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Wednesday, November 07, 2007

DEPUTY PAUL REIN





















Deputy Paul Rein
Killed in the Line of Duty November 7, 2007.
(Picture from the Broward Blog.)

We had a whole host of emails we complied into a “tales from the Blitz-day two. But that will have to wait.

Those of us who read this blog find ourselves dealing with police officers every day in our jobs. Like everyone else, some of these officers are great people, some have bad attitudes, and some are just having bad days when we cross their paths. But unlike just about any other job in the civilian world (firefighter is about the only other one) every day they wake up and put on their uniform and kiss their family goodbye may be their last day alive. They have taken an oath to protect us, and on some tragic days, when they perform their job, they die.

We should never forget that no matter what the outcome of our cases in court; no matter if the officer is a nice guy, or if we feel s/he didn’t tell the truth in a case, that these public servants risk their lives for a whole lot less money than most of us make.

The next time you see an officer- thank them for the sacrifice they make. Let them know that even if as professionals we oppose them in court, that as citizens of Dade County we appreciate their dedication and bravery. By telling an officer that you appreciate their dedication, you are thanking all officers for the sacrifices they have made, and you honor the memory of those officers, like Deputy Paul Rein, who did their job and lost their life in the performance of their duty.


See You In Court, where sometimes just buying someone a cup of coffee leads to a life long friendship.

11 comments:

fake bloggers said...

First of all: May Deputy Rein rest in peace. What a tragic loss.

In Re: The Hollywood writers' strike.

Rumpole- we have taken a vote, and by a majority- but not unanimously-we have agreed to honor the strike and as such, we will refrain from writing on the blog until the end of the strike. This will affect some of our newer "fake" writers, especialy "fake JOA JOE" who just signed on with the blog. But we feel this is the "write" thing to do.

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Anonymous said...

what is the deal with a 70 year old man taking a violent felon searving life already alone for a van ride with no backup?

this is exactly what took place in atlanta ga with that guy that over powered the 54 year old woman and shot the judge.

In Miami Dade County Jail this would never happen! Man simple dui inmates get at least two guards and do not piss them off as you will have a bad day.

RIP deputy!!!!

Anonymous said...

Democrats of South Dade Club Event Location: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Miami Event Description:

Democrats of South Dade Club
Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Guest speaker,

Harvey Ruvin
Miami-Dade County Clerk of the Courts

His presentation to the Democrats of South Dade Club will include:

Technical Advancements in the Operation of the Court System

Aspects of the Environment

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Miami 7701 S.W. 76th Avenue, Miami

7:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Social Time
7:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Business Meeting
8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Guest Speaker

Democrats of South Dade Club Kendalldems@yahoo.com

Visit Our Web Page
www.dsdcfl.org

Re-Elect Harvey Ruvin Clerk of the Circuit Court said...

Throughout more than 30 years of community involvement, Harvey Ruvin has performed a leadership role within scores of civic, cultural, environmental and charitable organizations. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, ranging from the 1987 Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce "MAN OF THE YEAR AWARD" to the coveted Tropical Audubon Society Conservation Award in 1981 and in 1985 (the only person to have been named twice). He has received environmental service awards from the Sierra Club and the Environmental and Industry Association.

Harvey says his greatest honor came when "Naples", a rescued West Indian manatee, gave birth to a male calf, and the Seaquarium named the newborn "Harvey" in recognition of his work on behalf of the endangered species (September 1990).

Rumpole said...

Mr. Ruvin has done a great job, and despite the obvious lack of qualifications of his "challenger" we support Mr. Ruvin for what he has done, not because some two-bit wannabe lawyer with grudges against half the attorneys and judiciary (not to mention Mr. Ruvin) wants to run for the job. Mr. Ruvin will win, and he will win big.

Anonymous said...

BSO feels their court officers are better used telling lawyers and defendants what to do every 8 seconds, rather than backing up another cop escorting a thug.

Anonymous said...

nice spot on www.bcjc17.blogspot.com about Deputy Rein. Not a bad blog.

Anonymous said...

MEMO TO CHIEF JUDGE STAN BLAKE: PLEASE LOOK INTO THE POLICIES OF THE MIAMI COURTHOUSE SO THAT THE BROWARD CASE IS NOT REPLICATED IN MIAMI. I call on you to issue an executive order that no inmate serving LIFE IN PRISON with a court date be excorted alone to court by a man who should be retired or at best answering phones and not transporting alone a convict with nothing to look forward to but life in prison who does nothing but lift weights and plot his escape. Do it for no other reason than to save the county a wrongful death lawsuit.

Anonymous said...

Maybe one corrections officer alone with a prisioner that dangerous was a real bad idea.

I feel bad for his family.

Defense lawyers like me really respect our correction officers.

Anonymous said...

Can Mr. Ruvin place some employee's in the attorney's services room on the second floor that can do the following things:

1. Open at 9:00 a.m.
2. Have the computer running at 9:00 a.m.
3. Have two people working at the same time the majority of the time; It seems like someone is always on a break.
4. Someone who can handle the original, the attorney copy and the state copies. That seems to get them every time.

Anonymous said...

Harvey Ruvin has a very long way to go to be half as good a Clerk as Richard Brinker was.