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Being Sensitive to the Spirit: Why Policing Needs the Prophetic Voice of Christian Cops

One evening last week, I made the usual rounds through my very heavily traveled patrol district that includes Interstate 75 and the second largest shopping mall in Tennessee.  Given that our city is also very accommodating to the homeless, the … Continue reading

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“Stay Safe Out There” Infographic on Crime

Crime is an ever-present problem, whether it’s at home, or on the road.  As cops, we call that reality job security.  As sheepdogs, we’re reminded of our duty to stand in the gap, hunting wolves and protecting the sheep.  As … Continue reading

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Our Latest “Blog Award” and How It’s Helping Us Spread the Gospel

This week I was contacted by a representative from http://www.HowToBecomePoliceOfficer.org with the announcement that the Covered Law Enforcement blog was selected as one of the top 25 (number 8 to be exact) criminal justice blogs on the web.  You’ve probably … Continue reading

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Have You Totally Surrendered Your Heart and Life to God? – 5 Characteristics of the Unrepentant Sinner from the Story of Pharaoh in Exodus 7-11

This morning I taught our couples’ Sunday School class what was perhaps one of the most pointed lessons I have ever taught.  Over the past year, my lessons have looked deep into Scripture to determine the marks or characteristics of authentic Christianity.  … Continue reading

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Dealing With the Issue of Suicide in Law Enforcement: A Biblical Perspective, 2 Primary Sources of Suicidal Thoughts, and Resources for Responding

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 is one of those nights in my career that I will never forget.  I was sitting in a local restaurant eating with several of my patrol teammates when dispatch advised us to respond to a suicide … Continue reading

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