Tag Archives: Dispatch

Peaceful Transitions

Let’s face it, most people do not like change, particularly when it comes upon them unexpectedly or is forced upon them against their will. It is bad enough when change is inevitable (age, etc.) and one can potentially prepare. Still, … Continue reading

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Respecting Authority

Last week I mentioned our attitudes towards/against authority, which can frequently lead to violence and a break down in Law and Order. There seems to be a continuing attitude of disrespect for LEOs and a general disregard for Law and, … Continue reading

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We Are Not Promised Tomorrow…

While this is definitely not a verse found in the Bible, it is certainly a concept expressed in a number of different Scriptures, such as James 4:13-16:  “Come now, you who say, ‘Today or tomorrow we will go to such … Continue reading

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Walking the Talk

There is one thing I am certain we can all agree on: all the theories and classroom instruction in the world will not fully prepare anyone for the realities they will have to face as a First Responder. It is … Continue reading

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Dangerous Self-Reliance

Last week I wrote about the importance of partners; partners in our daily patrols as well as in our recovery journeys. Today I would like to look at the dangers of going it alone from a slightly different angle. One … Continue reading

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The Importance of Partners

As we continue to walk out our recovery journeys, one thing will certainly become readily apparent: we were not meant to walk this road alone. “Though one may be overpowered by another, two can withstand him. And a threefold cord … Continue reading

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Your Life Matters

With all the hate and rhetoric swirling around our country today, particularly that which is directed at our Brothers and Sisters in Blue, I felt the time was right to take as step back and reinforce the intrinsic value of … Continue reading

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