Reflections About 9/11

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As I woke up on September 11, 2015, I couldn’t help but think back 14 years ago to that fateful day none of us will soon forget.  I remember it like yesterday as I am sure most of you do.  At that time, I was working at the Marietta Police Department and we were in a Command Staff meeting.  Once the first plane hit, the meeting ended and all of us were glued to the television for the next several hours in disbelief. 

Policing changed forever that day.

The image that I remember most is the firefighters and police officers running toward the danger, climbing the stairs and doing everything they could to save as many people as possible.  In the end, many of them sacrificed their lives in service to others.  In total, 343 firefighters and 60 police officers died that day.

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