Did you see the police officer in Sarasota who retired this week?Link to story and video
My grandfather might have been the first to have his retirement be publicized – here is his 15 minutes of fame on local Los Angeles NBC News in 1971. This is filmed at the house they owned in North Hollywood when I was growing up:
The worst thing to happen to my grandfather was when he was chasing a stolen vehicle and the driver made a quick turn and caught my grandfather’s leg with the back bumper. He was pulled off his motorcycle and was dragged down the street for a couple of blocks!