Comments by woozygirl

Written on Marco officer fired for role in August car crash:

in response to 26yearsonmarco:

Two Questions:

Is he on a full pension from NYPD??, and now earning $68K here on Marco with another pending pension??

There are thousands of "Double Dippers" here in Florida, in all departments, who are preventing new potential employees from getting jobs.

If we ever hope to overcome the unemployment problem in this Country, this practice must stop.

Just to clarify.
Is he on a full pension from NYPD? Probably Yes.
Was he earning a salary here?
Yes.
Did he contribute to his pension in NYPD and is now entitled to collect?
Yes.
Was he entitled to pay here for his service?
Yes.
Double Dipping simply means continuing to work after retiring. Sorry but with all due respect, on this subject, I can't agree.

Written on Marco officer fired for role in August car crash:

in response to August8:

"Woozyhead"

Where do you get your facts?? Missery adores a little company, find some friends Mrs.Diaz.
Perhaps he did mess up, but terminated, if he were any other officer at MIPD would it have been the same result, that's the question that comes to mind??

Augass the name is woozygirl lets not start something over a comment on here. Everyone is entitled to their opinion.

Written on Marco officer fired for role in August car crash:

in response to August8:

Woozy Girl,
Read the original article, Naples News not mine??

Naples news needs to ask again and confirm it. There is no justification for his actions. He messed up big time!

Written on Marco officer fired for role in August car crash:

in response to August8:

"lleezie"

It was a automobile accident, they happen? He was responding to a drowning to assist, too fast perhaps, don't know who the speed expert was, he was fired, also injured? The other driver was also culpable, did you notice while jumping for joy?
Where to you derive your enjoyment from??? you know very little of the actual facts, but enjoy and rejoice in the out come?? Someone's livelihood is involved??Having fun Lleezie, oh yea !!
Flat out "WEIRD"

Responding to a drowning? Sorry August you have the wrong info. Sad that he lost his position, but well deserved. Let's move on with officer Ed and start inquiring about the poor old lady that almost lost her life.

Written on Marco officer fired for role in August car crash:

Speed kills. Hope others stop driving like maniacs. The need to speed is uncalled for. Chief Hunter this is a good message. He almost killed the other driver.

Written on Collier teachers agree to new contract, salary package:

in response to jwputnam:

In other words, they got a raise.

A well deserved one.

Written on Justice and mercy: Marco Island Code Enforcement Board deals with fallout of downturn:

Liz Carr is showing some flexibility, very good.

Written on UPDATED Leadership Marco: Class of 2011:

Children please stop the nonsense!

Written on "Naples Daily NewsMakers with Jeff Lytle:" Don Hunter returns :

in response to RayPray:

>>> Really, Who feeds you these comedy lines???

"most of us are behind you 100%."

>>> Most is less than all, so hardly '100%'

"the vast majority is in full support of you"

>>> What do you know about this 'vast majority' of anything?

"the MIPD needs to keep it a first class force."

>>> First class force? Like the NYPD? Scotland Yard? Even those working there like Sacho and Jet Ski would never say this Keystone Kops force was ever 1st class in anything.

"Ignore the perennial...crack-pots."

>>> That would have to be you yourself!

>>> After your well-documented years of shameful attacks against Sheriff Hunter and the CCSO, don't you certainly owe the Chief many humble apologies?

Jet Ski / Hennings
Sacho / ????
Wite Glasses / ????

Who are they Ray?

Written on Marco police car involved in wreck that shut down Collier Blvd.:

in response to RayNetherwood:

If the Eagle is interested, have some pretty good cell phone cam pics ..... couldn't resist.

To be continued......

Written on Marco police car involved in wreck that shut down Collier Blvd.:

in response to marconed:

In every organization you always have a few problem members.In this one its Rambo and the guy who wears his girlfriends white glasses. Sorry folks we dont dont need 35 officers on this island.Im startind to see more deputies on the island and 951.Hopefully theyre gonna take over

Ed, I agree with you. By the way, what are Rambo's and white glasses real names? I'm curious.

Written on Collier teachers want salary adjustments to offset retirement contribution mandate:

Why not just let them work for free. These educated people who make a positive impact on our children deserve much better than a measly 2 % bonus.

Written on Marco police car involved in wreck that shut down Collier Blvd.:

in response to RayPray:

This cop once told me he had worked in the NYPD for a dozen years or so before coming here, in swat teams, performing various hush-hush gallant missions.

He told the same story in a profile in the Coastal Breeze.

