Officer Aaron Ramsey of the Springfield Police Department receives a call of a disturbance in the park. The individual was asked to leave earlier for a different disturbance, but has returned. Upon arrival a large crowd and a band is playing for national night out. One man shows the Officer Ramsey where & who is causing the disturbance. The officer takes him away from the crowd & music and hears about the stress of going through a breakup with a girlfriend. Officers ask the man to leave again, and walk free. Then they offer him a ticket and to walk away, but the man opts to be arrested by refusing to leave and challenging officers. Officers arrest him, and interview the ex-girlfriend’s to get her side of the story along with her mother.
Officer Aaron Ramsey responds to a call of a naked man on a strangers front porch. He arrives to discover a man sitting between two pillows. He does not belong there, and his story is suspicious. He claims a group of men stripped him, but officers determine that to be a lie. He appears to be under the influence of something so officers call for medical to transport him to the hospital to get checked out.
|Agency||Springfield P.D. (Missouri)|
|From||West Plains, MO|
|Why Law Enforcement||I had two older brothers in law enforcement. When I left active duty I looked at my job options and decided law enforcement had a lot of similarities to my military occupation.|
|First Arrest||I don’t remember much of it other than it was a cold night and the woman had a warrant. We were standing outside and she kept talking about how cold it was, so I told her I would take her someplace warm and brought her to jail on the warrant.|
|Best part of the job||Recovering stolen articles. Everybody is always so happy to get their stuff back.|
|Hobbies||I rebuild old cars and ride motorcycles.|
|Favorite Quote||“you are under arrest for panhandling”|