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Happy Father’s Day

May 24th, 2024

Behind every badge is a family that loves them. This Father’s Day, we honor and celebrate the incredible fathers and father figures in our lives. We understand that not everyone can be with their father today, but hope that fond memories are recalled and shared today. If you were able to spend time with your […]

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Annual Fallen Officer Service

May 24th, 2024

Earlier last month the annual memorial service for fallen officers was held in Kenosha. This service commemorates fallen officers locally and nationally. In 2023, 136 officers and 25 K9’s from across the country were killed in the line of duty. There were no Kenosha police officer deaths in 2023. Those lost were more than officers […]

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Hoka Hey Challenge to Benefit Band of Blue

May 14th, 2024

This year, avid motorcyclist and supporter of law enforcement, Dustyn Monismith, and his wife, Brenda Monismith, have pledged to ride the Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge for the Band of Blue. Read more about the Monismith’s and donate to their ride at https://bandblue.givingfuel.com/riding-for-a-cause-monismith-hoka-hey-2024. We are so excited and looking forward to their ride!

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Police Family Mental Health Awareness

May 14th, 2024

As time passes, the demands of the job can wear down individuals. Mental health struggles among law enforcement personnel can deeply affect not only the officers themselves but also their loved ones and communities. Among the prevalent difficulties faced by police officers are depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other issues. Read more about […]

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National Police Week May 12th – May 18th 2024

May 14th, 2024

This week is the National Police week. During National Police Week, we take time to honor the men and women in law enforcement who put their lives on the line every day to keep our communities safe. This weeklong recognition coincides with National Peace Officers Memorial Day which is tomorrow on May 15th. Each year […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month

April 24th, 2024

Policing is one of the most emotionally charged and challenging occupations. Officers are called to assist people experiencing their worst day, call after call, and usually after all other resources have been exhausted. Those in need require a calm and strong decision maker who can resolve their situation quickly and compassionately, while putting their own […]

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Safeguarding the Mental Health of Police Officers

May 10th, 2023

Safeguarding the Mental Health of Police Officers Police officers are trusted to safeguard the wellbeing of our communities. But, who is helping to safeguard the mental health of these officers, the nature of whose employment demands that they make myriad judgment calls in volatile, high-pressure situations?  Police officers play a critical role in maintaining law […]

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10 Halloween Safety Tips for Parents of Trick-or-Treaters

October 26th, 2022

10 Halloween Safety Tips for Parents of Trick-or-Treaters Celebrated around the world on October 31, candy, costumes, and spooky decor make Halloween a fun-filled time of year! In 2022, an estimated 70% of U.S. families plan to participate in trick-or-treating. So many ghosts and goblins out and about during the dim, twilight hours brings a […]

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Safety Tips for The Fourth of July

July 2nd, 2022

Safety Tips for The Fourth of July Independence Day falls on a Monday this year, which, for many people means a long weekend spent cooking out, watching fireworks displays, and splashing around at the beach. While a fun couple of days, this summer celebration is also rife with dangers. Band of Blue wants you to […]

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