Retired Seattle Police Officers Association

RAP | Retired & Active Police

RAP meets every Thursday at 11:00 AM at the Nile Country Club, 205th & Interstate 5.

APRIL 6, 2017

On a rainy Spring day twenty-seven R.A.P. club members attended the weekly meeting. In the absence of elected leadership, Past President Ron Chapman took over duties of vice president and Past President Nordlund took the gavel.

Following tradition Ron rang the club’s bell at 12:00 Noon and Nordlund led the pledge of allegiance. Incoming president Pote was not able to attend today’s meeting because of recent wrist surgery and the illness of his wife Patti. Take care of Patti and yourself Greg, R.A.P. will survive.

Welcome to Cloyd Steiger and Verlin Judd. This is Cloyd’s first R.A.P. meeting. Now that he is retired, Cloyd is working for the State A.G. as “Chief” investigator of the H.I.T.S. unit.
For today’s Witkowski beverage drawing, Ron asked Verlin to pick the winning number. And that number is 19 belonging to Jim Johnson.

In pension office news, Chief Frank Ramon #641 widow Lorraine passed away on March 30th at age 93.

Treasurer Guich reports the bank has $2461.08 of the club’s money. And this week Dave Hortin celebrated his 73rd birthday. (Dave has completed the first round of his cancer treatments. We all wish him the very best and look forward to seeing him and Jan at R.A.P.)

Time to give away five-dollars. Ron handed the chip container to the treasurer who reached in and pulled out chip number 16 handing Dean Quall the five-dollar bill.

Our Prince of Mirth was not with us today so to start the laughter Cloyd Steiger just mentioned Ed Murray. Mike Severance followed with a story about when your black your black and when your white you come in various colors.

Treasurer Guich collected $105.00 for the raffle. Eric Michl was called to the Chair of Truth. He handed Cloyd his tickets. Cloyd reached into the plastic jug and pulled out ticket #3755480 that naturally was one of the tickets handed to him by Eric.

Congratulations to all the winners.

Don’t forget next Wednesday’s retired officers’ meeting. Our own Al Nelson retired lead investigator for the BNSF railroad police will be the guest speaker