I’ll be honest, my heart hasn’t really been into blogging lately. I’m glad I’ve had some posts pre-written for the next few weeks, because I’m just troubled by the current war against police. I know I’ve needed to write something on the topic, but I hadn’t really been able to figure out how.
I actually wrote an entire post that I ended up deleting, because I just didn’t feel up to getting into the politics of the situation. It was written out of anger, outrage, and hurt, and that’s never a good place to write from. Nonetheless, if you’re searching for my opinion on the matter, here it is.
Police officers put their lives on the line every day. They deserve our love and support. They deserve the benefit of the doubt, and the right to being innocent until proven guilty. If they kill a criminal who has put their lives in imminent danger, it’s sad. It’s sad when people die. But the fault lies in those who break the law, not those who swear to uphold it and keep that promise. Those who target police officers are nothing short of terrorists, and should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
That’s all I’m going to say on the matter until something moves me otherwise. I think that’s the most loving way I can put that.
Aside from the politics of the situation, the daily life of LEO wives is different. All through his career, you’ve known danger and death were a possibility. Every day, he’s put his life on the line. Now, it’s different. Now, death and danger feel suddenly imminent and not like just a mere possibility.