By Morgan Young – Vice President Client Services/Public Entities – Homes Murphy & Associates
COVID-19 – the term everyone in the world is very intimately familiar with right now. As I’m writing this, I’m sitting here at my kitchen table with my Kindergarten and 1st grade girls who are out of school. I’m trying to keep them occupied while I try and work. Nothing about today’s environment is normal. This is a time of high anxiety, fear of the unknown and worry about ourselves and loved ones. However, we are here for you. Read that again – WE ARE HERE FOR YOU!
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By Dr. Keith L. Marshall, Psy.D.
Everyone else is running away from the fire or danger, but you’re charging right towards it. Gunfire rings out in a crowded park, people scatter, and someone gets shot, but you run toward the sound of the shots and help the victim.
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By Sean Riley – President & Founder – Safe Call Now
The cold hard truth… I really know nothing about being a great father, not even a decent father. I know what it takes to survive in the world of law enforcement, I know what it’s like to support the “Thin Blue Line” at all costs, I reveled in the “Brotherhood and Sisterhood” but I failed miserably as a father. The day that badge was pinned on my chest, authority and leadership were bestowed upon me to carry out societies duties and see to it good always prevailed over evil. Little did I know that someday I would become the evil that I swore to protect others from. It’s not the evil that you think, it’s much worse because it’s those attributes and traits that kept me safe on the streets that I brought home to my child and projected onto them. I had become a monster.
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