Officer Ronnie Jones of the Palm Springs Police Department, checks out with a stranded motorist on a main road in the city. In the process of helping the two motorist he runs the driver and discovers he has a couple of warrants. During a pat down on the passenger some meth is found in his pocket. The driver is only wearing one shoe. He says he has a military tattoo but wasn’t accepted in the service due to his drinking problem. Both men are arrested and taken to jail.
|Agency||Palm Springs Police Department|
|Station/Area Command||Palm Springs|
|Why Law Enforcement||When I was 19 I got in trouble for the first time and spent a few hours in jail. After being in a police car, I couldn’t wait to be back in one, except in the driver’s seat.|
|First Arrest||I did a bicycle stop on a guy who did not have lights on his bike at night. He ended up being on parole and was in possession of drugs for sales. A month later the same guy led me on my first vehicle pursuit. He ran because he had warrants for the first time I arrested him.|
|Best part of the job||I get to see and do things that most people can only watch on TV and movies.|
|Hobbies||I love getting rid of stress in the gym.|
|Favorite Quote||“Arrive on vacation, leave on probation.”|