Featured Book: BAD LUCK OFFICER by Suzie Ivy

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" Ms. Ivy bares and shares it all with humor, passion and candor ... a riveting read " If you love cop shows and cop novels and think the various CSI television series are how law enforcement actually works, then let me introduce you to someone who will set the record straight and tell it like it really is.  Suzie Ivy is a middle-aged mother who,in BAD LUCK CADET, chronicled with gritty humor and … [Read more...]

Bad Luck Cadet #19 – Pepper Spray Me, Shoot You

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Pepper Spray Me, Shoot You is the nineteenth installment in my Bad Luck Cadet Series that follows my adventures at the police academy after my mid-life crisis. It’s all about fun, laughter and PAIN!  If you are new to the series, you can follow it from the beginning on this blog starting with  Bad Luck Cadet #1 – Accidents Happen  or buy it as a Kindle e-book from Amazon. I made it through … [Read more...]

Featured Book: BAD LUCK CADET by Suzie Ivy

Bad Luck Cadet by Suzie Ivy

We women are routinely underestimated and overlooked by both ourselves and the other half of the human species when it comes to our mental and physical capabilities.  In our youth we strap on our resiliency and bravado to help us face down the prejudices.  By the time we reach middle age, that resiliency and bravado has usually worn pretty thin. And yet the power and strength of middle-aged women … [Read more...]

Bad Luck Cadet #17 – The Police Perspective

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The Police Perspective is the seventeenth installment in my Bad Luck Cadet Series that follows my adventures at the police academy after my mid-life crisis.  It’s all about fun, laughter and PAIN!  If you are new to the series, you can follow it from the beginning on this blog starting with  Bad Luck Cadet #1 – Accidents Happen  or find it at  Amazon. The academy was changing me, physically, as … [Read more...]

~ Bad Luck Cadet #13 – Gun Fights and Car Chases

Gun Fights and Car Chases is the 13th installment in my Bad Luck Cadet Series that follows my adventures at the police academy after my mid-life crisis.  The first in the series is Bad Luck Cadet #1 – Accidents Happen.  It’s all about fun, laughter and PAIN! ### We had been told several weeks earlier that our defensive tactics gun fight was coming. This seemed to be a highlight for the … [Read more...]

~ Bad Luck Cadet #12: Small Acts of Defiance

Small Acts of Defiance is the 12th installment in my Bad Luck Cadet Series.  To follow my adventures at the police academy after my mid-life crisis it is best to start at the beginning  Bad Luck Cadet #1 – Accidents Happen.  It’s all about fun, laughter and pain. At the time, it was more about pain, pain and pain! — Suzie ### Week six began with us sporting our new polo shirts and the sounds of … [Read more...]

~ Bad Luck Cadet #11: The Red Shirts Bring Pain

The Red Shirts Bring Pain is the 11th installment in my Bad Luck Cadet Series.  To follow my adventures at the police academy after my mid-life crisis it is best to start at the beginning  Bad Luck Cadet #1 – Accidents Happen.  It’s all about fun, laughter and pain. To be honest, at the time, it was more about pain, pain and pain! — Suzie ### I managed a quick trip to my chiropractor’s office … [Read more...]

~ Bad Luck Cadet #10: I Have An Egg Head

I Have An Egg Head is the 10th installment in my Bad Luck Cadet Series.  To follow my adventures at the police academy after my mid-life crisis it is best to start at the beginning  Bad Luck Cadet #1 – Accidents Happen.  It’s all about fun, laughter and pain.  At the time, it was more about pain, pain and pain! — Suzie ### After my week in hell, courtesy of Sgt. Dickens, I finally broke down … [Read more...]

Bad Luck Cadet #9: I Will Never Call D!ckface D!ckless Again

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I will Never Call Dickface Dickless Again is the 9th installment in my Bad Luck Cadet Series.  To follow my adventures at the police academy after my mid-life crisis it is best to start at the beginning  Bad Luck Cadet #1 – Accidents Happen.  It’s all about fun, laughter and pain. At the time, it was more about pain, pain and pain! — Suzie ### My weekend consisted of lazing around and doing as … [Read more...]

Bad Luck Cadet #8: The Worst Possible Enemy

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The Worst Possible Enemy is the 8th installment in my Bad Luck Cadet Series.  To follow my adventures at the police academy after my mid-life crisis it is best to start at the beginning  Bad Luck Cadet #1 – Accidents Happen.  It’s all about fun, laughter and pain. To be honest, at the time, it was more about pain, pain and pain! — Suzie ### The day of our first classroom test had arrived. After … [Read more...]

Bad Luck Cadet #7: Are We In Hell

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Are We in Hell is the 7th installment in my Bad Luck Cadet Series.  To follow my adventures at the police academy after my mid-life crisis it is best to start at the beginning  Bad Luck Cadet #1 – Accidents Happen.  It’s all about fun, laughter and pain. To be honest, at the time, it was more about pain, pain and pain! — Suzie ### Day two at the police academy began at 0430 hours. A squad … [Read more...]

~ Bad Luck Cadet #6 – You Will Be Sent Home

You Will Be Sent Home is the 6th installment in my Bad Luck Cadet Series.  To follow my adventures at the police academy after my mid-life crisis it is best to start at the beginning  Bad Luck Cadet #1 – Accidents Happen.  It’s all about fun, laughter and pain. To be honest, at the time it was more about pain, pain and pain! — Suzie ### After receiving our academy training binders, Sgt. … [Read more...]

~ Bad Luck Cadet #5 – Being Late Will Get You Fired

This is the 5th installment in my Bad Luck Cadet Series.  To follow my adventures at the police academy after my mid-life crisis it is best to start at the beginning  Bad Luck Cadet #1 – Accidents Happen.  It’s all about fun, laughter and pain. To be honest, at the time it was more about pain, pain and pain! — Suzie -- Over the next three weeks, Stacy and I felt like we were getting our first … [Read more...]

~ Bad Luck Cadet #4 – Good News!

This is the 4th installment in my Bad Luck Cadet Series.  To follow my adventures at the police academy after my mid-life crisis it is best to start at the beginning  Bad Luck Cadet #1 – Accidents Happen.  It’s all about fun, laughter and pain. To be honest, at the time it was more about pain, pain and pain! — Suzie It happened on Tuesday morning. The call came in and essentially I was IN. I … [Read more...]