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Welcome and thank you! Stay safe!

Welcome and thank you! Stay safe!The Woodfin Police Department is excited to welcome Officer Liza Rozencranz to our ranks. Officer Rozencranz comes to us after serving as a Sheriff's Deputy in Madison County, NC. She is highly motivated and we are excited to have her on our team! ... See MoreSee Less

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Welcome and thank you, Dispatcher Nabor and Officer Bell! Stay safe!

Welcome and thank you, Dispatcher Nabor and Officer Bell! Stay safe!Good Morning โ›…๏ธ City Of St. Gabriel ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ

We are very pleased to announce that our team is growing today, we would like to welcome two of our newest member to the wonderful St. Gabriel Police Department ๐Ÿ‘ฎ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ

Left - L.Nabor (Dispatcher)
Right - B.Bell (Patrol Officer)

Thank you for joining us in welcoming our new team members and make sure to stop and introduce yourselves!
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4 hours ago
Such a beauty! Stay safe, K9 Simon!

Such a beauty! Stay safe, K9 Simon!We are super busy at work so hereโ€™s a little Santa Simon ๐ŸŽ… ... See MoreSee Less

4 hours ago

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Congratulations and thank you to all! Stay safe!Image attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment

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2 days ago
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3 days ago

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Congratulations

God bless and keep y’all safe! ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

Congratulations ๐ŸŽŠ

Congratulations...Thank you for your service and God Bless

Congrats ๐Ÿ‘

Congrats

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Congratulations and stay safe!

Congratulations!

Congratulations. Wish you all good luck and be safe.

Congratulations

Congratulations

BE SAFE TAKE CARE ๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™€๏ธ

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6 days ago
Thank you for 30 years of service!

Thank you for 30 years of service! ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

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Happy Retirement!!

Congratulations on your retirement enjoy

GOD BLESS OUR BRAVE WARRIORS๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™โค๏ธโค๏ธ

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Thanks proud of you

Ty

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We will Never Forget.

We will Never Forget.#NeverForget ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

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RIP Sir, thank you for your service to your community......

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Prayers

RIP๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

RIP

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We will Never Forget.

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1 week ago

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Rest in Peace Officer. <3

Amen RIP prayers said

Prayers for the families

Prayers

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God bless him

RIP Officer!!!

RIP FELLOW BROTHER OFFICER

Rip Hero

So sorry. RIP

RIP

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Thank you, Sir!

Thank you, Sir!Three Decades and Counting!
Congratulations to Captain Todd Watkins on his thirty years of service to the OCSO and citizens of Okaloosa County! Thank you for your countless contributions to our community! ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŒŸ
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1 week ago

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Congratulations,thank you for your service

Congratulations and stay safe

Congratulations and welcome Officer Gabidson Boisrond!Image attachment

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1 week ago

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Salute and Honor

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Congratulations ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Congratulations

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

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Thank you!

Thank you!Meet our employee of the quarter, Officer Reid Daut!

Officer Daut joined our department in 2021 after previously working as correctional deputy at the Sonoma County Sheriffโ€™s Office. Most recently, he was selected to be a Training Officer at our department and has since been assigned one of our new trainees.

He was chosen as Employee of the Quarter for his high quality investigations, teamwork, and resourcefulness in working to solve multiple complex cases these last few months.

Congratulations, Reid!
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1 week ago

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๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™

Congratulations and thank you!

Congratulations and thank you!๐Ÿ“ข Congratulations to Corporal Byung Kang on his 11 years of dedicated service with the Duluth Police Department! ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽ‰

Currently assigned to Special Operations, Corporal Kang serves as a K9 Officer, working alongside his loyal and talented partner, K9 Clodo. ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ Their partnership exemplifies the dedication and bond between law enforcement officers and their K9 companions.

Thank you for your service, Corporal Kang, and congratulations once again on this milestone achievement! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ‘ #DuluthPD
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Thanks prayers stay safe and well in Jesus name

Congratulations

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Congratulations we Love our Police ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’™

Thank you for your service! ๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ–ค

Congratulations ๐Ÿ’™

Congratulations ๐ŸŽŠ

Congratulations ๐ŸŽˆ ๐Ÿ™

Thank you for your service ๐Ÿ’™

Congratulations!โค๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Congratulations and stay safe

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‘

Ty

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Condolences to the families and friends!

Ty

The Credit Union is honored to welcome the Gurnee Police Department (Illinois) into our field of membership. We look forward to serving you and your families. ... See MoreSee Less

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The Mortgage Beat returns with a post-season Bonus Episode! In this segment, Police Mortgage CEO John Aretos provides insight on the 2024 Q4 market. 

To hear the episode, please visit: https://policemortgage.com/mortgage-beat-episodes/.

The Mortgage Beat returns with a post-season Bonus Episode! In this segment, Police Mortgage CEO John Aretos provides insight on the 2024 Q4 market.

To hear the episode, please visit: policemortgage.com/mortgage-beat-episodes/.
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2 weeks ago
We will Never Forget.

