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From Easter eggs to lethal encounters

Published on April 20, 2011 By Sandra

Yesterday morning, I was elbows deep in jelly beans, Easter bunny gumdrops and chocolate eggs.  Normally, I would have been mentally preparing myself for the upcoming shift, but instead, I was wrestling equal amounts of candy into a few dozen small cellophane bags.  My kids thought it would be a wonderful treat for their school […]

Game Face

Published on February 24, 2010 By Sandra

One aspect of this job that often comes as a surprise to the family and loved ones of police officers is the change that overcomes their officers in the hours leading up to the start of shift.  No, the officers do not go through a science fiction style metamorphosis; instead officers likely exhibit subtle and sometimes not […]