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A group of creatives that is dedicating their talent to encouraging and supporting our Law Enforcement and their families. This is not a site where we are willing to allow negative comments about Law Enforcement. Don't even waste your time. If you want to debate something, leave it to the comment sections in your local news paper. It isn't welcome here. This is a place to encourage and support our Law Enforcement Families. HTB Productions 616 Corporate Way, Suite 2-4184 Valley Cottage, NY 10989

Why Mental Health Awareness is So Important to Policing. 

As a country, we do an awful lot of talking. We love to talk. We talk about controversial subjects like racism, policing, and marriage equality. We like to pick apart the decisions of the latest YouTube sensation, watch cat videos, … Continue reading

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What Charleston Means to Me.

It has been a couple of days since a madman walked into a historical black church in Charleston, South Carolina.  It has been a couple of days since he chose to make a decision, based on hate and division, that … Continue reading

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5 Things Every Police Family Should Be Doing

After the failed ambush on the Dallas Police Department, my phone lit up.  The messages came pouring in from people from my hometown and from people across the nation.  There was one common element to each conversation.  “Dallas has really … Continue reading

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The Weight of Two Worlds: An Officer’s Dilemma

There is a man dancing in my living room right now.  No, I’m not hosting a bachelorette party.  I’m watching my husband make my little boy giggle so hard that he isn’t able to make any noise.  Our son doesn’t … Continue reading

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Do Not Retreat in Grief. Silence is Surrender.

Grief is a terrible and tricky emotion.  It doesn’t negotiate.  It doesn’t segregate.  It does not reason.  When it enters your life, it unpacks it’s bags and doesn’t let you in on it’s departure date.  It whispers little lies in … Continue reading

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To My Fellow Woman Who Wears a Uniform, Thank You. – A Tribute to Officer Kerrie Orozco

I am a woman.  I am a woman who could never be a police officer.  I spend the vast majority of my life as a parent worried about the “what ifs” in life.  What if my airplane crashes?  What if … Continue reading

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Focus Less on Those Who Hate the Police and Start Focusing on Our Own.

There was a time where it bothered me.  In fact, that time is in the not so distant past.  I would pour myself over comment sections and absorb all the negativity from people who had jumped aboard the anti-police train. … Continue reading

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