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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…

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).…

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…

personal safety app

Personal Safety Apps: The 5 that could save your life


Why personal safety apps are a must Personal safety apps, or simply just “Apps”, are here to stay. There is literally an app for everything these days. But as you already know, all apps are not created equal. Most apps come to you at no cost. The apps that cost you are usually an upgraded version of the free ones…

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…