Robeson County, NC – One major benefit of being in law enforcement is the brotherhood. The camaraderie. The lifelong friendships and strong bonds.
Or at least that’s what happens on TV.
Time and again, when I talk to people as a peer support advocate through The Wounded Blue, I hear how as soon as an officer is injured, they’re completely forgotten about. They’re left to deal with their injuries- mental and physical- like they were never even a part of the team.
I had that very conversation with Scottie Deese, who up until New Year’s Eve was a deputy with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.
On August 31, Deese, who is [...]