MARCH, 2020 • VOL. 36 NO. 3 THE TEAM C O N T R I BUT O R S MICHAEL BARRON publisher REX EVANS editor-n-chief MISTY ROBERTS editor RUSTY BARRON outdoor editor TINA JAECKLE blue mental health REBECCA CESARI sales manager JOE GAMALDI president, HPOU T. EDISON light bulb award CHUCK JOYNER contributing writer MELISSA CORREA khou.com reporter The BLUES Police Magazine is published monthly by Kress-Barr, LLC, PO Box 2733, League City Texas 77574. The opinions expressed in some articles, op-eds, and editorials are those of the author and do not reflect the opinion of The BLUES or its parent company. Rebuttals or submission of news articles and editorials may be submitted to: The BLUES Police Magazine @ email@example.com. The entire contents of The BLUES are copyrighted© and may not be reprinted without the express permission of the publisher. The BLUES logo is a Trademark of Kress-Barr, LLC. March, 2020 6 Publisher’s Thoughts 8 Editor’s Thoughts 9 HCSO Insider 10 Your Thoughtss 22 Life After Retirement 38 Early Days of Law Enforcement 40 Blue Mental Health 41 Joe Gamaldi - In His Own Words 44 Honor Fallen Heroes 50 Now Hiring 54 Videos of the Month 55 Parting Shots On the Cover / Feature Story Page 32 While most 11-year old boys are playing video games or riding dirt bikes, Zechariah Cartledge from Winter Springs Florida is running to celebrate the lives of first responders who have made the ultimate sacrifice and died in the line of duty. 24 28 14 36 52 4 The BLUES POLICE MAGAZINE The BLUES POLICE MAGAZINE 5
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