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Injured officer’s road to recovery

By Kristen A. Graham

Inquirer Staff Writer

When her son became a cop, Barbara Wurst tried not to think of all the terrible things that could happen to him.

But what brought two somber police officers to her doorstep in early hours of Dec. 27 was a scenario she had never imagined.

"You expect it's going to be a bullet. You don't expect it's going to be a crash," said Wurst, who after two months marvels at her son's grit and the brotherhood of his… Continue

Posted by George Brown on March 16, 2008 at 9:40pm

Injured officers cope with life after

Injured officers cope with life after

03/06/2008 08:19 PM

By: David Kernodle

CHARLOTTE -- The wives of a former and a current CMPD officer describe the recovery process for an injured cop as a road full of red tape and no direction.

They suggest more guidance be added on top of the services already provided by the department.

Since October, Jim Fox has been on the mends, after being beaten in the head repeatedly while serving a warrant. He’s been homebound… Continue

Posted by George Brown on March 6, 2008 at 11:29pm

My Daddy is Gone

Beyond the Shield


My Daddy is Gone

by Dee Dee Serpas, Retired Police Officer
This story actually begins on December 13, 2000, in a south Texas prison 50 miles southeast of San…

Posted by George Brown on February 2, 2008 at 10:55pm

Open Letter To My Daddy

Beyond the Shield


Open Letter To My Daddy

by Dee Dee Serpas, Retired Police Officer…


Posted by George Brown on February 2, 2008 at 10:53pm

Tarnished Badge, Shining Badge

Beyond the Shield


Tarnished Badge, Shining Badge

INTRODUCTION: When I first learned of this troubling story, I thought it might be inappropriate to post on the G/V WebBoard. After further consideration, I decided that was a…


Posted by George Brown on February 2, 2008 at 10:49pm

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