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25 Children Rescued, 27 Men Arrested in Ohio Operations

Last week, 27 suspects were arrested during “Operation Moving Target.” The Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force led the 4 day operation. The Office of the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor said, “The purpose of the operation was to identify and arrest individuals interested in engaging in sexual activity with whom they believed to be minor …

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Don’t let holiday blues exclude you

The holidays are here and, holy shit, did they get here quickly this year.  It’s a known fact the time between November to January causes the most depression, and stress, in general.  Some factors include family (or lack thereof) issues, work stress due to end of year time crunches, and general “seasonal affective disorder.”  (Read …

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Bourbiz- Are you going? We are!

What if I told you there was an event coming up that would provide you with a lot of free resources and free alcohol? On November 14th, Grunt Style will be a presenting sponsor at Bourbiz San Antonio. This will be held at Brick in the Blue Star Arts Complex from 4-8pm. Grunt Style’s CEO, …

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Have a bad day, but learn resiliency

Mondays, amiright? Mondays usually bring out a lot of stress in people.  Probably because you didn’t get everything accomplished you wanted (or needed) to over the weekend and now a whole new week is here with it’s own challenges. And maybe those challenges are spilling into multiple weeks. How do you learn resiliency? Typically in …

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Our community camaraderie goes unmatched

First off, when we say ‘our community,’ we mean more than just military.  Military, first responders, law enforcement and other public servants are the heartbeat of their community and subsequently, ours here.  The camaraderie of said community is completely unmatched. The very definition of camaraderie is “mutual trust and friendship among people who spend a …

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Tragic death of Houston Sheriff Deputy moves entire nation

On Friday, September 27, Houston’s Harris County Sheriff Department had one of their deputies shot from behind and killed.  Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal was an Indian Sikh who was known both as a “trailblazer” for his community and as a genuinely good person. The Officer was conducting a routine traffic stop when the coward who shot …

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What Cops Don’t Tell You – The Secrets of Police Work: 3 of 3

Part III This is the final part of the three piece series, focusing on the secrets of police work.  Click on the following links if you missed parts one or two. Respect is earned, not given. Just because you have a gun and a badge, does not mean the people you encounter will respect you. …

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What Cops Don’t Tell You – The Secrets of Police Work: 2 of 3

PART II I focused the second part of this series on the everyday type of calls and interactions police officers endure on a shift. I see dead people…often. If you don’t handle death well, you probably shouldn’t apply to be a police officer.  At least once or twice a week, you will handle a death …

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What Cops Don’t tell You – The Secrets of Police Work: Part 1

I am writing this three-part series as an informational guide for those who have never served in law enforcement or are thinking about pursuing the career. It’s not meant to be an excuse for the actions of officers, nor is it meant to be a grandiose piece dedicated to the exaltation of the job; although …

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