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21 07, 2013

George Zimmerman Trial Verdict: A No-Win Situation

By |July 21st, 2013|Opinion, Public Education|0 Comments

In the last month, people across the country have been captured by the trial of George Zimmerman, a resident in Central Florida who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, allegedly in self-defense.  On July 13th, a jury acquitted Zimmerman of all criminal charges, including second-degree murder and manslaughter. […]

26 06, 2013

Baby Shower Brings Smiles to Dispatch Center

By |June 26th, 2013|Opinion|0 Comments

Madison Grace is not born yet; in fact, she is not even due to arrive until late August.  However, that did not stop dispatchers at a local emergency communications center in Orange County, CA, from throwing her a party . […]

14 04, 2013

2013 Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup Relay

By |April 14th, 2013|Law Enforcement Training, Opinion|0 Comments

Law enforcement agencies from all around the world gathered in the California desert this weekend for the 2013 Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup Relay. […]

1 01, 2013

Happy New Year to All: Welcoming 2013

By |January 1st, 2013|Opinion|0 Comments

As the clock struck midnight, I heard people wildly celebrating the arrival of 2013 in my neighborhood. Some neighbors were singing, dancing, and kissing outside their houses turning my quiet residential street into our own party hall. I wondered if any of my neighbors realized how many police officers were out in force for public safety on a night like New Year’s Eve. […]

22 11, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving To All

By |November 22nd, 2012|Opinion|0 Comments

There was not any traffic on the Interstate-5 Freeway as I drove to work this Thanksgiving morning at 5:30 a.m., an odd rarity for a freeway running through Orange County, CA.  As I approached my exit in Anaheim, I saw the familiarity of heavy traffic as cars exited towards Disneyland.  Families would be spending time together at “The Happiest Place on Earth” this holiday. […]

17 09, 2012

A Remembrance of September 11th

By |September 17th, 2012|Opinion, Rest in Peace|0 Comments

I remember exactly where I was that fateful morning: Coach had exhausted us on a practice that ran much later than normal the night prior, so many of my teammates and I slept in late the following day.  I woke up on September 11th, 2001, to find that all of my college classes were cancelled for the day. […]

27 08, 2012

Welcome to Operation 10-8!

By |August 27th, 2012|Opinion|0 Comments

Operation 10-8 is dedicated to the brave men, women, and K9s serving in law enforcement who tirelessly work to keep our communities safe, but receive little recognition or gratitude for it.  I am committed to honoring the men and women under those blue uniforms and behind those gold badges for choosing a life of service.  [...]