Angels and Demons

My dad passed away last week. It feels misleading to say he “passed away” because that gives the perception of a serene slipping away. It’s not the same in my mind since he killed himself. I have been on countless suicide scenes over my career and I find them to be so complex because those […]

The Ultimate Betrayal

When I learned that Lt. Joe Gliniewicz from Fox Lake, IL, was shot and killed while investigating 3 suspicious subjects, I was devastated. There were 7 officers shot that week in incidents across the country and emotions were already running high. So when it happened so close to home, it felt like an epidemic that […]