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Often in this profession, we think it’s work or family. We see it as either/or, but that’s not how it works
Though it might be hard to find the time, it’s important for spouses of first responders to focus on their own needs, too
You can set your family up for a great holiday season by shifting your mindset and approach, even making your own traditions
A legal service plan can protect you and your family in the event of the unexpected
Chief Tom Wetzel says the academy is an opportunity to learn strategies to strengthen personal relationships in policing families
Retiring from law enforcement is a big lifestyle change for both cops and their families
My husband has spent 20 years serving the public – I only wish that as a police spouse, I could carry some of the emotional burden that service has caused
Government and private groups are stepping up with resources and assistance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
An LEO’s fiance pens a message to the public about the officer she cherishes whose heart also belongs to the citizens he serves
Being a married cop may be one of the toughest things you’ll ever do
Here’s how to most efficiently wreck a solid, loving relationship, get that starter marriage out of the way, and cast a pall over your next few relationships
My husband may have been the one who left for the police academy, but the experience was for the two of us
There is no relationship that has more impact on your mental health than your relationship with your significant other
Just as officers have go-bags with essential gear, a family go bag contains the essential skills to create a successful home life
Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo is renewing his call to provide a property tax break to the spouses of first responders who die in the line of duty
A special thank-you to all the mothers who double as first responders.
It is not easy to speak about living wills. But for every first responder, it’s a conversation worth having.
The fact is, police families are no different
It’s not easy, but there are things you need to know.
Law enforcement lifestyle represents family, honor, honesty and a genuine desire to serve and protect the public
Before you say I do...
Until you live it, you just don’t get it.
Police officers spend a considerable amount of time preparing their responses to active shooter scenarios
The law enforcement community likes to call itself a family, but the family that matters most is the one you leave at home
Preparing for a career in law enforcement requires more than just preparing yourself
“The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place” — George Bernard Shaw
As high as the divorce rate may be in law enforcement, there are many families who do just fine by prioritizing communication