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Thankful Thursdays!

BrotherWord - Peace

“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world…would do this, it would change the earth.” ~ William Faulkner

It is hard to be THANKFUL when you are watching fellow citizens choked to death, gunned down, and beaten like savages by those who have been sworn to protect us.  Over the past several months and weeks we have all heard the reports and even seen the horrific images of one man choked to death, another riddled with bullets, and a woman brutally beaten by supposed officers of the law.  Worse, it has happened more times than it ever should.  There is no excuse or rationale that will ever be able to explain these senseless acts, but even in the midst of all hell breaking loose, I am still THANKFUL. (more…)

Violation of Rights or Justifiable Arrest – You Decide

Below is a video that presents several questions. The lines between civil liberties and abuse of power seem to get blurred more and more each day.  Police officers have a tremendous duty and the idea of protecting and serving the public often times comes down to split second decisions.  There is no room for hesitation or second guessing because every encounter literally may determine the life or death of the officer themselves or innocent bystanders.  Everyday an officer puts on their uniform they are sacrificing their life for the communities they serve.

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