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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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So You Wanna Be A Cop?

“What advice would you give to someone considering a career in law enforcement, especially in today’s climate?” This question is one of the more common one’s I am asked from our active Facebook Community Page.  While an exhaustive list of … Continue reading

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You Are Entitled To Be Wrong

“I’m entitled to my opinion”… …not a surprising line in today’s culture of unearned and unnecessary entitlements, along with the constant faux expressions of outrage or offense over ideas and situations that people, in reality, give very very little thought … 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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Lessons in Losing a Brother

News of an officer involved shooting cut through the rest of the morning talk-radio chatter on the drive to work.  Most of the other officers at the department had also heard the news, but the disposition was unknown.  We all hoped … Continue reading

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