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The Suicidal Bussinessman

Updated on October 19, 2015

Created September 30, 2009




I was a deputy in the mobile enforcement division of the volunteers when I rode along with another police officer in a police cruiser. We had a situation on our hands that could involve a possible suicide .

When we arrived at a hotel a manager told us that a man had a revolver . The manager asked us to check out the situation right away.

My partner, and I proceeded to the hotel room immediately where the armed man had checked in. When we arrived there, the door was open, and we saw the man. He was wearing a suit , and sitting down on a bed. Beside him was a 38 revolver .

My partner , and I were good listeners so we asked the man if we could help him . The man did not have anything to say at that moment.

As trained officers we watched every move he made, and listened carefully to every word he finally said , and we studied his movements, and kept our eyes on his revolver , and on his hand that was close to it.

The man finally told us that he wanted to die. My partner had things to say to him ,and we hoped the man would listen. My partner told him that there was no reason to kill himself because life is good. My partner spoke to him about the wonderful things in life that often pass us by without notice, and then I had a few things to say.

I studied everything about the man's movements, and words before speaking, and told him that if he killed himself he would hurt his parents badly . I said, "You are their son , and they are not going to want to lose you. I know because I am a father."

As police officers my partner ,and I were like brothers. We both had families, wives, and children, and life was important matter to us. We were not looking, for thrills . Our duties were clear , and we cared about people.

I remember saying that , " life really is a blessing no matter what condition it may be in. We have a little girl that may never never walk. There are times when that almost kills me, but I must be strong , because I love my family , and have , and obligation to make sure that our little girl will have a daddy to provide for her, and to love her. I know you have a family too . Cherish every moment in life that you can hold dear to you're heart. If you have a brother , or sister then remember that they care about you , and that you are not in this world alone. "

I said, " Bills, debts, money, a lost job, a lost savings, none of it means as much as you're life. "

" Today can be the beginning of the rest of you're life so think about the positive things that life has to offer. Take a trip, take a short vacation, share some pleasant moments with people you love, and take you're mind off of you're self , and you will find that life will can be better. In life we often forget the magnificent world we live in. Spend time enjoying nature , and share it with people you love.

In the end he handed us his revolver. and we did our job , and took him into custody .







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    • stars439 profile imageAUTHOR

      stars439 

      7 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      God Bless You El toro loco.

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      El toro loco 

      7 years ago

      Stars your a gentleman a scholar and a good man god bless

    • stars439 profile imageAUTHOR

      stars439 

      7 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      Dear Christine: I think we all go threw difficult times, but life has it's wonderful moments, so why not see what tommorrow brings. God Bless You Precious Heart.

    • ChristineVianello profile image

      ChristineVianello 

      7 years ago from Philadelphia

      Wow, your words are inspring. I am sure that man was so happy to met you. I am glad you were there for him.

    • Harvey Stelman profile image

      Harvey Stelman 

      8 years ago from Illinois

      stars,

      A pleasure to know a good man.

    • stars439 profile imageAUTHOR

      stars439 

      8 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      Dear Harvey: There was some things I loved in police work. The best part of it was giving tickets to speeders. I hoped we slowed a few down so they would not kill others, or themselves. I liked helping people. I think a lot of people like to do that. Most importantly, I loved my wife and child. Police work was a hobby compared to our thoughts concerning our crippled baby that has never walked. God Bless you.

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      Harvey Stelman 

      8 years ago from Illinois

      stars,

      You must be a special man, with a special family. I have a few family members in different law enforcement agencies, all believe in talk.

    • stars439 profile imageAUTHOR

      stars439 

      8 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      Dear mdlawyer : Thank you for writing. All you can do is hope to make since, or strike a cord, or hope in a few short minutes you can reach someone in a vital moment. God Bless You

    • mdlawyer profile image

      mdlawyer 

      8 years ago

      This is great share indeed. Personal narrative is soul-searching.

    • stars439 profile imageAUTHOR

      stars439 

      8 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      Thank you and appreciate the visit. God Bless You.

    • Waren E profile image

      Waren E 

      8 years ago from HAS LEFT THE BUILDING............

      Inspiring is what this is,

      this really sheds a good light on cops every where,

      it really changed a point of view,I must admit, I got from the media at large!

      A fine read indeed stars!

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