Monday, February 16, 2009

Calamity Jane Update

Calamity Jane is what I'm calling the girl that had the AD at the shooting range. There's been more shooting range fun. She continues to cover the muzzle with her hand, and covering the eject port with her hand when racking the slide (is that the right term?) My favorite is when HF told me that she was shooting like a Charlie's Angel. She was standing with one leg forward and bent a little. After she shot, she brought the gun up to her face to blow off the smoke, just like in a cheesy movie and said, "YES." Except, she was pointing the barrel of the gun at her nose and not straight up in the air. The instructor explained to her that the only reason actors shoot like that in movies is for product placement and so you can see the gorgeous actor's face. You obviously can't shoot like that on the job.

At the academy, they were doing scenarios where the cop had to get a suspect to do what they wanted. During her scenario, her suspect began walking away, and she stood there with her feet together, leaning forward with one fist on her hip and the other wiggling her baton in his direction saying, "Hey. You get back here Mister!" just like you would to a child. Of course, everyone is cracking up. Then during her critique, she argued with the instructors about what she did wrong, and then saw her family in the hallway, and walked out in the middle of her critique. I guess she got reemed by the instructors pretty good and warned that if she did anything like this again she would be gone.

On a positive note, HF said that she's been doing better and accepting criticism and instruction better from others. He also said that she's improving overall. Maybe finally taking things seriously. I'm still scared that she is going to kill somebody though.


MeadowLark said...

I. am. Speechless.

(speechless meaning I have a bunch to say now)
Surely his department isn't THAT desperate for diversity!!!! OMG she sounds like a lawsuit waiting to happen.

Please, please, please keep us up to date on this little chickadee!!!! :)

Stephanie said...

Well, I love that movie. (I'm a Doris Day fan, and a fan of musicals...) However, I don't think I would be a fan of the live version.

Josh had someone in his academy that always turned to talk to people with his gun waving around in the air. He also didn't do great on his test, so he was soon let go.

I can't believe that they have let her stay on.

Berserk said...

Wow. That'd be pretty funny if it wasn't real.