During a training exercise my brother collapsed. He was training with police from
Doctors worked on him at the emergency room while officers from as far away as
Despite all the help, my brother died. He was my brother because he wore the blue of a police officer. We worked at the same agency. He had only been there a few years; I have been there for over twenty. I try to watch out for my younger brothers but sometimes things happen and you can’t protect them. Just as I risked my life for him, he risked his life for me. Our other brothers and sisters tried to save him but it was not possible. Tomorrow we will all gather for my brothers’ funeral, that’s what the SGT Says.