What’s Important Now?

I just returned from WINx Chicago -an amazing TED-style event geared toward police and law enforcement audiences.  The acronym WIN stands for “What’s Important Now,” a theme that was introduced to me by my friend Brian Willis, who also helped put on the event.  Just as I returned from the trip, I realized that many of the concepts that the speakers talked about are important in all of our lives, and remind us about what truly is important now.  Here’s just a sample:

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A New Discussion in Police Training

October was a busy month, but I truly saw some of my hardest work pay off.  A big first for me was training with Chris Dumont, a Trooper with the Massachusetts State Police.  Chris and I go back to 2013, on the fateful night where I was wounded in the line of duty.  When we “met,” I was in dire condition.  Luckily for me, Chris is a trained paramedic and he jumped into action, making critical decisions that saved my life.

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