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The New Power in the fight against Law Enforcement Officer Suicide By Peter Femia Back in late 2007, a very high profile double inmate escape occurred at my facility. The amount of press coverage it received ...
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You Are Not Alone: We Are in This Fight Together By Peter Femia In 1994, I did my first “walk through” as a rookie at the Union County Jail, in Elizabeth, New Jersey. I walked onto ...
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Dropping the ball: The FBI and mass shootings Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. (Ret.) The latest school shooting massacre in Florida once again leaves law enforcement with egg on its face. It seems that law enforcement ...
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My Message For Officers Facing Challenging Times By Paul O’Connor If you’re facing a difficult time, I want you to take a moment to hear my story. I was involved in a shooting in which I ...
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The Tragic Toll of Police Work By Joseph Pangaro, CPM Click play button to listen to story or continue reading below http://www.thebluemagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Pangaro-Tragic-Toll.mp3 Having served my community for 27 years, I have come to some understanding about ...
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Background Checks By Timothy C. Parlatore, Esq. In the wake of yet another tragic school shooting, politicians and activists immediately turn to the familiar debate over gun control. Given the high emotions on both sides of ...
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PTSD: The Hidden Killer of Law Enforcement By William Peppard Any time a law enforcement officer is killed in the line of duty is a cause for sorrow. Police agencies are traumatized with the death of ...
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It’s not how they DIED that made them heroes, it’s how they LIVED By Valarie Velazquez-Stetz Vince Gibson tells the story of his younger brother, Philadelphia Det. Joseph Gibson #8105. Vince has been fighting for his ...
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Public Schools and the Second Amendment: Should We Arm School Teachers? By Joseph R. Uliano, M.A., Ed.S. First and foremost there is a huge legal obstacle in the way. This obstacle was created in 1990 when ...
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