Monday, April 6, 2009

A Thankful Department

Late last night, an undercover St. Louis police officer was shot. You can find the details here. Our officer is going to be okay and to say we’re all thankful would be an understatement. Over the weekend, three police officers were shot and killed in Pittsburgh. St. Louis extends our condolences. I know that had the circumstances been even just slightly different, our officer may not have been so lucky. Many people are quick to point out imperfections in police officers and police departments. I don’t have a problem with that—constructive criticism can only make us better. Still, I hope that those who always find time to point fingers, can also find time to say thank you to the police officers on the street who are putting their lives on the line everyday, trying to keep all of us safe.