By Sean Riley – President & Founder Safe Call Now
As we enter into the winter months and the changing of the seasons it got me to wondering about “change” and how it impacts us. Change can be scary, fun, exciting and terrifying all at the same time. Do any of us like to change? I propose to you… if we don’t embrace change, we don’t grow personally. Change is something I’m not a big fan of but it is mandatory if I want to become the person who I want to be. Genuine, loving, self-reliant and all those characteristics I admire.
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By Sean Riley – President & Founder-Safe Call Now
10-05-2016… One of those days for me that I’ll remember for the rest of my life and where I was at. On this date my best friend Kevin Murphy from the Henderson, NV Police Department took his own life. I was in Phoenix presenting when I got the call and the news of his death literally brought me down to my knees. It hurt and hurt bad. I even struggle with the word “suicide” because that’s something that happens to other people and doesn’t happen to my friends. I deal with people in crisis everyday and for the first time I didn’t know what to do and didn’t realize I was about to go into crisis. Let me tell you about my best friend.
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By Samantha Smith – Armor Up West Virginia
Being a 911 dispatcher is not a job for just anyone. Multitasking is an absolute must. Every time the phone rings you never know what will be on the other line. Dispatchers are all too often over looked and not considered a first responder. Who do you think sends the first responders? They don’t magically know where to go. 911 dispatchers are the FIRST ones to offer help or assistance, figuring out where you are when you have no idea and being the calm reassuring voice during your storm.
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