A Police Officer with an Exquisite Practice. ~ Photographed by Robert Sturman

Via on Mar 2, 2012
Yep, he’s a real police officer—refers to himself as an officer of the peace and is highly respected in the department. We practice yoga together in Los Angeles. And, in the name of Art, he’s posing in full uniform—guns, baton, and mala beads.
More officers than one would imagine are complementing their physical conditioning with a serious yoga practice, which includes meditation.
 

Now that’s badass.

 

 

Hand-Altered SX70 Polaroids by Robert Sturman.

The Yogi you would want to get pulled over by: Officer Milosevich

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Everybody’s doin’ it. Check out the Prisoners from San Quentin gettin’ their yoga on.

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11 Responses to “A Police Officer with an Exquisite Practice. ~ Photographed by Robert Sturman”

  1. allison says:

    I love your work! This is awesome :) keep it up

  2. I LOVE the mala beads with his uniform. nice touch.

  3. Oooh sexy says:

    And he’s hot too!

  4. Eric says:

    Great photos! I recently spotted a "Police" magazine which had the cover story: "Challenges of policing the Occupy Movement". it was interesting to read how they viewed it, how they deconstructed it: they were protecting the protesters from themselves and the law abiding citizenry from the protesters. I would be interested to hear Officer Milosevich's take on it…how maybe a cop with a yoga/meditation background would have dealt with it. Thanks!

  5. Gail Super says:

    It is very beautiful- you have captured the beauty of yoga exquisitly! I would love to have some of your work beautifying my home. Just a small comment- I think you meant to use the word 'complement' not 'compliment'….just cos you asked for typos…i think that is one.

    om shanti

  6. Keren says:

    Really beautiful!

  7. Tanya Lee Markul Tanya Lee Markul says:

    Um, this is taking a man in uniform to a whole new level. Thank you! Wowee. xoxo

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