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Welcome and thank you, Officer Culianos! Stay safe!

Welcome and thank you, Officer Culianos! Stay safe!Join us in welcoming Officer Anthony Culianos to Nanuet! Officer Culianos is the new School Resource Officer (SRO) at A. MacArthur Barr Middle School. He has been with the Clarkstown Police Department since 2014 and is now part of the #NUFSD family! #newtonanuet ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks prayers stay safe and well in Jesus name

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Congratulations Lord PLZ keep him safe in this cruel world💙🫡🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏💙💙💙🫡🙏🙏🙏🙏

Welcome,be safe

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Thank you from a Breast Cancer survivor...God survivor...God Bless you all......

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Hello and thank you, K-9 Vita! Stay safe!

Hello and thank you, K-9 Vita! Stay safe!We are excited to introduce our newest partner in crime-fighting: Meet K-9 "Vita" from the Czech Republic, who specializes in drug detection. Let's give her a warm welcome! #toledopolice ... See MoreSee Less

12 hours ago

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Welcome!

Hi there Gorgeous ! Stay Safe and watch over Your Partner / Handler.🐶🖤💙🖤💙

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This is so precious!!!!
Stay safe, K9 Jocko! and K9 Officer Prichard!

This is so precious!!!!
Stay safe, K9 Jocko! and K9 Officer Prichard!🐾👮‍♂️ Exciting Adventures with K9 Jocko! 📝💪

Check out this pawsome pic of K9 Officer Prichard with our incredible K9 Jocko! 🐶⚡️ This dynamic duo just proved that Jocko is more than just an amazing apprehension and narcotics detection K9, he's also an emotional support pup for his handler! 🥰

In this photo, you can see K9 Officer Prichard holding Jocko's paw while typing up a police report. Jocko knows that writing reports can be tough, so he's right there by his handler's side, providing that much-needed support. Talk about teamwork! 👏🙌

We're incredibly grateful to have such a talented and caring K9 like Jocko on our force. He's always ready to lend a helping paw and make a positive impact in our community. Together, K9 Jocko and Officer Prichard continue to keep our streets safe and bring smiles to our faces. Good boy, Jocko! 🐾💙

#k9handler #k9jocko #teamworkmakesthedreamwork #emotionalsupportpup #plainfieldpd #havingfun
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Beautiful Thank You

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What a beautiful picture of a very special moment! Congratulations and thank you both!! Stay safe!

What a beautiful picture of a very special moment! Congratulations and thank you both!! Stay safe!From the New Port Richey Police Department. Like father, like daughter! Officer Negersmith is following the footsteps of her dad, who has spent his entire career in law enforcement. An affinity for policing seems to run in the family. ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago

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Thanks prayers stay safe and well in Jesus name

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Awesome stat safe 💙

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Be safe and thank you 🙏🙏🙏

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Thank you, #Hero!

Thank you, #Hero!Night side Officer Roman was happy to reunite an important family member with their family tonight ... See MoreSee Less

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Awesome👏👏👏👏👏👍😊

Good Bless you

Congratulations!

Congratulations!Congratulations to the South Suburban Association Chiefs of Police 2023-2024 Executive Board Members! #NOBLEProud ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago
Congratulations! Thank you! Stay safe!

Congratulations! Thank you! Stay safe!Last year these three chose to fill out an application and toss their name into our candidate pool. Jump forward to today, they have completed their Field Training Program and start solo patrol, serving our awesome community. Congratulations to Officer Talg, Officer Frick and Officer Shoemaker. Thank you for choosing #Wausau! ... See MoreSee Less

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Welcome and thank you, K9 Batman and Officer Dillard! Stay safe!

Welcome and thank you, K9 Batman and Officer Dillard! Stay safe!Meet K9 Batman! K9 Batman is a German Shepard mix and is approximately 2 years old. His handler is Officer Dillard and he is one of our new Greene County Jail K9s.

K9 Batman is also featured on our newest Greene County Jail K9 Swag! This apparel can be purchased from The CrackerJack Shack using the link below!

www.crackerjackshack.com/gcsok9

This is a pre-sale. Orders will be produced and shipped after the selling period ends. A portion of every sale goes to the Greene County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit.
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Looking Good. Now, Go get the Bad Guys and find all those Drugs.

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Welcome! Congratulations on your new job! Stay safe!

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Awesome duo 💙

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Rest in Peace, K-9 Rico. Thank you for your service, #Hero 
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Rest in Peace, K-9 Rico. Thank you for your service, #Hero
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2 days ago

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So very sorry for ur loss💔may he rest in eternal peace over the rainbow bridge🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏💔💔💔

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Thank you for your service. Rest in peace.

RIP Rico

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Congratulations! Thank you! Stay safe!

Congratulations! Thank you! Stay safe!The Lovington Police Department would like to extend a warm welcome and introduce Officer Berenice Vega to our community.

Officer Vega was born in Jerecuaro Guanajuato, Mexico and came to the United States when she was 9 years old. Officer Vega graduated from Lovington High School in 2017 and was granted citizenship in 2018. Officer Vega will begin our Field Training Program and attend the Southeastern New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy at a later date.

We are delighted to have Officer Vega join our ranks at the Lovington Police Department!
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Thank you Sir for your service to your community..... Enjoy your retirement... God Bless you and your family.....

