Stand up for first responders

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Putting themselves between danger and us is their business—and working to ensure our personal safety is their duty.  There is perhaps no better way to describe the critical role that first responders—law enforcement and firefighters—play in our society.

I am a daily witness to the efforts of law enforcement officers working at crime scenes, dealing with people who are sometimes out of control, and putting together investigations with our prosecutors in Houston’s most notorious crimes. We see EMS and firefighters in face to face proximity with the souls they save on our highways, in fires, and who are the victims of violent crime. 

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