Our Gooey Blue Centers

Our Gooey Blue Centers

I recently read an article on Calibre Press about a retiring Lieutenant’s hero: his wife. I find myself in a similar position. For my part, if there were ever a choice to make between my wife and my career, my career would take a distant second. She inspires me, keeps me human. For ...
The Mindful Officer: On Eating …

The Mindful Officer: On Eating …

Most first responders don’t understand, or even know of, the concept of mindful eating. Most of us eat what we can, when we can. It’s the nature of our work. A meal happens in minutes or less. I’ve personally seen some impressive man-sized helpings shoveled in so fast it would cross ...
BODYCAM: Fatal OIS in Chicago

BODYCAM: Fatal OIS in Chicago

From wgntv.com:  Bodycam video released Friday night shows a fatal shooting involving a Chicago police officer. COPA, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, released the video for transparency reasons from a fatal police involved shooting at the end of November. Officers ...