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A senseless death…

We arrived at the Children’s Hospital Emergency Room at the same time. He and his partner parked and I pulled up to their left and did the same. I got out of my car and watched as the officer hurried … Continue reading

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The appreciation is appreciated…

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day is apparently a thing. It’s January 9th, the same day as National Apricot Day and National Static Electricity Day. I kid you not. I had several people send me thoughtful messages on National Law Enforcement … Continue reading

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The little picture…

It’s often a good thing for people to be able to see or understand the “big picture,” when it comes to certain things. There’s a saying for when a person is so focused on the minutia of something, that they … Continue reading

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On police and social media. Where’s the line?

Social media is a¬†relatively new phenomenon, and just like any other corporation, small business or individual, police departments are still trying to figure out ways to use it in a productive way. Some uses are obvious. Social media is a … Continue reading

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Fun with guns…let’s figure it out

I am whatever the opposite of political is. Apolitical? It’s not that I don’t care about what happens in the world I live in, no, I do. I get enough argument and headache at work and with trying to carry … Continue reading

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On violence and the mental health of police officers…Who cares?

“Why don’t you go back in service, Don.” It wasn’t a question so much as it was a request. There were enough police officers on the scene and I wasn’t needed anymore, so the sergeant was cutting me loose to … Continue reading

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