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26 08, 2018

Mental Health Professional Finds Rewards in Helping First-Responders

By |August 26th, 2018|Mental Health, Public Recognition and Honors|0 Comments

Dr. Deborah Silveria had her phone in hand as she stood in the terminal at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, CA. She was checking last-minute text messages and emails when I met her outside the gate. […]

7 02, 2018

Army Vet, Former Firefighter Creates Podcast for First-Responders

By |February 7th, 2018|Opinion, Public Recognition and Honors|0 Comments

John Stone has responded to two terrorist attacks both as an active-duty Army Soldier and EMT/firefighter. He speaks from those experiences in his new podcast, Yucked Up. […]

13 11, 2017

For Those Who Work Fire Services: The Thin Red Line

By |November 13th, 2017|Opinion, Public Education, Public Recognition and Honors|1 Comment

To the unsung heroes who work in fire services… we call you, “The Thin Red Line”. […]

18 07, 2016

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

By |July 18th, 2016|Public Recognition and Honors|0 Comments

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. […]

11 06, 2016

Texas Cop Brings Whole New Meaning to “Superhero”

By |June 11th, 2016|Public Recognition and Honors|0 Comments

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.   […]

21 03, 2016

Law Enforcement Runs 2016 Baker to Vegas Relay

By |March 21st, 2016|Opinion, Public Recognition and Honors|0 Comments

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

23 12, 2015

Why it’s so Difficult Working the Holidays in Public-Safety

By |December 23rd, 2015|Public Education, Public Recognition and Honors|0 Comments

Public-safety is no easy job to begin with, but the holidays always seem to make it tougher. […]

15 10, 2015

For Those Who Work Corrections: The Thin Silver Line

By |October 15th, 2015|Opinion, Public Education, Public Recognition and Honors|2 Comments

To the unsung heroes who work corrections in our nation’s jails and prisons… we call you, “The Thin Silver Line”. […]

14 04, 2015

For Those Who Wear the Headset: The Thin Gold Line

By |April 14th, 2015|Opinion, Public Education, Public Recognition and Honors|7 Comments

To the unsung heroes in dispatch communications who answer emergency phone calls… we call you, “The Thin Gold Line”. […]

25 08, 2013

Teenage Girl and Dispatcher Honored as 9-1-1 Heroes at APCO Conference

By |August 25th, 2013|Public Recognition and Honors|0 Comments

On August 20th, 9-1-1 For Kids hosted a special Hero Award Ceremony at the 2013 APCO Conference honoring Dispatcher Lucy Kruse from the Brea Police Department (CA) for a call she handled from Samantha Swisher (17yrs), who called 9-1-1 requesting paramedics for her father. […]