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Forum: Ask the ACO 02-22-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 3,039
Posted By SixbyFire
Not sure about admin cites, I would guess you...

Not sure about admin cites, I would guess you would be able to issue them as they're not an arrest, but we don't do them or use them, so thats just a guess. I wouldn't try issuing an Infraction or...
Forum: Ask the ACO 02-20-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 3,039
Posted By SixbyFire
PC 830.9 is the section that covers ACOs and what...

PC 830.9 is the section that covers ACOs and what items they use that might be considered firearms.

Jeff
Forum: Ask the ACO 07-27-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 5,932
Posted By SixbyFire
Our agency doesn't have on call, we have a...

Our agency doesn't have on call, we have a graveyard shift, only if they're off sick or something does someone end up on call. Our total "on call" is maybe 8 or so times a year tops. The way we run...
Forum: Ask the ACO 04-28-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 4,613
Posted By SixbyFire
Well they are hiring for ACOs, maybe you could...

Well they are hiring for ACOs, maybe you could contact them directly as a "possible applicant" and they might be able to answer all your questions:...
Forum: Ask the ACO 02-13-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 4,634
Posted By SixbyFire
SHAC used to have classes listed, don't seem to ...

SHAC used to have classes listed, don't seem to have many listed anymore, but this is their page:
http://www.californiastatehumane.org/training.htm#Euthanasia_Training

All our classes/training is...
Forum: Ask the ACO 08-07-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 5,130
Posted By SixbyFire
I don't believe that anyone keeps track of severe...

I don't believe that anyone keeps track of severe injuries to ACOs. If NACA is doing it, it's not widely known that they're doing it. I've got quite a few documents saved on ACOs being...
Forum: In the News 11-29-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By SixbyFire
Sassy, there is a lot of chatter on FB (not sure...

Sassy, there is a lot of chatter on FB (not sure if you're in the Facebook groups or not) about other agencies that can help cover calls or that want to go to any memorial service. I'm sorry for you...
Forum: In the News 11-28-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 7,852
Posted By SixbyFire
FYI same info as above, and then some on my new...

FYI same info as above, and then some on my new web site here:

http://www.acolodd.com/

The web site is the "current" list and is updated as LODD happen or as new ones are discovered.

Jeff
Forum: In the News 11-28-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By SixbyFire
There is A LOT of discussion on FB about this in...

There is A LOT of discussion on FB about this in the various animal control groups too. I thought someone on this board here was from the department in question, but I could be wrong...

RIP, another...
Forum: General Chat 06-01-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 10,383
Posted By SixbyFire
The "main" discussion group that I know of on...

The "main" discussion group that I know of on Facebook is "secret" so you have to be added by someone to get into the group. I think the one other group is open, its just called Animal Control...
Forum: General Chat 05-31-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 10,383
Posted By SixbyFire
A lot of the discussions that used to go on here...

A lot of the discussions that used to go on here have moved to various Facebook Groups. This forum isn't the only one I follow that has more or less migrated to Facebook, but, yea, there should be...
Forum: Ask the ACO 12-30-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 7,468
Posted By SixbyFire
Great minds and all that stuff! Tried it. Doen't...

Great minds and all that stuff! Tried it. Doen't spray far enough. The refill cannisters for the collars spray a bit more and at any angle, however, they don't spray far enough either. Both are more...
Forum: Ask the ACO 12-30-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 7,468
Posted By SixbyFire
The other night I had an image, a vision, yes...

The other night I had an image, a vision, yes another invention. A paintball type gun that shoots citronella balls. I've seen "make your own paintball kits" but I don't have the time, now, to mess...
Forum: Ask the ACO 12-23-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 7,468
Posted By SixbyFire
Those are only the most interesting sections for...

Those are only the most interesting sections for ACOs out here, tear gas is defined and in California, pepper spray is tear gas.

Jeff
Forum: Ask the ACO 12-23-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 7,468
Posted By SixbyFire
For those in California, here are the "tear gas"...

For those in California, here are the "tear gas" laws.

PC12403
Nothing in this chapter shall prohibit any person who is a
peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section
830) of...
Forum: Ask the ACO 12-22-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 7,468
Posted By SixbyFire
Too bad that's considered a firearm in...

Too bad that's considered a firearm in California, that is, if it still uses an explosive force to propel the pepper spray, not to mention, even if it is ok'd, there are some weird pepper spray laws...
Forum: In the News 08-13-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,735
Posted By SixbyFire
From my ACO related LODD research and...

From my ACO related LODD research and list:

October 1944, Titusville, PA - Dog Catcher accidentally shot and killed by stray round fired by a policeman trying to shoot an aggressive dog

So it has...
Forum: General Chat 03-14-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 6,144
Posted By SixbyFire
Wow. Wow. Wow. I'm going to use this at our next...

Wow. Wow. Wow. I'm going to use this at our next all staff meeting too. Great stuff!

Jeff
Forum: General Chat 11-16-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By SixbyFire
See attached image, shown as a thumbnail below,...

See attached image, shown as a thumbnail below, for one sample schedule that meets your requirements. Attaching it as an image was the only way I could get this to work properly and keep the...
Forum: In the News 11-15-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,399
Posted By SixbyFire
Felon in possession of a firearm? Not sure what...

Felon in possession of a firearm? Not sure what he did to become a felon, but it sounds like prison sure didn't "reform" him. Sad story.

Jeff
Forum: Ask the ACO 11-04-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 5,065
Posted By SixbyFire
Speaking of Maglites, if you can find one...

Speaking of Maglites, if you can find one (they're discontinued) your best bet (in my opinion) is a 5 or 6 C cell one. The C cell ones are the same thickness as a PR-24 and only very slightly thicker...
Forum: Job Openings 10-26-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,308
Posted By SixbyFire
I just thought it was an unusual word to use,...

I just thought it was an unusual word to use, figure if anything they'd sugarcoat things like that out here in the "great" state of CA, not in TX.

Jeff
Forum: Job Openings 10-25-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,308
Posted By SixbyFire
Sorry dog, you're fired. We've replaced you with...

Sorry dog, you're fired. We've replaced you with a cat who doesn't have to take long breaks to go outside to use the bathroom.
Jeff
Forum: In the News 10-02-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By SixbyFire
I didn't see where the dog tested positive for...

I didn't see where the dog tested positive for rabies, is there a follow up to the story somewhere?

Jeff
Forum: In the News 10-02-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 462
Posted By SixbyFire
Independence, KY - ACO Rescues 13 Pets during fire

Pretty amazing stuff! We need more good stories like this:

http://www.firehouse.com/topic/rescue-and-special-ops/ky-animal-control-officer-rescues-13-pets

Great job!

Jeff
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