Of course, the reason we are surrounded with so many self-advertised war and other heros down here is that local papers don't fact-check anything....

An NYPD cop can serve for 20 years, then retire with wonderful benefits. So, whenever I meet an NYPD cop who leaves before the 20 years, I have to wonder why....

Hey Ray, funny you should say that. He told me the same thing. I think he is full of it.

Written on Marco police, Collier Sheriff's Office conducting investigations into officer-involved crash:

in response to u2cane:

A few bad apples doesn't mean they are all bad.

Very true! However, based on the damage this BIG apple was speeding.

Written on Marco police car involved in wreck that shut down Collier Blvd.:

in response to 002127:

Hello Islanders, I'am new to your little blog and a summer traveler to Marco. It's really sad to see how you all pick on each other. But in respone to this police incident and the elderly lady...If I'am correct a 911 call was placed at the same time for the drowning of a child. I would bet the officer was responding to that call to assist. Needless to say it is a shame that the police won't admit the officer was responding to the drowning and forgot to use his lights and sirens, thereby at fault for the accident and trying to blame an elderly person. Even if he was using lights and sirens he shouldn't have been doing 60 mph! Someone needs to have the tapes pulled of the police dispatcher recordings to see who was responding to the drowning.
To the new Chief... now it's your turn to make some serious changes within the police department.
To the citizens of Marco, you need to demand from the council the all officers are fit to be police officers. They should be meeting weight in proportion to height requirements. I could go on and on but I'll stop here as this is my first blog. Good Luck to all!!!

The officer is not a fault here. He is not the one that caused the accident. Having said that, he probably was speeding. The chief should take some action against the officer for his contribution to the accident. Height and weight has no bearing on the way the job is accomplished.

Written on Marco police car involved in wreck that shut down Collier Blvd.:

in response to dc5799:

I find it hard to believe an 80 year old woman pulling out of a driveway not looking and flying onto Collier. Why did Lt Goetz say he couldnt say who was at fault and did he say it appeared the 80 year old turned in front of the police car.
Seem's to me he has made up his mind according to the eagle.

Here is the outcome.

Old lady at fault for violation of right of way. Police Officer speeding but it will not make a difference. End of story.

Written on Marco police car involved in wreck that shut down Collier Blvd.:

in response to MarcoIslandWoman:

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Not everyone on this island is a drunk.

Written on Marco police car involved in wreck that shut down Collier Blvd.:

in response to 26yearsonmarco:

You are right about it being the heavy dude, because it took about six firemen and paramedics to get him out of the car and lift him into the ambulance.
Also, you may be right about someone flying, because the damage to both cars were not result of a simple fender bender.
Someone from the press needs to get the police report.

You are right about the press looking into this accident. This is Marco Island where the speed limit is 30-35. I can think of a couple of questions to ask. How fast was the officer going, was he responding to an emergency, how many on-duty accidents has he had. This, like you said, is not a small fender bender. This is a test for the new chief. I just hope they are both OK.

Written on Marco police car involved in wreck that shut down Collier Blvd.:

Word is the Officer involved is the heavy dude. By the looks of the damage it appears that someone was flying.

Written on Marco begins sorting 220 applications for Marco Island police chief:

I tend to agree with you Jerry - I know that the best person within the department, or not - is out there. I also have confidence that our new city manager has the ability to make the right choice for our community.

Written on Marco begins sorting 220 applications for Marco Island police chief:

Openbook and diaz, stop the bickering- this is not about you- this is about finding a good man/woman for the job of chief of police. Since you both seem to have such knowledge of the personal and professional lives of the present police officers, who do you think this person should be? There is still time to put in applications. Give the City Manager the name of the best man/woman for the job (not Carr, not Hennings). Either of you thinking of applying?

Written on Marco begins sorting 220 applications for Marco Island police chief:

TCarr... I think responding to this blog was a bad move. One of the qualifications, I believe, are to know when to keep it cool under pressure and let people speak as they wish. Two wrongs NEVER make a right!

Written on Marco begins sorting 220 applications for Marco Island police chief:

I have just one question for all of you - is this officer Hennings the only person that has applied for the job? This article states that there are over 200 candidates that have applied. Why is the only conversation here dealing with one?? I think we all need to hope that our new city manager looks at ALL of the candidates with an open mind and does consider the "whole" package. Being a Marco resident for many years now, I too have had the pleasure of meeting several of the officers that serve this island. I happen to believe that there are a few other officers (besides Hennings) within the department that, in my opinion, would make an excellent police chief.

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