Tag Archives: #militarylivesmatter

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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To My Friends Outside My Police Family: This is Why We Can’t Stop Talking About It.

You may be my friend in real life.  You might just be someone who knew me when I was a child.  Maybe we grew up together and we follow each others life through social media. You see pictures of my … Continue reading

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Open Letter to a Rookie’s Spouse: Fear Not. You aren’t Alone.

Your significant other has always wanted to be an officer. They have that “first man in, last man out” mentality. They were born to do something heroic and brave. They have a heart that is so desperate to change the … Continue reading

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Dear Son, Be Better.

My dearest son, I am tasked with a very difficult job.  I am tasked with raising you into a man.  Not only am I tasked with raising you into a man, I’m tasked with raising you into a good man; a … Continue reading

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Because They Signed Up For It.

A certain phrase has been bothering me.  It is a sentence that seems to manage it’s way into every comment section of any news story.  It’s a minimizing phrase.  It’s ignorant, offensive, and ill-intended.  Today, the state of Texas has … Continue reading

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