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...
10 Reasons You Shouldn’t Care About Police

10 Reasons You Shouldn’t Care About Police

Yup, you read that right. I know there are millions of you that hate cops, and there are millions of you that love them. I’ve given it a lot of thought and realized the haters have a point. I mean seriously, in 1962 John F. Kennedy decided to set aside an entire...
No One Is Completely Dead…

No One Is Completely Dead…

I should be preparing for tonight’s board meeting, actually, I really should be cleaning my office. Instead, I am writing you this letter. Who are you? Friends, family, volunteers, board members, advisors, supporters, LinkedIn connections, family members who have lost...
Simply the Best…Until She Wasn’t

Simply the Best…Until She Wasn’t

She was the first professional of her family. Drugs and alcohol were something that affected her life from birth. Despite the family life she grew up in, Erika said, “not me.” She started off in the Police Explorers and a declaration of her future employment at the...