KEEP THE ECHOES ALIVE By Master Trooper Trent Kiefer Indiana State Police As a majority of us deal with the shockwaves of the new challenges that were hurdled at us in 2020, we all still need to continue to battle...
A LIFETIME OF REGRET By Steve Mason   May 6, 2005 was a warm spring day in northeastern Indiana. Our 20-year-old son Chris had arrived home from college the night before, ready to enjoy a 3-day weekend at home. Prior...
March 2021 Officer of the Month Lieutenant Nanci Goggins Fort Bliss Police Services – Military Fort Bliss, Texas   MADD’s March 2021 Officer of the Month is Lieutenant Goggins from Fort Bliss Police Services, a military branch in the community...
Alex Otte, MADD’s New National President, Shares Her Story and Heart with Law Enforcement. Many would say they generally understand the selfless contributions that law enforcement personnel make to our communities every day, others still would say that while they...
A Mother’s Love By; Anne Kimmel and Lois Benjamin   David and Sharree 20 minutes before their lives were taken. Thank you, officers, in advance. Thank you for your protection. Thank you for stopping every person you see driving erratically...
MADD February 2021 Officer of the Month Trooper First Class William Smith Florida Highway Patrol Trooper First Class William Smith has been a member of the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) for seven years. He has been dedicated to DUI enforcement...
In Tough Times, the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department DUI Unit is Exceeding Expectations By: Bill Sullivan NHTSA Law Enforcement Liaison, Region 7 During fiscal year 2019, the Kansas City Missouri Police Department DUI Unit made 536 DUI arrests. While...
MADD January 2021 Officer of the Month Deputy Jason McLaughlin Washington County Oregon Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason McLaughlin was hired by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office in 2004. He immediately took an interest in traffic safety, and more specifically, in...
A GOD-Story: From Death To Life Patti Foster   Character can be formed, crafted, and shaped in so many different ways… Helen Keller, through her life-long adversity, learned: Character is not developed in quiet and ease. Only through experience of...
December 2020 Officer of the Month Sergeant Jaime Esparza El Paso, Texas Police Department Sergeant Jaime Esparza has been assigned to the El Paso DWI Taskforce for the last 15 years. He has been a leader and supervisor of the...