Protected, But Scared: What It’s Like To Be A Police Officer’s Child

police-800x400Let’s be real here — and a little cliché: Our dads were our very first loves (this applies to all the ladies out there) and will always be the most amazing men on this planet.

I’m sure we can all remember sitting by the door, waiting to hear Dad come home from work, running up to him and giving him a huge bear hug when he finally made it.

But, what if he was late? Did you worry something bad had happened to him? Most of you will answer “no” to this question, but some will say “yes.”  Read more…


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