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Remembering Trooper Justin Casper of the Wisconsin State Patrol

Remembering Trooper Justin Casper Wisconsin SP

Not every post from the WideBlueLine is good. It should be remembered that Officers are injured daily, they become disabled, and some pay the ultimate sacrifice. This is a tribute to just ONE Officer named Trooper Casper of the Wisconsin State Patrol.

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He needed a hug instead of the paramedics

Source: He needed a hug instead of the paramedics

 

Empathy is what it is all about. Please checkout this post by Badge415

(yeah I’m not proud – lessons learned are good for all cops)

York, S.C. Lt. Keith Wills responds to shoplifter helps a troubled man

 

In York, S.C. recently a man was stopped in a store for shoplifting a pair of shoes. The reason he stole them was because he was in desperate need of them after being released from jail with nothing but a pair of flip flops on his feet. The man was in a tough spot that was getting tougher.  Continue reading “York, S.C. Lt. Keith Wills responds to shoplifter helps a troubled man”

Goddard, Ks. Police Officer Trudi Randolph & community help out Arkansas Family of 4

Goddard, Ks. Police Officer Trudi Randolph & community help out Arkansas Family of 4

December 19, 2015 On December 16, 2015 A family of 4 had been visiting a Goddard, Kansas lake known as Lake Afton in their RV. When leaving the park the vehicle experienced catastrophic failure when a tire came off sheering bolts off the wheel.  Officer Trudi Randolph went to check back on the family the next day.

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Terre Haute, In. Officer Scott Brown helps homeless couple

Terre Haute, In. Officer Scott Brown helps homeless couple

A couple who have been together  25 years has fallen on hard times. For the past 7 months they have been living in the back of their car due to loss of work and medical bills.

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Durham, N.C. Police Officer M.S. Supernaw Help Disabled man

Durham NC Officer helps disabled man after responding to complaint of trespass

Durham, N.C. Police Officer M.S. Supernaw responded to a call of trespassing but did not just assume that the person was in the wrong. He assessed the situation and then fixed the problem. As reported on the Durham Police Department’s Facebook page Officer Supernaw and his partner B.K. Gardner went above and beyond.  Continue reading “Durham, N.C. Police Officer M.S. Supernaw Help Disabled man”

Eugene, Or. Officer Chris Mackey receives first Crisis Intervention Training Award

NAMI presented it’s first ever Crisis Intervention Training Award to Eugene, Or. Officer Chris Mackey

The National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization presented it’s first ever Crisis Intervention Training Award on December 7, at the NAMI Holiday Dinner, at the Eugene Hilton.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Or NAMI is dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI has hundreds of local affiliates, state organizations and volunteers who work in communities to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.

On December 7, 2015 Officer Mackey received the first ever Crisis intervention training award from a list of candidates that were nominated from several departments based upon the following criteria.

  • Conducts oneself in a professional manner always treating individuals with respect and the dignity they deserve.
    • Demonstrates compassion with individuals and the families who are in crisis and need help.
    • Focuses on the fundamental mission to divert those with mental illnesses from jail when this can be done with little risk to public safety.
    • Exhibits through one’s interaction with the community the knowledge to work with persons in crisis who may have a mental illness.
    • Conducts oneself in such a way as to have a profound impact not only on contacted individuals, but also on their loved ones and members of the community at large.
    • Advocates for those affected by a mental health diagnosis.

 

“There’s a lot of people that don’t end up seeking out help and again– that’s another opportunity for us through our contacts with people every day to offer help and assistance,” Mackey said.

Eugene Or Chris Mackey
Eugene, Or. Chris Mackey
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Florida State Police, Trooper Terence Hicks Pays it forward to stranded traveler

Florida State Police, Trooper Terence Hicks Pays it forward to stranded traveler

On December 6, 2015 in a Miami, Florida Bus Station a 25 year old man was stranded. After visiting Florida he had lost his wallet and other belongings and all he had left was about $25.00. It was far from the $120.00 he needed to return to his home in Georgia. In his time of crisis he turned to a Florida State Trooper who was stationed in the bus terminal.

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Atlanta, Ga. Rookie Officer Borderon makes a splash!

Atlanta, Ga.Rookie Officer makes a splash!

Well done! Posted on Atlanta Police Department facebook page:

Wishing Rookie Officer Borderon a long and safe career.

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