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Column - December 23, 2011

Patrolling the streets on Christmas Eve

by Jeb Bing

If you're out walking the dog late tomorrow night and a police car passes by, wave a Merry Christmas to the officer patrolling our streets. Working the "graveyard" shift, as overnight duty is often called, can be a tough assignment in any profession. But usually those jobs don't require Christmas Eve and Christmas Day duty, except, of course, for those with the media, airlines, gas station attendants, and police.

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