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3 Reasons why Cops Hate Firemen

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Yes, cops hate firemen. I wish it weren’t true but you know the old saying, “some things are true whether you believe them or not”. The same can be said for my wife’s appetite for god awful TV. My wife loves to watch a lot of reality television. And talk shows. My god the endless talk shows. Her favorite is…

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School Terror Attack at Beslan and Why We Could be Next

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Are we ready for a school terror attack? Let me begin with a warning. This is heavy stuff here. By reading this article you will feel several emotions, all at the same time. I suggest you read it once and then go back to your routine driven life, filled with rainbows and unicorns, where bad things only happen to other…

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Policing in America: Why good cops are leaving

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Why policing in America is at a crossroad This includes me. The past two years have seen the profession of policing in America turned on its head. The public outcry over several police involved shootings has divided Americans into two groups. The first being the liberal leaning “why are cops killing so many unarmed, helpless, black men.”¬† The second being…

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Cracking the Code: How to make your next post go viral

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Top Secret I believe that the overall appeal of Family Safe First is the honesty that I deliver with each article. If that were not the case, believe me, friends, and especially fellow cops and co-workers, would call me out in a second. Especially when one goes viral. Which is odd because one of the very platforms that I use…

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The 4 Reasons Cops Retire Before You

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It’s just not fair that cops retire before me I’m sure you have heard the old saying “if I had a nickel for every time (insert witty,¬†sometimes arrogant remark here)”! Well, here it comes again. If I had a nickel for every time someone said how lucky I am to be being able to retire at age 50! I usually…

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Child Care Nightmare: the 4 truths that could save your child’s life

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The most precious thing there is It has never been my intention to alarm or scare anyone into paranoia with my blog. If I’m doing this right, the opposite effect and result should occur. By educating you on the pitfalls and dangers of the criminal element, your paranoia should be replaced with confidence and self-awareness. Like you have been here…

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The 5 Must Have Products No Family Should Be Without

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Adapt or get left behind When starting Family Safe First, I wanted to share my knowledge and experience as a cop to empower families on matters of safety. Not every article I have written has followed this exact format. The 5 must have products I am endorsing here is another example of this. On top of practical safety and security…

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Big Pharma and the Heroin Death Machine

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Comfortably numb I may be a little late on this one but this topic bothers me. A lot. About five years ago, while assigned as a violent crimes detective in our agency, it began. People in our city started dying. Not from gang violence, gunshots, knives or suicide. They were dying from heroin. The body’s were piling up. And I…

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