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By Adam Plantinga

How does it consider to be in a high-speed automobile chase? what's it prefer to shoot a person? What do police officers relatively take into consideration the electorate they serve?

Nearly each person has puzzled what it’s wish to be a police officer, yet no civilian particularly is aware what occurs at the activity. “400 issues police officers Know” exhibits police paintings at the within, from the perspective of the standard cop at the beat—a occupation which could diversity from worthwhile to extraordinary to terrifying, all in the process an eight-hour shift. Written through veteran police sergeant Adam Plantinga, 400 issues police officers Know brings the reader into lifestyles the way in which police officers event it—a lifetime of chance, frustration, occasional triumph, and lots of grindingly tough regimen paintings.

In a laconic, no-nonsense, dryly funny kind, Plantinga tells what he’s discovered from thirteen years as a patrolman, from the typical to the exotic—how to understand at a look whilst a suspect is wearing a weapon or goes to assault, easy methods to kick a door down, how one can force in a vehicle chase with out recklessly endangering the general public, why you have to constantly hold cigarettes, whether you don’t smoke (offering a smoke is easy methods to entice a suicide to safety), and what to do in case you discover a severed limb (don’t placed it on ice—you have to hold it dry.)

400 issues law enforcement officials Know deglamorizes police paintings, exhibiting the gritty, annoying, occasionally disgusting truth of existence on patrol, from the potential of infection—criminals don’t consistently perform solid hygiene—to the actual, mental, and emotional toll of police paintings. Plantinga indicates what law enforcement officials event of demise, the criminal method, violence, prostitution, drug use, the social factors and results of crime, alcoholism, and extra. occasionally heartbreaking and sometimes hilarious, 400 issues police officers Know is an eye-opening revelation of what lifestyles at the beat is basically all about.

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Agatha Award Nominee for most sensible Nonfiction e-book (2014)

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Touch the heart by extending the fingers energetically in from the sides; feel your hands extending into your heart and very far away. Activate the Heart Fire. Fig. 30 Activate the Heart Fire. 1. Move your hands up under your armpits and extend your fingers deep into your heart and very far away. 2. Tan Tien and the Universe: you are connecting to the ‘charger,’ charging more fire into yourself. 3. Feel your heart soft in the center as you smile down. Feel the warmth of the fire energy of love, joy and happiness in the heart.

In these practices, we use a variety of hand movements and body postures to open to the energy around us. We draw the energy from the six directions into the body, activate the three fires, open the Three Tan Tiens and circulate this energy in the Microcosmic Orbit. 31 Cosmic Chi Kung Combined Practice Warm - Up Exercises Rotating the Sacrum Rotating the sacrum is an excellent exercise to open the lower back and activate the spinal cord. Place one hand over the sacrum and the other over the pubic bone.

It becomes a galaxy spiraling inside you. Do the above practice several times until you become familiar and comfortable with it. Fig. 9 Bring the Senses down to the Tan Tien. 36 Chapter III Tan Tien Consciousness: Second Brain Already terms have been used like ‘upper mind’, ‘feeling and awareness mind’ in the abdomen and lower ‘Tan Tien’. In the next phase of practice, the ‘conscious mind of the heart’ is introduced. For those readers who have not been updated on the scientific and medical revelations of the recent era about a ‘second’ and ‘third’ brain, we offer the following information.

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