Beyond the Badge

"Service is more than the badge we wear on our shirts."



National Nurses Week: A Heartfelt Thank You to those who Inspire, Innovate and Influence!

In recognition of one of the top professions, National Nurses Week kicked off with National Nurses Day on Sunday, May 6, the birthday of nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale. The purpose of National Nurses Week is to raise public awareness of... Continue Reading →

National Teacher Appreciation Week: Celebrate A Teacher Today!

This week is National Teacher Appreciation Week and today is Teacher Appreciation Day! Outside of our parents and family, the teachers in our lives have had a hand in molding us into the individuals we are today. It is only fitting... Continue Reading →

Buckle Up Your Precious Cargo this Easter Weekend!

The Easter weekend has arrived and many people will take to the highway to visit friends and family. Many families will be transporting their children and grandchildren to various homes and events, including the traditional Easter Egg hunt. While transporting... Continue Reading →

Resiliency and Post Traumatic Growth

(The following article was printed in the FBI Magazine Article in the Nov/Dec 2017 Issue) There are many factors that come into play in defining a long, successful career in law enforcement.  As a matter of fact, there aren’t too... Continue Reading →

St. Patrick’s Day: Enjoy the Celebrations, but Please Drink Responsibly!

St. Patrick's Day occurs this Saturday, March 17, in observance of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. According to this began as a religious feast day in the 17th century that has evolved into a... Continue Reading →

Mindful Drinking and the New “Sober Curious” Movement

During the holiday season, between Christmas and New Year’s Day, family and friends come together to celebrate the season and the beginning of a new year. The incorporation of alcoholic beverages is usually a large part of these celebrations. However,... Continue Reading →

National Railway Safety Week 2017

Did you know? Every 3 hours in the United States, a person or vehicle is hit by a train. This startling statistic is why Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), the national rail safety education nonprofit, is working in partnership with the U.S.... Continue Reading →

Child Passenger Safety Week 2017

Car crashes are a leading killer of children, and the latest research from the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that nearly two out of three of car seats are misused. To help combat this... Continue Reading →

Put Safety First This Football Season

Football season is here. As you plan your tailgates and other celebrations, remember the subtle dangers that come with game day excitement, such as alcohol consumption. Driving impaired is dangerous and not worth the risk of killing yourself or someone... Continue Reading →

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