Tag: Illinois State Police

Concealed carry is an enormous responsibility

Carrying a concealed weapon is an enormous responsibility. I knew this; deep inside, I really knew this. However, after taking the concealed carry class required by the Illinois State Police in order to obtain a license to carry, the enormity has truly sunk in. Last weekend, I spent 16 hours in class and on the... Read more »

When that missing person is someone you know

I knew what to do as a 911 dispatcher when someone reported a missing person. I knew what to do as a paramedic when we found the unfortunate missing person. But, what do you do when that missing person is someone you know? I always cringe when I hear the news that someone that’s been... Read more »