What’s Your Breaking Point?

What’s Your Breaking Point?

What’s your breaking point? Your spouses? Could you predict it? If trauma after trauma was piled upon you for years, would you believe it would be something as innocuous as a shoplifter being released again? That’s what broke Brian. Brian served his country...
Officers, I Will Not Beg You To Stay

Officers, I Will Not Beg You To Stay

Officers, I Will Not Beg You To Stay Officers, I Will not Beg You to Stay in policing, I want to. I also want you to be here with us tomorrow. I thought I would. I wanted to. I thought about ways in which we could support you better. Ways we could convince you to...
Suicide 41

Suicide 41

This is the story of a good man, a good wife, a good department, and a bad disease. Of the 100 confirmed law enforcement officer suicides in 2016, this is the story of number 41.  It is not just a number but a man, a husband, a father, and a police officer. When...
Spend Your Emotions

Spend Your Emotions

Last night, someone commented on our social media page, that we should “save your ‘great sadness’” for the people who are dying and for our new reality. I immediately deleted the comment and would have left it at that, but it troubled me for one very large reason....