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MIchael Munck

Michael Munck’s 27 Years in Law Enforcement

Michael Munck began his law enforcement career enlisting in the U.S. Army Reserves as a Military Police Officer in 1992 ...
A Dream Come True

A Dream Come True

I joined the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund's Stand With Honor in June of 2022 when I was 37 ...
A Rewarding Career in Law Enforcement

A Rewarding Career in Law Enforcement

I was not on the ‘traditional’ path to becoming a law enforcement officer as I started college to become a ...
A Career of Collaboration

A Career of Collaboration

I had a very lucky career in federal law enforcement. I started as a special agent in 1984 with the ...
James Dinkins' 28-Year Law Enforcement Career

James Dinkins’ 28-Year Law Enforcement Career

Jim Dinkins began his 28-year law enforcement career with the federal government in 1986, as a co-operative education student the ...
My Calling

My Calling

I began a career of law enforcement after being in a Catholic Seminary for eight years and graduating college with ...
Honored to Serve

Honored to Serve

I am honored to have had the opportunity to serve the citizens of the State of Florida for the past ...
Standing With Honor - One Leg Short

Standing With Honor – One Leg Short

Matt Swartz Trooper New York State Police Matt Swartz has always been active in law enforcement growing up with both ...
Working Together

Working Together

Troy Liquin Sergeant Cache County (UT) Sheriff's Office by Cayton Gefre Herald-Journal - Logan, UT Sergeant Troy Liquin has spent ...
A Career of Service to the Community of Garland, Texas

A Career of Service to the Community of Garland, Texas

Mitchel Bates Chief of Police Garland (TX) Police Department Mitch Bates began his career with the Garland Police Department as ...
A Satisfying Third Career

A Satisfying Third Career

Richard Moak Lieutenant Los Angeles County (CA) Sheriff's Department I didn't originally plan on a law enforcement career. My original ...
Joshua Koen

Joshua Koen

Joshua Koen Police Officer Denver (CO) Police Department Hello, my name is Joshua Koen. I joined the Denver Police Department ...
My Journey

My Journey

“I am Me... I am Now... I have been given a Second Chance… I don’t feel Planted yet... I know ...
I had a great career working with great people

I had a great career working with great people

I am David Mihalik. I started in Law Enforcement as a non-sworn Police Aide and later a Community Service Officer ...
The professionalism of your career in law enforcement is what you bring to it

The professionalism of your career in law enforcement is what you bring to it

My name is Mark Langford, and my seventeen years in law enforcement span three separate agencies, starting in 1990 with ...
Sergeant Matthew Hand

Sergeant Matthew Hand

He grew up in a small country town playing golf as often as he could and dreaming of joining the ...
Serving Others, Paying It Forward, Making A Difference Every Day

Serving Others, Paying It Forward, Making A Difference Every Day

I was raised in Bogota, New Jersey beginning in 1968 at 5 years old. My father, Raymond J. Burke, was ...
Pride, Integrity, Dedication, Loyalty, Hard-Working

Pride, Integrity, Dedication, Loyalty, Hard-Working

This is a story about my father, Raymond J. Burke, Sr. Prior to serving as a NY City Transit Police ...
He's my hero

He’s my hero

I’m honoring my husband, Chris McDonough, a retired Oceanside, California Police Department homicide detective, who spent his law enforcement career ...
Police Officer Kevin A. Minor

Police Officer Kevin A. Minor

I am honoring my husband, my hero, Police Officer Kevin Minor. In 1991, Kevin answered God’s calling to serve and ...
DJL - One of a Kind

DJL – One of a Kind

My name is Jeff Dovigh and I have been working for the New York State Police since October 30, 2000 ...
Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea

Kory Honea is the Sheriff-Coroner of Butte County, which is in Northern California. He has served in that position since ...
A very proud wife

A very proud wife

Lester Swick of Springfield, NJ is a first-generation police officer who was hired by the Union County (NJ) Police Department ...
A Husband, A Father: Our Hero

A Husband, A Father: Our Hero

Our names are Donna Francolino, Katie Francolino, and Kristea Francolino - the very proud wife and daughters of Officer Thomas ...