I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and have a truly prosperous and delightful 2011 (no matter what the government is doing :-) Just enjoy everything you can enjoy and be kind to everyone (it's good for them and it's good for you too).
You may be very interested in a group that I am VP of, on Policelink, it is called Policevets, it is designed to help all law enforcement professionals through their careers...the feelings and issues they may or will go through. It is especially designed to assist those who retired and or are disabled and retired. We know how difficult the transition from working law enforcement back to civilian, after so many years can be looked forward to as a retirement, yet turn into a very difficult transition, there also may be other issues or events that we will assist with concerning the retired /retired and disabled lw enforcement professional. We also, having worked as either the first or last line of defense for the country are veterans ourselves. Some have exchanged fire in a battle of life and death on the American soil. I was extremely involved in 9/11 and felt for the first few days that we were in a war on the front lines, and, in fact we were...You may enjoy hust looking at the site or participating in it, either way, it is a benefit to all in our field. If you would like to laugh a bit you may want to look at the site titled "My first arrest...", it is funny and enjoyable and brought back many good memories....this site is also perfect for just reading or participating. thank you for your hand in friendship, I look forward to keeping in touch. Michael