EMOTIONAL TOOLS FOR POLICE OFFICERS

With this article I’d like to introduce Serve & Protect’s new member of our Board of Directors.Dr. Steiner is the founder of First Responder’s Wellness Center in Wheaton, IL.  Dr. Steiner is a licensed clinical psychologist who also has 13 years of experience as a...

ASSUMPTIONS

Life is filled with assumptions. For example—you might have assumed I quit writing these newsletters. Not at all. Life has been, well, hectic. However, I do apologize for not getting to writing. I chose to write about an interpersonal topic that can cause conflict or...

OPEN LETTER TO ROOKIE SPOUSE – From Humanizing the Badge

OPEN LETTER TO ROOKIE SPOUSE
The Police spouse is an endangered species, given stats indicate 75% of Police are divorced – at least one time. In previous posts I’ve mentioned the need to educate each spouse of rookies from the start. Well, Elizabeth at Humanizing the Badge wrote this post that I wanted to share with you.

IRON CLAD HEART

In assuming the role of a Lodge Chaplain, I thought I’d start a newsletter to discuss issues that are part of the life of a police officer. Coming from service in a fairly large department in Norfolk, VA, I experienced all the trauma, stress, and struggles that plague...

EVIL PROSPERS WHEN GOOD MEN DO NOTHING

                             'All that is necessary for the triumph of evil                              …..  is that good men do nothing’    (Edmund Burke) Yesterday began like most days. Breakfast of hot sausage and a bagel with butter. OK – not the most healthy....

SEMINAR: The Role of Chaplaincy

THE ROLE OF CHAPLAINCY: Understanding the Role and Boundaries Recognizing Good Chaplains ABSTRACT: The Chaplain model has been widely used for decades in the military setting, providing comfort, encouragement, and personal help for war weary warriors in both battle...

Wheaton College, Wheaton IL

I had the pleasure to attend Wheaton College Graduate School after Columbia International University. Going there was family tradition. My father-in-law Herb went there, as did his brother and three of his children. Our most recent Wheaton grad is my daughter, Dr....

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