Call Them Crashes, Not Accidents Ken Stecker Michigan Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor   On average, someone is killed in a drunk driving crash every 53 minutes. Every two minutes, someone is injured because of this entirely preventable crime. At any...
“I told him that I love him”, a brother’s tribute.  By Keith Ellis for Illinois Trooper Gerald Wayne Ellis, killed in the line of duty on March 30, 2019.   How do you describe life after something like this? How...
  By Helen Witty I can almost picture that day 32 years ago at King’s Island amusement park just across the Kentucky border in Mason, Ohio. Summer in the air. The distant shrieks of delighted children, the smell of fried...
Officer Kevin Will, Houston, Texas Police Department Memorial Day weekend has historically been a very active weekend for officers to deal with impaired drivers. May 29, 2011 was a special time for The Houston Police Department’s DWI Task Force and...
Art Acevedo Chief of Police Houston Police Department As the fourth largest city in the United States – and soon to be the third largest – Houston has always had a serious issue with impaired driving. In fact, Houston has...
MADD May Law Enforcement Officer of the Month Lieutenant Victor Tyson Pooler Police Department, Pooler, Georgia LT Victor Tyson is the Traffic Commander for the Pooler Police Department in Pooler, Georgia. He is a certified Drug Recognition Expert, Field Sobriety...
By Helen Witty I had not so much as changed a diaper when doctors placed a squalling newborn on my chest after five hours of labor. It was the spring of 1984, the age of “natural childbirth,” and I’d delivered...
By Prisca Patrick I was supposed to die first. Not John Michael, my smart, gregarious older brother who was beloved by everybody. I was 15 months old when doctors diagnosed me with Stage IV brain cancer. The largest tumor stuck...
By Erin Rollins For 10 days, faith had sustained me. It had sustained me through the excruciating pain and panic of an ambulance ride. It had sustained me as a team of doctors and nurses moved my broken body from...
By Delia Foster The spring of 2016 bloomed with promise. My husband and I were the proud parents of five grown children who had found their way in the world. Our youngest daughter, Rachel, was finishing her final semester of...