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Thank you, SRO, Private Chestnut! Stay safe!

Thank you, SRO, Private Chestnut! Stay safe!Congratulations to our newly promoted School Resource Officer, Private Chestnut. Thank you for keeping us safe and mentoring our students. We appreciate you!
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6 days ago

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Way to go, K9 Freddie!! Thank you!

Way to go, K9 Freddie!! Thank you!🎵"Another One Bites the Dust," 🎶by Freddie Mercury. Dog of the month, Madison, WI Police K9 Freddie is still in his rookie year. Of course the old veterans can be counted on...but with a new pup (and a new handler!), there is always a bit of doubt until they prove themselves in the field.
On K9 Freddie's first search warrant assignment - his SECOND call ever in his young career - he was asked to bring his nose to search a house & garage.
He immediately indicated on an old can of paint in a very messy garage. Officers were skeptical; the weight of the can didn't seem to match his response. But, "Trust Your Dog" is a maxim to live by. When they opened the can, they found a kilo of cocaine, wrapped tightly in plastic bags!
Hiding drugs in old paint cans is intended to mask the smell of the drug. Ha! Rookie Freddie was not fooled for a second. Home run first time at bat. Welcome to the team Freddie!

Madison Police Department Keeping K-9s in Kevlar #k9freddie #freddiemercury #whatanose #rookieyear #anotheronebitesthedust #berbeewalsh #trainhardworkhard #fieldtested #passedthetest #teammember
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6 days ago

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Beautiful dog

job well done Freddie....stay safe and long prormising life for you and your partner

Great job,K-9 Freddie! ❤️❤️

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What’s Your Passion?

Is it just me or does it seem like you cannot go one day without hearing someone talk about how passionate they are about something?  I think passion is one of the most overused and misapplied descriptions in today’s conversation and when I hear it invoked all of my alarm bells immediately sound.

First, let’s establish that passion is essentially defined as an intense, driving, or overpowering feeling or conviction as well as an ardent affection or deep devotion to some activity, object, or concept.

Using this as the definition of passion, the question that has to be asked is just how many things can you be passionate about?  How many subjects can legitimately create such an overwhelming urge to act on your part?  How many different pursuits are capable of stirring your internal call to action and moving you on a regular basis?

If you have somehow made yourself believe that you are passionate about more than a couple of things in your life, than you are overusing the term and if you find yourself declaring your passion for cleaning your house or utilizing good manners, than you are most certainly misapplying the description.

Now that I’ve called out those who overuse the expression of passion, how about those that are not passionate about anything or at least fail to demonstrate it at times that it should be evident?  You may know the personality type or have recently witnessed an example.  This would be the person who will “cold fish” you on a handshake or the ballplayer who jogs to first base on a ground ball in play.

Like so many things in life, a little balance goes a long way.  If you walk around telling everyone how passionate you are about things, you are probably not going to garner much credibility.  On the other hand, if your actions are such that whatever passion you may possess is nowhere to be found, the people around you will not rush to join your team.

The key is to discover the few things that you have passion for and then pursue those things with everything you’ve got.  If you have yet to identify those things, don’t worry.  You can discover just as much joy in your pursuit of that discovery.  Along those lines, let’s identify what needs to be present for a real passion to develop besides the descriptive words in the definition above.

Passion is not judgmental or temperamental.  If you think of passion as your feelings for your spouse or significant other, your passion for that person must encompass everything about that person, especially if you are going to make a lasting commitment.

I look at it like this.  If you are truly passionate about someone, you love that person in spite of who they are.  True and lasting love is not based on what someone does for you or how they make you feel.  Those are moving targets and they are subject to change on a regular basis.  Real passion exists when you know someone well enough to accept them for everything they are, flaws and all.  When you understand and accept the worst of someone and you love them anyway, you have the truest form of true love!

Passion does not take a day off.  If you are truly passionate about your work or your career, you are willing to accept the bad days with the good days.  You may even produce more or do better work when times are tough because your job means that much to you.

Passion does not have a deadline and is not subject to the clock.  If you are working on something that is a matter of personal importance, your thoughts and actions are not dominated by what time of the day or night it happens to be.

Passion is a great prioritizer and motivator.  I have daily tasks that I need to complete and I am sure you do as well.  Some of those tasks are pretty mundane.  As wonderful as it would be to be involved in a pursuit of passion all day, it is not realistic.  If passion exists in your heart, however, it will also influence your mind and guide you back to the source of that passion.  When this occurs, you will inevitably work your way toward that source of passion.  You may complete those mundane tasks a little faster to do so.

Passion creates purpose and meaning.  When you discover something to be passionate about it can help you decide not only how you should be spending your time, but it can influence the direction you head toward and the goals that you set along the way.

Passion expands exponentially.  When you have it, you want more of it and you will be more likely to create opportunities for it to develop and more alert to moments that will lend itself to it.  A hug can turn into a HUG and that project that you were signed can turn into a PROJECT!

Passion and the pursuit of it are an absolute must.  There is no joy in a life spent without it or deliberately avoiding it.  If you have it, cherish it and do everything you can to nurture it.  If you don’t have it, find it and then hold on tight!

Scott Arney
Chief Executive Officer
Chicago Patrolmen’s Federal Credit Union

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