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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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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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We Will Keep Writing.

We received our first death threat.  I read it over and over again before I submitted it to the FBI for review.  I wasn’t reading it because the person actually made me afraid.  I was reading it because I was … Continue reading

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“Dear Officer, I See You” Video Tribute

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13 Signs You Are a Police Wife

Let’s all be honest.  Police wives are crazy.  We aren’t fooling anyone.  We are flat-out, undeniably crazy. I’m not talking about the kind of crazy where you break into someone’s home and try on all their clothes. I’m not talking about … Continue reading

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There is a War on Goodness.

Michael Moore reminded me of something that I had forgotten.  For a moment, I had narrowed my views to believing that there was a war on police officers.  Don’t get me wrong.  There absolutely is a blatant attack that is … Continue reading

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Officer Down – Lessons on Losing a Brother

This story touched my heart and I needed to share it.  Our friend at COPLIFE.NET, Mike, waited 4 years to tell the story of losing a brother in blue.  Not only was he mourning the loss of his fellow officer and … Continue reading

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Dear Silent Majority, They Need You.

My name isn’t Elizabeth Shiftwell but I am the author of “Dear Officer, I See You” and “Dear Officer’s Wife, I See You Too.”   To my surprise, both blogs went viral within a couple of hours.  I have to … Continue reading

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Dear America – We Are Better Than This.

Dear America, Stop it.  We are better than this.  We are better than hate.  We are better than segregation.  We are better than racism.  Over the past few months, I have spent a substantial amount of time reading the comments … Continue reading

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Dear Officer’s Wife – I See You Too.

Dear Officer’s Wife, I recently wrote a blog that was intended to touch the lives of our police force.  It was intended to make them realize that they weren’t alone and forgotten by the very people that they protect.  I … Continue reading

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