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terror attack

School Terror Attack at Beslan and Why We Could be Next


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


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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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).…