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2012 Police & Peace Officers Memorial Day

Published on September 30, 2012 By Sandra

Today was the 2012 Police and Peace Officers Memorial Day, where we take a take a moment to remember those who have given their lives in the line of duty. But it’s so much more than that. We must acknowledge the sacrifice of officers and their loved ones, the impact on those left behind, and […]

Three Years

Published on December 22, 2011 By Sandra

November 28, 2008 was the launch date for this blog and there is value in the saying of “how things change, how much stays the same” as I’ve similar feelings from when the blog was launched and on its one year anniversary in 2009. I’ll not be the one to tell you being a police officer […]

In the Line of Duty – Part Two – The Citizen

Published on February 13, 2011 By Sandra

I left on in the last post with a final comment on what we, both as officers and as citizens, can do about the deaths of our law enforcement. What can we do? Quite a bit, actually. ************ As a citizen, you are the eyes and ears of your police department.  You are an extra […]

This Week in Policing – Dec. 19th, 2008

Published on December 19, 2008 By Sandra

Last Friday, Dec 12th, was a sad day.   First. locally, there was the Christmas party shooting in Vancouver.  The owner of the business where the incident took place, forty year old Benjamin Banky, was killed by an ex-employee during the staff Christmas Party.  The suspect was arrested after a tense standoff with police, and no one else was physically […]