Posts filed under: Mission Moment

“She was a good person and was committed to making the world a better place”  A mother’s love: by Diane Rickard   Jen was born on July 7, 1986 in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado.  She weighed 9 pounds, 8 ounces...
Berkeley, California Officer Aron Belveal talks about a fatal DUI collision he witnessed on his way home from his shift.  “We have to get these kind of people off the streets.” In a few weeks, Officer Aron Belveal will retire...
A daughter’s tribute of love to her father. By Jenny Reyes Walter Reyes was killed by a drunk driver on Jan. 21, 2015 For the last five years of his life, my father, Walter Reyes, rose at 4 a.m. each...
“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...
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...
A drugged driver killed my parents.  Oral fluid roadside testing will save lives and save more families from that pain. By Brian Swift In 2013, a logging truck barreled through a red light and slammed into my parents’ car, killing...
“Ok, I’ll see you in a little bit…”                                                   That morning was no different than any other morning. The air was clear and crisp as I returned home from my overnight shift as a tow truck driver. When I got...
Sergeant Mark Bustamante, Pima County, AZ Sheriff’s Department   The Unasked Question On December 10, 2016, I was one of the supervisors for our DUI Task Force that evening. One of our deputies stopped a vehicle traveling 71 MPH in...
I remember his shoes in the grass. The Miami-Dade traffic homicide detective had come to deliver the worst news of my life. My 16-year-old daughter, Helen Marie, was rollerblading on a bike path a few blocks from home when a...