Law Enforcement And Starbucks

Starbucks and my career as a law enforcement officer go hand in hand, both are present daily. Law enforcement is not just our job, the idea of helping people is innate in us. It speaks to our core. If there is one group of people in the world that can see the big picture of individual opinion, it’s law enforcement officers. Individual acts are done by individual people and at that point, their best decision making got them there. Who are we to put the world into groups? Today I will do my job the way I always have, with the drive to be there when someone, anyone, needs me.

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Chris Marciano
Stop Letting People Have Their Way With You

As I explained to my son yesterday, you are the only person in your mind, no one else knows exactly what you are thinking. Even better, no one else knows what your limitations are. Simply put, if you’ve never been in a fist fight before, no one needs to know that except you. Present with confidence, become confident, become less of a target.

If You Take Nothing Else From This - Take These 5 Things

  1. No One’s Allowed To Touch You

  2. No One’s Allowed To Effect Your Day To Their Will

  3. No One’s Allowed To Take What Is Yours

  4. No One’s Allowed To Hurt You Or Your Family

  5. You Decide What Direction Your Day, Your Mind And Your Life Go In.

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Chris Marciano
It’s In The Eyes - The Ability To Relate To Anyone

Look for the dark circles, look for the crow's feet, look for and identify signs of fatigue in and around their eyes. They tell the story, the real story of that person’s life, it can’t be hidden. The picture I posted with sunglasses is on purpose, but not the one I really wanted; my eyes were exhausted, it wouldn’t have been my best picture. So I hid. I covered my eyes with sunglasses, but presented overall (I think) with some confidence; shirt, tie, etc.

•        The Importance Of Mimicking The Way

Someone Looks At You

•        Take The Time To Look Past The General

View Of A Persons Face

•        Each One Of Us Has Three Identities 

•        Controlling The Direction A Conversation

Or Relationship Goes In

•        Understanding The Importance Of Empathy

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Chris Marciano
Excerpts From Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman's Book

I have been fortunate enough to have seen and hear Lt. Dave Grossman in person twice at the Connecticut State Police Academy.  The man is nothing less than inspiring.  The following is a direct quote from his speech on the topic of the importance of the sheepdog.  And it begs the question:  Sheep, Wolf, Or Sheepdog...which are you?

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Chris Marciano
Avoid The Purse Snatcher!

There were almost 20,000 purse snatching across the country last year. Some resulted in physical to serious physical injury. Some resulted in just the loss of property. Ask yourself, what is in your purse that is worth dying over? Your answer needs to be nothing. Plan and prepare now. This article will take less than five minutes to read and could easily save your life, at the least it will help police put the bad guy behind bars.

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Chris Marciano
7 Common Identity Scams

Someone out there wants your money and they plan to start with your identity. Now is the time to be proactive and take the steps you need to protect yourself. The following are just a few examples of ways that you could potentially be the victim of a scam; there are so many out there. 

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Chris Marciano
Lone Wolf - What If It Finds You?

Lone Wolf - A person who prefers to act or be alone, rather than with others. Different from a hermit, a lone wolf will live and work in society rather than hide from it.Can also refer to a person who prefers to work alone. Also someone who prepares and commits violent acts alone outside of any command structure, and without material assistance from any group.

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Chris Marciano
I Am A Sheepdog

I have been fortunate enough to have seen and hear Lt. Dave Grossman in person twice at the Connecticut State Police Academy.  The man is nothing less than inspiring.  The following is a direct quote from his speech on the topic of the importance of the sheepdog.  And it begs the question:  Sheep, Wolf, Or Sheepdog...which are you?

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Chris Marciano