Monthly Archives : March 2017

heroine overdose

Big Pharma and the Heroin Death Machine


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…

emergency dispatcher

Emergency Dispatcher: What really happens when you call 911


911, what’s your emergency? As I begin this article, I reflect on the thousands of calls I have answered during my years as an emergency dispatcher. I have handled calls ranging from what time does the public library open to murder. I have learned and have tried to put all of the negative aspects of the job behind me. From…

stalker

The 6 Warning Signs of A Stalker


Stalker As a cop who has worked the streets, stalkers can be the most persistent and perplexing players for  law enforcement to handle. The reasons are many. The biggest are the laws written to define what a stalker actually is. I have responded to many calls where the victim is claiming to be stalked by an individual. I’m sure in…

domestic assault

Domestic Violence: 4 warning signs that could save your life


Domestic Violence When I decided to try my hand at starting a blog, the obvious topic of choice was my experiences as a cop. It’s what I know. Like it or not, it’s who I am. I could have taken the safer route like becoming a food blogger or a blog blogger (someone who blogs about how to start a blog).…