Today's #BlueFriday honorees are the 17 brave young men and women from the graduating class of the Essex County police Academy.  They start their careers as Corrections Officers today.  I was honored to speak at the graduation ceremony yesterday.  My remarks focused on the family sacrifice and the meaning of courage which is evident in all of our law enforcement professionals. Courage is often misunderstood in America, I hoped to shed a little light on it's true meaning.

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