VIDEO: Officer Attacked at Shopping Mall

VIDEO: Officer Attacked at Shopping Mall

From FCPDNews.com: A 23-year-old man from Southeast, Washington, D.C., is facing several charges after assaulting an officer. Shortly after 3 yesterday afternoon, an officer patrolling the 8200 block of Russell Road in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County came across a man who ...
Morals and Morale: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Morals and Morale: Two Sides of the Same Coin

I’ve been in law enforcement for 38 years. I’ve seen a lot of changes in the profession. I’ve also seen a consistency in some protocols and behavior when it comes to organizational knee-jerk reactions by bosses to complaints and/or the ever-changing political winds. Some of those ...
MAYDAY! I’m Caught in the Comparison Trap!

MAYDAY! I’m Caught in the Comparison Trap!

"The only person you should try to be better than is who you were yesterday." – Unknown Firefighters are some of the most competitive people I know. For the most part, that sense of competition is connected closely with camaraderie, and it serves us well: We push ourselves to run ...
DASHCAM: Police Rescue Woman Sleepy on Highway

DASHCAM: Police Rescue Woman Sleepy on Highway

From Yahoo.com: Texas police dashcam footage appears to show the moment a woman was found sleeping in the road. The Fulshear Police Department released the tape that shows one of their officers, Sgt. Charlie Scott, rushing to the aid of the woman as she lay motionless in the ...