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Offline oldtimer48

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LE Retirement
« on: March 12, 2020, 08:59:02 PM »
Looking forward to retirement LE?

Offline v35

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Re: LE Retirement
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2020, 09:40:30 PM »
Some things I'll miss. Most things I won't.

Offline Grendel

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Re: LE Retirement
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2020, 10:01:12 PM »
Retired 12/31/19 after 34 years. Loving it.
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Offline Nomadmax

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Re: LE Retirement
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2020, 04:22:53 AM »
I retired after 26 years in 2008.  It's the single best thing I ever did.

Offline SI VIS PACEM PARRABELLUM

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Re: LE Retirement
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2020, 04:52:26 AM »
My dad was with the PD for 37 years and 8 months and would never have retired had my mother not pressed him to give it up so they could travel in their final years. He did enjoy his time once he finally got out. Good thing he did too as he only had 7 years left after retirement.

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Re: LE Retirement
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2020, 12:19:45 PM »
I miss the money, and some of the people....I don't miss the job.

Offline M1A4ME

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Re: LE Retirement
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2020, 01:32:36 PM »
Hobbies.  Stuff you enjoy doing.

I'm not retired LEO (did it for 4 years, or so, about 35 years ago) but you need fun hobbies to keep you busy/engaged.

We used to talk about, at work, how many guys retired after 30/35 years and then we'd see the announcement that they'd died from something or other within 2 or 3 years of retiring.

You've got to have a LIFE you want to live and enjoy.

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Re: LE Retirement
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2020, 07:27:49 PM »
I retired in January after 25 with the State and 2 with the county. I had enough. Now I just sit back and watch the societal dumpster fire.
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Offline George16

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Re: LE Retirement
« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2020, 05:42:44 PM »
I didn’t retire from LE but I retired from the military after 21 years. I miss the travels/visits of different countries around the world but not the long deployments away from my family.

 I retired back in Dec 2011 and enjoying every minute of it. Like my kids said, I have too many expensive hobbies that are keeping me occupied.

Offline Rickytick

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Re: LE Retirement
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2020, 07:38:01 PM »
Retired Sept. 3rd 1996 after 25 years.  The only thing I miss are those magic words " I need to see your driver's license and proof of insurance."  I would only need 5 minutes at a time. I forgot how many people need a refresher course on driving. ;D

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Re: LE Retirement
« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2020, 09:03:02 PM »
Not retired yet but 1.5yrs left. Been doing LE the entire time. Yes little difference then the LE you all have done. None less iam ready to be done and enjoy life like you all...

Congrats to you all for your success and thank you all for your dedication, service to our country and your sacrifices...

Offline KnightSchneider

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Re: LE Retirement
« Reply #11 on: March 16, 2020, 06:48:09 PM »
I have a little under 7 years to be eligible; I am excited to be at the point of possibility.

the career is flying by...hasn't always been positive, but overall, a good ride.
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Re: LE Retirement
« Reply #12 on: March 16, 2020, 08:21:56 PM »
Retired 12/1/18 from full time...now a part time SRO.

I'm only 48, so I miss the fun stuff...once my youngest graduates high school next year, I'll probably go back full-time somewhere.

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Re: LE Retirement
« Reply #13 on: March 23, 2020, 04:09:14 PM »
I got called back after 4 years in retirement....

Crazy big money, but still the biggest mistake ever !!
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