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Stalker Warning Signs that Should Not Be Ignored


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…

sexual assault

Sexual Assault: A veteran cop shows you how to survive


Fight to survive a sexual assault Up until now, most of my articles have been mostly “feel good ah shucks” type of personal and family safety topics. I have covered topics like cyber bullying, burglary prevention, online scams and other worthy tips uniquely provided from my experience as a cop. Not to sound overly cliche but the gloves are coming…

crime scene investigation

Crime Scene Investigation (CSI): Truth vs. Fiction


What every cop wants you to know about CSI It didn’t take long. The television show, CSI, or “Crime Scene Investigation”, soared in popularity quickly from the start. Americans love cop shows. Almost every night of the week you can catch some variation of one. It was only a matter of time before someone would create a niche for the…

online scams

Online Scams: The top 5 from a Veteran Cop


Online scams: the top 5 The birth of the internet almost 20 years ago has ramped up the ingenious ways online scams are carried out. As a veteran cop, I have seen every possible scheme and hustle that has been hatched by these keyboard hucksters. Although these online scams showed up on day 2 of the internet, most have been refined…

Cyber Bullying: The truth that may shock you


Cyber bullying and the wonderful age of the internet I still remember the day my Sergeant told us that we would be getting a computer for our shift. Most of us shrugged the gesture off as just another fad. I mean, why would you need to a replace a typewriter anyway. He also said that with the computer will come…