“Thanks for Your Support!”

The Strong Blue Line Thanks so much for your support! Because of regular and one-time donors to The Strong Blue Line, copies of Winning a Gunfight are regularly given to officers across the country. If you don’t already do so, please consider supporting the ministry with a one-time or regular monthly donation. Also consider an […]
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“A Heartbreaking Shooting”

The Strong Blue Line On my desk is a name plate that was handcrafted for me by Officer Steven Prescott. Steve is one of eight officers who worked for me on the 8 pm to 4 am Downtown Bike Patrol shift from 1999 to 2002. Steve and the guys presented me the name plate when […]
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Thank you, officers!

The Strong Blue Line Tuesday, January 9, 2018 was the Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Several Idaho Falls businesses showed their appreciation for officers in our community by offering discounts and expressing their support for law enforcement. The day before the event, I found an invitation stuck in my office […]
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January 2018 “Barreling into the New Year!”

The Strong Blue Line Policing runs deep in my roots, my grandfather, Roy Rupp, was a lawman. Before taking up farming fulltime, he served Mesa County, CO as a deputy and coroner. Grandpa wasn’t much of a talker, so I don’t have many stories of his lawman days. One thing I did receive from him […]
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Christian Community Shaken by Attack

The Strong Blue Line Pastor Frank Pomeroy of First Baptist Church Sutherland Springs, Texas is a friend. Nearly twenty years ago, our families served together at First Baptist Church La Vernia, Texas (Click here for my interview by Local News 8). The news of the massacre in the small rural church rocked the faith community. […]
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Report from East to West

The Strong Blue Line Thanks so much for supporting the outreach to the Las Vegas Metro officers. Donations through the Strong Blue Line and Cop Church Idaho Falls provided 100 copies of Winning a Gunfight to Pastor Tim Matthias of Calvary Chapel Las Vegas. Pastor Matthias gave the following report: We gave your book along […]
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