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The Elephant in the Corner

Published on December 19, 2010 By Sandra

My heart was racing and adrenalin was surging through my body when I woke with a start. ———— In my dream, another officer and I were approaching a man seated at an outdoor cafe table. He had his back to us and his table was up against the big picture window of the cafe.  As […]

Backstory – Part 2

Published on June 24, 2010 By Sandra

Sunlight dappled across the deck and their friends conversation was the perfect backdrop for John to cup his wife’s neck and sneak a kiss; she was warm and smelled wonderful.  With some amount of regret John then pushed his chair back, stood up and said good-bye.  The barbeque had been a last minute get-together and […]

Critical Incident Stress Management Team

Published on January 15, 2009 By Sandra

I try to touch on a specialty squad each Thursday, and while the following section is a team within the VPD, it is more a peer support group than an operational squad.  Also, this is in direct response to comments regarding my last post, ‘Reptilian Brain Stem’, where I recount an assault on my partner.  […]