“I wasn’t prepared for the violent death scenes, suicides, car crash deaths, homicides and even infant deaths. For me that led to the bottle, which led to full on alcoholism, which almost cost me my marriage and career,” said Jonathan Hickory on this episode of the Law Enforcement Today Radio Show and Podcast. Profiles In Courage – Officer Jonathan Hickory – Break Every Chain.

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(Photos from Jonathan Hickory, combined by LET staff)

(Photos from Jonathan Hickory, combined by LET staff)

Career Police Officer Jonathan Hickory talks about the stress of working in Law Enforcement and how that led to a dependence on alcohol. He discusses how that abuse spiraled into his own struggles with alcoholism. Jonathan details how his alcoholic condition nearly ended his career and marriage. Most importantly he talks about how recovery saved both his marriage and LEO career. In addition to policing Jonathan has written a book about his journey, to try to help others that struggle with alcoholism. Profiles In Courage – Officer Jonathan Hickory – Break Every Chain.

(Photo from Jonathan Hickory)

(Photo from Jonathan Hickory. Profiles In Courage – Officer Jonathan Hickory – Break Every Chain.)

From Amazon.com, “Police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and military members all see the innermost of our dark and fallen world. Jonathan Hickory gives us a veteran police officer’s intimate perspective into the struggle that many of our heroes battle in their hearts.”

Click here or on the image below to listen to this episode of the Law Enforcement Today Radio Show and Podcast.

(Photos from Jonathan Hickory, Podcast cover image made by LET staff)

(Photos from Jonathan Hickory, Podcast cover image made by LET staff)


 

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