THE JOB I HAD ALWAYS WANTED

THE JOB I HAD ALWAYS WANTED

Why I Walk The Line
A CHIEF SPEAKS THE TRUTH

A CHIEF SPEAKS THE TRUTH

I know no other people that are willing to lay down their life except Christ, the military, and police officers. It is a calling. This is not a job to law enforcement.  This is a calling. Because I can grant you, none of us do this for the pay. 
Protection Bible Verses For First Responders

Protection Bible Verses For First Responders

This country’s police officers, dispatchers, fire fighters, EMTs and Paramedics see what no one else has seen. No matter what badge they wear, each has taken an oath to protect society.
Uplifting Bible Verses For First Responders

Uplifting Bible Verses For First Responders

Emergency personnel see people at their absolute worst. Because of this you need to be uplifted. When you are dealing with negative, you must be a light of positivity. These verses offer hope for a better tomorrow.
Empowering Bible Verses For First Responders

Empowering Bible Verses For First Responders

Most likely, if you have found this article you are either a first responder yourself or you love a first responder.
First Responders who are Struggling

First Responders who are Struggling

“Responding to critical incidents may result in 5.9–22 % of first responders developing psychological trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder. These impacts may be physical, mental, and/or behavioral.”
Ten Reasons Cops Are Stressed

Ten Reasons Cops Are Stressed

It doesn't weigh much, until you put it on......
In This Family...EVERYONE Fights Alone

In This Family...EVERYONE Fights Alone

The phrase "In this Family..No One Fights Alone"...is simply not true on so many levels. When officers ride in a patrol car in most jurisdictions, ...
"FAILURE TO RESIGN".......huh?

"FAILURE TO RESIGN".......huh?

I hope this finds everyone enjoying the new year. It is bittersweet for me. I was fired from North Charleston Police Department after almost 19yrs ...
I AM HERE

I AM HERE

I Am Your Dispatcher
Is “Hero” Too Strong a Word?

Is “Hero” Too Strong a Word?

If You Think So, You’re Out of Your Mind. A Christmas concert outside a Manhattan church this week ended in an encore of gunfire when a gunman with...
High School Shooting Survivor

High School Shooting Survivor

I am 19 years old, and when I was 15, a high school sophomore, a boy that I knew opened fire in the lobby of my high school.
Where is the FUTURE in Law Enforcement?

Where is the FUTURE in Law Enforcement?

Is there a future in Law Enforcement?
How To Say Thank You

How To Say Thank You

When you see first responders out in the community, give your thanks, however big or small. You never know what they’re going through, what their day will bring, or just how much that tiny gesture reminds them why they do what they do.
EMS AND FIRE STRONG !!!

EMS AND FIRE STRONG !!!

23 Year Firefighter / 20 Year EMT
Should Addicts Be Forced Into Treatment?

Should Addicts Be Forced Into Treatment?

If your loved one is suffering from alcohol or drug abuse, First Responders First is here to support your family. 
First Responders and PTSD

First Responders and PTSD

No matter what you're going through, we're here for you.

 

First Responders and Alcohol

First Responders and Alcohol

Plenty of people like to kick back at the end of a hard day’s work with a drink in hand. Depending on how much you drink, your family history, and ...
Take ownership of your part!

Take ownership of your part!

Thank you for your service.  You make the world a better place.   Take ownership of your part!
Why I Give Out Cards

Why I Give Out Cards

"He teared up and gave me his card."
What Is A Cop?

What Is A Cop?

"You had better straighten up or that officer will arrest you"
Fireman Dad Jokes

Fireman Dad Jokes

Firefighters are real-life heroes who put themselves at risk to save other people’s lives everyday.   How can one tell that there is a firefighte...
"Be Careful Out There"

"Be Careful Out There"

Officer safety alert, more officers kill themselves than are killed in the line of duty.
Don't Suffer In Silence

Don't Suffer In Silence

Officers are taught from the Academy and learn every day on the street, how to maintain professionalism and not show their emotions while they are...
What Do You Think?

What Do You Think?

What do YOU think? Where should O.C. be placed? Which hand should be used to deploy?
9/11 Never Forget

9/11 Never Forget

Today, be reminded that there are still heroes in our midst standing ready to confront evil, prepared to face dangers that send all others fleeing.
A Cop's Letter To A Lost Wife

A Cop's Letter To A Lost Wife

A letter to my lost wife.
Pacemaker + Uniform + Passion = Saving Lives

Pacemaker + Uniform + Passion = Saving Lives

After Two Cardiac Arrests, I KNOW what my patients feel.