Police Psychology: Killed in the Line of Duty: A Different Peer Team Story
Susan Ciano Guest Author
The doorbell rang at 7am. I really did not give it much thought, it was most likely my husband. Glen returning home from working a 9pm – 7am shift as a Suffolk County Police Officer.Approaching the door I noticed 2 people standing on the stoop. I thought it was Glen and a friend from high school. Opening the door with the thoughts of teasing about keys, I was dumbfounded by who was there. Standing in front of me was a Suffolk Police Chaplain and Glen’s partner Nancy. Beyond them in small scattered groups were the men and women from Glen’s squad.
My heart broke as I realized my husband and best friend was never coming home again. It was February 22nd, 2009, a car fire burned my husband alive. Glen was going to assist another officer with a stolen vehicle and was killed by a drunk driver. (more…)