"Do Not Judge

Please do not judge them until you have walked a mile in their shoes.
These men and women you are so quick to abuse.

For behind the badge is a Father a Mother that has a family of their own,
they plan to return to when their duty is done.

They miss birthdays and holidays and the list goes on. Just to protect your wife your son.
The pay is bad the days are long and still they put the uniform on.

So think about it if you would, for just a moment if you could,
the horrors they face every day are the ones we pray never come our way.

They hold a child as he dies and comfort the mother as she cries.
And yet you complain about a speeding ticket you obtained.

Many have paid the ultimate price, giving up their life,
to Serve and Protect you and I.

So please get a clue and do not judge them until you have walked a mile in their shoes!
To my one true love who happens to be a Cop!


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