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Cop Killer: PTSD and its effect on police officers


The American Cop is at War On a regular basis my officers are sent to calls with individuals suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD. It only makes sense with many returning soldiers from our decade long wars on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan. We have come a long way in understanding and treating those military members suffering from…

School Shooter: The Sandy Hook Promise


The Sandy Hook PromiseĀ  The Sandy Hook Promise was created by a group of parents whose children were slain on that terrible day back in 2012. This event was one of the worst active shooter incidents to ever occur in our country. It is one of the most powerful public service announcements I have ever seen! This is not your…

Traffic Stop: How to act – how to survive


Preparing for the unpredictable Other than responding to domestic fight calls, traffic stops are the most dangerous part of a cops job. This article is NOT about cops surviving a traffic stop. It’s about YOU, John Q. Citizen! I know what you’re thinking. Why is Bart, the veteran cop blogger guy, trying to teach me how to survive a traffic…

5 Reasons Why We Need More Female Cops


More Female Cops Will Benefit American Policing I know that some of my brothers in blue will call me a sell-out for promoting the need for more female cops and I don’t care. I have been doing the job long enough to know better. We need more female cops. Policing in America is at a crossroad. Agencies are losing officers…

Missing Person:The mysterious case of Karen Belding


A true missing person case is rare. Most don’t even merit an investigation. It is not a crime to make yourself disappear. I’m sure each of you have fantasized about making your great escape and just starting over. I know I have. The ones that catch our attention are those that have possible foul play involved. The case of Karen…