Family Support

  • Insuring Your Personal Finances

    At work, you can give a code for “officer needs assistance” when things go bad, but who covers you at home?

    Article • May 23rd, 2011

  • Salvaging The Police Marriage

    The bad news is how common it is for couples to drift apart and “fall out of love.” The good news is how easy it can be for motivated couples to overcome!

    Article • May 18th, 2011

  • Death of a man; Death of a Hero

    Several of Chris’ long-time friends, and motorcycling companions, wanted to pay their respects during the procession but had been told they could not. Understandably, they were upset and reflected Chris’ Celebration had been taken over by political...

    Article • May 11th, 2011

  • Breaking the Cycle of Family Violence

    Law enforcement officers, especially first responders are truly on the front line in the battle to break the cycle of family violence.

    Article • April 29th, 2011

  • A Penny Saved Is Just A Penny

    Understanding different savings options at your local bank can help you earn more interest in an insured account.

    Article • April 27th, 2011

  • From Bad Press to Better Policing

    They are the headlines that make you cringe. The kind that leave you looking for some other – any other - way to explain what appears to be ineptitude, bad judgment, or misconduct on the part of a fellow officer that has just made news.

    Article • April 27th, 2011

  • Three Cs for Loving an Officer

    One morning, my LEO brought me doughnuts at work after I had just finished Third shift and was gearing up to do a double and work First. He came into dispatch in uniform carrying a box of doughnuts and wearing the Krispy Kreme hat. When he told me he...

    Article • April 12th, 2011

  • 17 Dead In One Month

    We want folks to care about us - and they should. We, in turn, must earn their respect and their caring one person at a time.

    Article • April 8th, 2011

  • The Brotherhood: Police Week

    A grieving child will tug at your heart strings like nothing else, and a grieving adult is at a whole different place.

    Article • April 8th, 2011

  • Silent Pain & Pride of a Wife

    Being a police spouse is both painful and a source of pride yet it is something we often choose to keep silent in both.

    Article • March 16th, 2011

  • Couples in Conflict

    Conflict in relationships is unavoidable but failed relationships are not. Follow three basic - but often forgotten - rules to fight by.

    Article • March 2nd, 2011

  • Love in Spite of Fear

    After I experienced the first loss of an officer on my husband’s department, I responded to my fear and worry by shutting him out. I put up huge walls when I was around him feeling like I could protect myself from the pain of losing him.

    Article • February 8th, 2011

  • Loving The One With The Badge

    January 2011 has been a brutal month for LODDs. As ones who love the person who carries the badge, we often feel helpless on how to respond. Here are four things we can do to support the LEO we love.

    Article • February 2nd, 2011

  • Lock Them Up?

    With so many children being sentenced to correctional facilities, both those designed for juveniles and those that are designed for adults, we need to answer whether this is the best way to handle juvenile offenders or if there is a better way to help a...

    Article • January 26th, 2011

  • Taking On Low Morale

    Low morale is an age old problem. Are you willing to accept the challenge of facilitating improved morale? It starts with you.

    Article • January 19th, 2011

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