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Bobby Inman

Beretta Goes to College

November 27, 2017

I believe the year was 2005.  I was working at the University of North Alabama Police Department, assigned to the North Alabama Law Enforcement Training Center.  NALETC was a program that conducted Advanced L.E. Enforcement Training to Officers throughout the United States.  We had an Officer from Brussels attended a Course once at UNA. In […]

Lone Survivor and Beyond

November 21, 2017

Many of our readers may have seen the movie “Lone Survivor”, starting Mark Walhberg as Marcus Luttrell.  I have seen the movie twice and have cried both times.  The movie depicts Operation Redwing, where four Navy Seals were dropped into a mountainous range to capture a high value target of the Taliban.  The mission was […]

An interview with Chief Tony Logan

November 5, 2017

    When Steve Wiggins from the Quad Cities Daily called me last year and asked if I would like to be the “Law Enforcement Liaison” for the Daily, I hurriedly agreed.  His idea was I could bridge the gap between the reader and Law Enforcement with a Law Enforcement prospective to help the reader understand.  […]

Be safe this halloween

October 30, 2017

It is that time of the year again, Halloween.  Kids will be trick or treating, Adults will be having dress up parties.  Goblins, Ghouls and Witches will be lurking.  It is a fun time for kids as well as adults.  However, you need to be careful during Halloween.  There are people out there that cause […]

What really is a Pawn Shop?

October 17, 2017

I have been in the Pawn Business for 6 years of my life.  I started working for Sonny’s Pawn Shop in Sheffield, Alabama in the early 90s.  The owner, Sonny Murphy had been in business for many years.  I learned a lot from him.  So much that I based our business model around Sonny’s ideas […]

Dragon Boat Races: Practice

September 28, 2017

The Annual Dragon Boat Races are coming up this Saturday. The event will start at 9:00AM.  Sheri Wiggins from the Quad Cities Daily will be covering the races on that day.  However, I happen to be a McFarland Park Tuesday afternoon and witnessed two teams practicing for the race.  It was interesting to watch the […]

That Day

September 11, 2017

Below is the first ebook that I had published.  It was published by Amzon (Kindle) as well as Barnes and Noble (Nook) back in 2013.  I thought this would be a good day to have it published here at the Quad Cities Daily.  Remember this was written before the United States Navy Seals killed Bin […]

A sad day in country music

September 9, 2017

September 8, 2017 will be a day that will go down in history for country music.  Don Williams passed away at 78 years old.  Troy Gentry was 50 years old and was killed in a helicopter crash in New Jersey.  Both performers have been main stays in country music for years, Don Williams as a […]

An Interview with Johnny Collier: part 2

August 27, 2017

  This is a continuation of the article that I recently wrote about Johnny Collier.   You can the first article at this link Today Johnny and I sat down at Hammer Down and I interviewed him one on one.  I had a series of questions for him that are listed below.  His answers come after […]

The Military’s new Handgun already has Controversy

August 21, 2017

Recently the United States Army conducted testing to find a replacement for the Beretta M-9 .9mm Pistol.  The M-9 has been in service with the various Military Branches since 1985 when it replaced the 1911 .45ACP.  There was controversy back then when Beretta won the contract.  It appears now that there is controversy again. Beretta […]

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