The Mindful Officer: Staying Calm in the Storm

The Mindful Officer: Staying Calm in the Storm

We as LEOs aren’t strangers to performance under stress. Often negotiating many stressful situations in a single tour of duty, I wonder: What can cause mistakes or, even worse, panic during our daily rollercoaster ride? A sports analogy: Your favorite NFL receiver misses a sideline ...
Oh Deer: Not the Burglar Expected!

Oh Deer: Not the Burglar Expected!

From dfw.cbslocal.com:  What police thought was a burglary in progress ended up being a frightened deer instead. Police in Lufkin (about 170 miles southeast of Dallas) said they responded to a burglary Thursday morning after a homeowner said she heard glass break and that she was ...
Lies: Where do You Stand?

Lies: Where do You Stand?

Before we delve into a most serious topic, before you read my article, let’s take a few minutes out and review a song, as I try move to make a point. Go ahead. Go YouTube “Lies” by The Knickerbockers. It’s OK. I’ll wait for you. Once you listen to it, listen again. From a ...