Author: Bluelove

I am a native Rhode Islander who is a wife, mother, sister, daughter and proud supporter of Blue Lives. My brother has been a police officer for the past 20+years and while he loves his job, the reality of it is, today's world is scary, times have changed and there is a continuous lack of respect for law enforcement. I am passionate about raising awareness on suicide prevention and mental health stigmas for police officers and first responder all over the country. I believe the more people talk about mental health, the less taboo it will be, espeically for the protectors.

RESILIENCY PROJECT

We got a chance to talk to Nick Wilson, a retired police officer and creator of The Resiliency Project (Instagram handle: @the_resiliencyproject). Nick shared with us his story, background and why he created this project. Enjoy this powerful read.

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BAIL REFORM = NO JAIL

New York politicians are moving toward a plan to eliminate cash bail in 2020. This means that most criminals will be released after their arraingment. John Miller of the “Cats Roundtable Radio show” said “Everybody who gets arrested for anything except for maybe murder and attempted murder is going to be released without having to […]

IT’S TIME TO GET ANGRY-ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

As I sit here reading articles and watching video’s of politicians and individuals talk about police “reform” I get infuriated! This morning I saw that Frankton (which is a town of Madison County) residents signed a petition to have the “All Lives Matter” decals removed on all police cruisers as it “undermines the Black Lives […]

9/11 Memoriam

On September 11, 2001, the world changed. Actually, it stopped. The most horrific attack on US soil rocked the globe on a sunny Tuesday morning. While we all prepared for the day and got ready for work and school, 19 terrorists with hearts of evil turned passenger planes into missiles to take out key US […]

PTSD AND PTSI: removing the stigma

Police officers are bound to have PTSD at some point in their careers. The horrors they see and the stress that comes with it guarantee some form of post-traumatic stress disorder. However, another term being used now is PTSI: post-traumatic stress injury. The aim is to destigmatize this diagnosis since “disorder” has a negative connotation. […]

Five Ways to Show Your Support for Law Enforcement

It’s easy to take law enforcement officers for granted because we know they will always be there when we need them. It’s literally a phone call away and a police officer will be where you need them to be to help you. But, how do we show our appreciation for their protection and service as […]

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