“The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them.” (Lois McMaster Bujold)
When any Police agency puts up an advertisement in the newspaper or a magazine for a police officer’s position, it often reads as: “Wanted: Police Officer to protect life and property and secure the safety of citizens. The work environment may be physically demanding, stressful and dangerous.” The inherent perils that come with the profession are not detailed in the job prerequisite. Whether an officer has been on the job for a day, a year, a decade, or more there is the ubiquitous chance of that officer being involved in a traumatic episode.
Beyond the yellow tape there is no exhilaration, but a chance for wisdom to triumph and ire to behold. What actually lies beyond…
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