The Response

A family friend and his hilarious coworkers at Gig Harbor Fire made this video for their banquet this year. One develops a certain sense of humor when working in these fields, but I’m sure that everyone can appreciate a department poking fun at itself… In reality these guys risk their lives for total strangers, and […]

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Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

Last weekend in Gig Harbor, a Pierce County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed his in-laws, held his own children hostage, and then committed suicide. I was shocked; then I wasn’t. The media didn’t name the victims right away and I wanted to know who they were. The murder-suicide happened right behind my old middle school. […]

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