Look, Ma, I have a website.

I hope you can find what you’re looking for, in this little place that has become my electronic home.

Feel free to look around, ask questions, make comments and let me know what you think.

Thanks for showing up,




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A Good Time to Keep My Mouth Shut

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

I’ve been thinking a lot about perspective, lately, and how it relates to me, in both my personal and writing life. But over the past few days a few incidents have really highlighted the fact that there are times to … Continue reading

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A Little Time, A Lot of Emotion

Posted by on Jun 19, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

The last two weeks have been rough. Policing in the aftermath of the murders in Moncton has been challenging, but we’re keeping on as best we can. There has been an out-pouring of public support, which makes the burdens a little … Continue reading

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Loss, Anger and Moving Forward

Posted by on Jun 8, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

This has been a week of loss, and every cop – really, every Canadian – across the planet has felt it. Three men, three Mounties, were murdered in Moncton, and two more injured, after a man ambushed them with a … Continue reading

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Small Talk Isn’t Small

Posted by on May 19, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

I should probably know better, but I keep trying to do this stupid thing called “Human Interaction”. Ridiculous, I know. My most recent failed attempt happened in Costco today while my wife and I were braving the crowds of other … Continue reading

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The Value of a Word

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

This week has really just been one of those weeks. There wasn’t anything particularly traumatic, but I’ve worked about sixty-five hours in the last 5 days and I’ve encountered all sorts of ridiculous people. From the group of hollering youth … Continue reading

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One Voice Among Many

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

People are funny, and Police work, just like writing, is all about people. One of my favourite past times, recently, has been to immortalize on Facebook some of the stranger (hilarious) conversations I have with the people I come in contact … Continue reading

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A Little Self-Reflection

Posted by on Mar 23, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

I’ve noticed a disturbing trend at my gym lately: there are a lot of people taking ‘selfies’ while they work out. Hang on, let me qualify that. They’re wearing gym gear, they’re in a gym, they’re standing near to gym … Continue reading

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Writing My Father’s Obituary

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

All of us will experience loss during the course of our lives, but the death of a parent, a father, comes with an especially keen edge that makes a ragged cut. And that cut is slow to heal. I lost … Continue reading

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The Original Intent

Posted by on Jan 6, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

There are a lot of reasons why I got into a career in law enforcement, and no small part of them have to do with the fact that I got my ass kicked on a regular basis when I was … Continue reading

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So, This Is The New Year, Huh?

Posted by on Jan 1, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

I was originally planning on calling this post: “Fuck you, 2013. I’m glad you’re dead.” But then figured I probably shouldn’t use the word “fuck” in the title of a post, as well as the consideration that 2013 wasn’t that … Continue reading

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