Houston Fire Department & Honor Guard At The Houston Catholic Co-Cathedral of The Sacred Heart

This morning at the Houston Catholic Co-Cathedral of The Sacred Heart, the Houston Fire Department Honor Guard, together with mourners, gathered to remember the fallen Fire Fighters from the past year. Sixty-four names were called this morning. That's 64 men and women who died in the line of duty fighting fires in the city of … Continue reading Houston Fire Department & Honor Guard At The Houston Catholic Co-Cathedral of The Sacred Heart

Driving A Forklift While I Wait For My Test

For those who have been reading this blog, you may know that I've been driving a tow truck and working as a First Responder for the past couple of years. Truck Before I moved to Texas from Denver in December, I spent my days patrolling the Interstate Highway and working alongside the Fire Department and … Continue reading Driving A Forklift While I Wait For My Test

Only An Fool Would Defund The Police

Democrats across the country have been working to defund Police Departments. Cities like Austin and New York have reduced and reallocated Police Budgets. The results have been an increase in crime that cannot be denied. Democratic Mayors have yet to acknowledge the problem even exists. Interesting, the same people who want to defund The Police … Continue reading Only An Fool Would Defund The Police

Morning Sledgehammer Scare

Last week while on patrol, I rolled up on a small car parked on the shoulder. The hood was up, and the driver was walking around and talking on his cellphone. After a short conversation, I discovered the vehicle stalled out while driving, so he'd pulled over to the shoulder. Unfortunately, the man locked his … Continue reading Morning Sledgehammer Scare

From Flat Tires To Felony Theft

Once more, my job is rarely boring. Yesterday was Friday, and like most Fridays, I spent the day rolling from one highway crisis to another. Crashes, Disabled Vehicles, and other miscellaneous problems had our drivers working tirelessly for most of the day Around 2:30 PM, I received a call to move a vehicle to safety. … Continue reading From Flat Tires To Felony Theft

Responding To Crime In Denver

There were 104 murders in Denver during 2020. Crime here in The Mile High City is out of control. The metro area has become a Mecca for stolen cars and trucks. I recently spent ten weeks towing Stolen/Recovered Vehicles to The Denver Impound. Criminals are not being held in jail or given a bond. Instead, … Continue reading Responding To Crime In Denver

The Journals [Becoming a First Responder]

During my eight years with The United States Army Reserve, I trained as both a Combat Medic and a Heavy Equipment Operator. I did not take full advantage of my military opportunities. Looking back, I regret not doing so. I have spent the past 20 years regretting not becoming a Paramedic. Even now, each time … Continue reading The Journals [Becoming a First Responder]