Rainy Days

It’s raining in Southern California.  Again.  […]

Calls from 9-1-1: The Freeway Complex Fire

Ever wonder what it’s like answering 9-1-1 Emergency calls?  These are real stories from actual 9-1-1 calls providing an inside-look at the world of emergency communications: the good, the bad, the funny, and the sad; and how it all affects the dispatchers who answer those calls 24/7/365. […]

Former Cop Turned Realtor, Helps 1st-Responders Buy Homes

Jeff Parkerson has spent his entire adult life in service to others, first as a Marine, then a police officer, and now as a realtor helping first-responders buy or sell homes. […]

Calls from 9-1-1: The Bank Job

Ever wonder what it’s like answering 9-1-1 Emergency calls?  These are real stories from actual 9-1-1 calls providing an inside-look at the world of emergency communications: the good, the bad, the funny, and the sad; and how it all affects the dispatchers who answer those calls 24/7/365. […]

Texas Cop Brings Whole New Meaning to “Superhero”

Photo courtesy of Heroes & Cops Against Childhood Cancer. Damon Cole is a full-time police officer with the Fort Worth Police Department (TX), but he is no ordinary cop.  He is a superhero.   […]

A Review of NBC’s Hit Drama “Shades of Blue”

A rhetoric of police brutality and corruption outweigh powerful performances by Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta in NBC’s Hit Drama “Shades of Blue”. […]

What I Loved Most About Being a 911 Dispatcher

I was often asked what I loved most about working as a 911 dispatcher.  Well, the answer may surprise you… […]

Law Enforcement Runs 2016 Baker to Vegas Relay

Law enforcement agencies from all around the world gathered in the California desert last weekend for the 2016 Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup Relay. […]

Yoga 101 for 911 Dispatchers

Meditate on this: yoga can help emergency dispatchers deal with stress. […]

Stress in Public-Safety: Is the glass half-full or half-empty?

When you see the picture of the glass in its captured state, the age-old question first comes to mind: “Is the glass half-full or half-empty?” […]