Three decades as a Philly Cop come to a close

This past Friday, January 19, was my last official day on the payroll of the Philadelphia Police Department. After nearly three decades, I hung up my badge and gun, riding off into the sunset of retirement. I come from a Philly Cop family. My brother, Mike, remains on the job as a Sergeant with the … Continue reading Three decades as a Philly Cop come to a close

2017: the year that I lost my Dad – but in the end, not really

Mike, our Dad, and myself in the late 1960's The calendar is about to flip not only to the end of a month, but also to the end of another year. The end of December causes most of us to take a glance back at the events of the past year. As usual, this one … Continue reading 2017: the year that I lost my Dad – but in the end, not really

Real American Hero: Jason Dunham

On November 10th, 1775, at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia, what was then known as the 'Continental Marines' was organized directly by the Continental Congress for the Revolutionary War as the on-board force directed to protect the Captain of a naval ship and his officers. In January of 1783, with the war over, the Marines and … Continue reading Real American Hero: Jason Dunham