We will Never Forget.On this day in 2019, the Detroit Police Department lost Police Officer Rasheen McClain, who was shot and killed in the line of duty. McClain was posthumously promoted to Sergeant. He served for 16 years. We will never forget his ultimate sacrifice. #NeverForgotten #OneDetroit ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

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Rest In Peace

RIp! Thank you for your service,bravery,sacrifice and dedication!

๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™

๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

Prayers for the families. R.I.P.

Condolences to the families and friends!

God bless

๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒน

๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโ€ผ๏ธโ€ผ๏ธ

R.I.P. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

REST EASY DEAR HERO OFFICER ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ–ค Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice โค๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ’™ Prayers for your FAMILY , FRIENDS and FELLOW BLUE ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ–ค

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Prayers

Rest in peace amen ๐Ÿ™โค♥

RIP prayers said ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

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RIP… Thank You for your service and sacrafice…

Bless his family.

Thanks to you our Hero. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ♥๏ธ

RIP FELLOW BROTHER OFFICER

My heart breaks for his family, loved ones and friends. God comfort them in their time of grief. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ

RIP๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

God bless rip prayers said ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

Rip hero

My Condelences RIP , God bless the family โค๏ธ ๐Ÿฅ€ ๐Ÿ™

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Thanks prayers stay safe and well in Jesus name

God keep you all safe ๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™

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Thanks prayers stay safe and well in Jesus name

Congratulations ๐ŸŽŠ

Bless all of you.

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Beyond Bleu Cheese

The preparation and enjoyment of food has long been one of the centerpieces of the family time that my family and I enjoy together.

Over the years, we have created our own recipes and discovered new favorites along the way.ย ย We have tried different foods and combinations that required small leaps of faith and have generally been rewarded for our adventurous spirit.

We have enjoyed a variety of restaurants and we have maintained our family dinner as an essential part of the day despite the many growing demands on our collective time and energy.

We have also travelled together and often built at least part of a trip around the culinary attraction of that area.ย ย So, on a recent trip, when I was asked the following question, I made sure to give my answer some considerable thought.

โ€œDad, why I am the only one of my friends who likes bleu cheese?โ€

My short answer was that you tried it without being told that you wouldnโ€™t like it.ย ย You tasted it before you had developed a pre-conceived notion of what it might be like and, therefore, were open-minded when you took your first bite.

The longer answer is that we all grow as human beings if we create our own experiences without bias, especially if the tendency toward a bias is present in the color of something or the smell of something or just the unfamiliar nature of something.

Sticking with the food example, my wife and I have always enjoyed split pea soup, especially on a cold night.ย ย If you know anything about split pea soup, the color isnโ€™t particularly appealing, and the mention of peas doesnโ€™t necessarily whet your taste buds.ย ย There is something about the combination, however, of split peas, ham, and either potatoes or dumplings that really works.

You can imagine that the presentation of split pea soup to a kid, particularly a little kid, would be a hard sell.ย ย Being prepared for this, my wife came up with the brilliant idea of renaming it Halloween Soup.ย ย What kid doesnโ€™t like Halloween?ย ย All of a sudden, the color was a little more appealing and the idea of tasting it was sounding pretty good!

That ended up being the first step, of what was to be many more, toward a now lifelong pursuit of trying new foods and the willingness to enjoy new experiences.

I certainly understand that food adventures arenโ€™t for everyone, but I believe that when you are open to trying new things and creating new memories, youโ€™re probably on track to maximize your overall enjoyment of life.ย ย Perhaps more importantly, you are on track to maximize that enjoyment without unnecessary bias or potential regret.

Generally speaking, I think that you only regret what you donโ€™t try.ย ย You may try your hand at a sport or a career and determine that it is not for you, but at least you will know that is the case and not be left to wonder what would have happened if you just would have given that sport or career a try.

I am also certain that if you are open to try new things, food or otherwise, that open mindedness will lead you to experiences that you would not otherwise have had, and you will be richer for it.

Of course, there are some limits to this train of thought.ย ย I know, without having to ever try it, that I am not going to enjoy combing my hair with an ice pick or sleeping on a bed of nails.ย ย Short of the obvious, however, what things have you not tried?ย ย What conclusions have you jumped to in the past without having sufficient information on the topic?ย ย If you have not actually experienced something before determining that you wouldnโ€™t like it, on what basis are you making that decision?

Either way, once you decide to go โ€œbeyond bleu cheeseโ€, you win.ย ย You will either try something that doesnโ€™t work for you or you will open a new door that otherwise wouldโ€™ve remained closed to you.ย ย If it is not for you, cross it off your list and move on with the knowledge that at least you know for certain because it was your experience using your senses and processing it with your mind.

If you are fortunate enough to open a new door, whatโ€™s next?ย ย A new friend or a new career opportunity?ย ย A surprise or a different and enlightening perspective on a previously settled topic?

You wonโ€™t know unless you decide to go โ€œbeyond bleu cheeseโ€ and try something new.

 

Scott Arney
Chief Executive Officer
Chicago Patrolmenโ€™s Federal Credit Union

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