighters square off in basketball game Friday, Lights & Sirens

by L.S.Erhardt on 6/30/2009 @ 1:29pm

by izenmania on 6/30/2009 @ 1:35pm

by NineInchNachos on 6/30/2009 @ 1:50pm
This is a celebration of the hardworking folks at TPD who can compress the fabric of space-time fitting a 10 hr work shift into a 2 hr basket ball game (not including game practice--also considered a work shift). Do you think SEATTLE would pay their policemen to participate in a charity organization fundraiser? I think not. Shows how much they care right?

by L.S.Erhardt on 6/30/2009 @ 2:02pm
No, Seattle would pay them holiday OT for 12 hrs and add an $80 per point scored bonus.

by Dave_L on 6/30/2009 @ 6:50pm
Does Boeing have a team?

by Acumensch on 7/5/2009 @ 9:22pm
I just got a $798 ticket from TPD for dropping someone off in the bus lane at the Tacoma dome station. I think their new donation strategy is over-fine the fuck out of people in Tacoma.

The Hilltop Action Committee is a bunch of bullshit gentrifying homeowners anyway, fuck them and their basketball games.

by NineInchNachos on 7/5/2009 @ 10:07pm
ouch. yeah it's best to drive around to the side 15min loading zone for pickups/dropoffs.

by L.S.Erhardt on 7/5/2009 @ 10:13pm
"I just got a $798 ticket from TPD for dropping someone off in the bus lane at the Tacoma dome station"

You forgot to bribe the officer. A crisp C-note would have gotten you off the hook.

by Mofo from the Hood on 7/5/2009 @ 11:51pm
Bumpersticker on a Tacoma car in the 1960's:

Don't like the police?
Next time call a hippie.

by NineInchNachos on 3/3/2010 @ 1:12pm
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---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Takhoman
Date: Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 12:40 PM
Subject: Breaking News -- Tacoma Chief Ramsdell to step down

Tacoma police Chief Don Ramsdell to announce departure

According to New Takhoman sources, Tacoma Police Chief Don Ramsdell is going to step down rather than disciplining Assistant Chief Bob Sheehan for paying city cops to play basketball on the taxpayer’s dime to raise money for the Hill Top Action Collation.

After a nine month internal affairs investigation a two ring binder report is now sitting on Ramsdell’s desk for adjunction.

Word has it that Ramsdell would rather take a power than take Sheehan on.

And why should he be so afraid of the Bobster you might ask Dear Readers.

Because Sheehan is the keeper of all of Brame’s deep dark secrets.

If one cracks they all go down and that is why Chief Don is not willing to take on his, YES, his command staff.

Ask Sheehan why he entered Brame’s apartment 7 years ago calming to secure a crime scene before the search warrant was ever issued. Do you really think he will talk?

But this reporter has it all.

If Ramsdell rolls on Sheehan Sheehan will roll on Ramsdell.

In a heartbeat Dear Readers.

by NineInchNachos on 3/3/2010 @ 8:21pm

Internet Web publisher John Hathaway reported today that Tacoma Police Chief Don Ramsdell was stepping down.

In a conversation with The News Tribune this morning, Ramsdell said he was not retiring and has no plans to do so any time soon. For one thing, the chief hasn't reached retirement eligibility

by NineInchNachos on 10/18/2012 @ 8:08am
blast from the past...

October haunting!