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An Exclusive Interview with Michael Barasch, Esq. The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act By Joseph Uliano, M.A., Ed.S. In 2003, the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund closed their doors on literally thousands of first responders and current or former residents ...
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The Day the World Stood Still By Johnny Chiusolo I whispered to my mom, “Mommy, I hope you get the bad guys and don’t get hurt.” She thought nothing of it because I always said that. September 11, 2001 started ...
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Police Chaplain’s Perspective – Are you in the Faith? By Chris Amos FAITH is one of the most important attributes in a law enforcement officer’s arsenal: Faith in his or her training, abilities, peers; Faith that if in a questionable ...
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Operation Rebound Remembering 9/11 Together By Michael Boll & Caroline Angel, Ph.D., RN September 11th always sinks deep into the hearts of our community. And, when we say OUR community, what we mean is not only our brothers and sisters ...
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DEFENSIVE TACTICS – The weakening of “The Force” By Lt. Patrick J. Ciser, C.P.D. (Ret.) Historically, police officers in the vanguard when it came to fighting crime and protecting the citizenry of our great Nation. Our largest cities were always dangerous ...
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Command and Leadership of Ground Zero A 9/11 interview with Bernard Kerik the 40th Police Commissioner of New York City By Debra Ann Faretra As we approach the 16th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, let’s remember those who were lost, ...
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The Psychology Amidst the Battle By Jay Martinez, Retired Perth Amboy Lead Training Officer, SWAT Commander, Former Recon Marine, currently teaching at Rutgers Too much rest creates rust. I recall as a young kid following the hype in one of ...
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Stand Down or Stand Up By Joseph Pangaro, CPM A very common practice is developing in the police community–standing down in the face of chaos. Most recently we saw this practice at the Charlottesville Virginia clashes between the neo Nazi ...
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Narcan: A Life-Saving Antidote for Officers and their K-9 Partners By Rafael Rosa As law enforcement officers, one of our primary objectives is to provide protective services to the community we serve. Rarely do we put ourselves first when attempting ...
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