In honor of NATIONAL THANK A POLICE OFFICER DAY (September 19, 2015)- MBI WORLDWIDE  would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to the LEO’s in our local police departments.  We’ve watched the National Law Enforcement Community take a lot of heat lately, but we want Police Officers to know that the majority of us are extremely thankful for you.  We know the danger that you put yourself into to keep our communities safe. Situations that most of us can never imagine. Situations that often times escalate quickly into violence…. situations that put your life on the line.

To the Blue and Brave, I am humbled by your motto – “To Protect and To Serve”.   I know you take that motto very seriously.

Police Officers hear the negative more than the positive. They hear the complaints from thugs and scumbags all day long.   Trust me, I know, because my husband Brian was a Police Officer for many years before MBI Worldwide became his full-time career.

My husband and I have been blessed with many friendships over the years, and some of the best and most loyal friends that we have ever made are with law enforcement officers (and their spouses) whom he served with “back in the day”.  Police Officers are indeed, the most loyal of friends to us all.

With the bad hype and negative media related to the police community lately, let’s take a moment this weekend to give Police Officers something positive in return for their service to us. If you would, please join me in sending your local police department a simple “thank you” card to let them all know that they are in fact, appreciated by the majority.

I take a personal interest in these first two departments listed because we have many friends still working for each police force.

Herrin Police Department
321 N. 14th Street
Herrin, IL 62948

Carbondale Police Department
501 S. Washington
Carbondale, IL 62901

As we have recently relocated MBI’s administrative offices to St. Petersburg, FL -here is the address to our new friends in blue.
St. Petersburg Police Department
1300 1st Ave N
St Petersburg, FL 33705

We also have a MBI Team member that is married to a Police Officer, so this department is also “close to home” and very much appreciated.
West City Police Department
1000 Blakely Street
West City, IL. 62812

This last one is also in Southern Illinois and close to our hearts.  Our Director of Business Development has a brother on this force, and we thank these men and women for keeping our local university safe.
SIUC Police
705 S. Washington
Carbondale, IL  62901

Feel free to comment with other police department addresses.  I will do my best to send each one a “Thank You” card from MBI Worldwide.

To all Police Officers out there – there are sheep, there are sheepdogs and there are wolves…we know which one you are. Thank you, God Bless you and STAY SAFE!

“I’m a sheepdog.  I live to protect the flock, and confront the wolf.”  – Lt. Dan Grossman

Below is a video that I found on YouTube created by Damascus Road Films.  It is a tribute to the sheepdogs who do indeed, “Protect and Serve”.

K. Chapman, President and Founder
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