Author Archives: Joe Broadmeadow

About Joe Broadmeadow

Joe Broadmeadow retired with the rank of Captain from the East Providence Police Department after serving for 20 years. He is the author of the novels Collision Course, Silenced Justice, and Saving the Last Dragon available on Amazon in print and Kindle. Joe is working o the latest in a series of Josh Williams and Harrison "Hawk" Bennett novels and a sequel to Saving the Last Dragon. In 2014 Joe completed a 2,185 mile thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail

There’s No Crying in Baseball, There are Tears on Saturn

The Business of Baseball, not in the public interest. Let me preface this piece by saying I enjoy going to McCoy Stadium to watch Pawsox Triple-A baseball. Yet, public investment into private business is fraught with risk. This is compounded … Continue reading

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DACA: Trump Upholds the Law and Fails the Spirit of America

President Trump’s decision to rescind support for DACA correctly recognizes immigration reform as a responsibility of Congress. Congress enacts laws, the President enforces those laws, and the Courts ensure the laws meet constitutional standards. As much as I may disagree … Continue reading

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Reaching the End and Realizing What Really Matters….

I posted this 3 years ago after completing the Appalachian Trail. Once you’ve hiked the trail, you never really leave it. I think it’s important to remind myself, and all of us, or what really matters in this life September 3, … Continue reading

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Sex for Sale, Who’s Buying?

One of the news headlines out of Providence the other day was a story about a police raid at a brothel. Such raids are a rarity and the word caught my eye. Brothel is such an interesting word. Thought to … Continue reading

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Two Cops got Shot the Other Day

Originally posted on The Writing of Joe Broadmeadow:
Two Boston Cops got shot the other day . Not one street protest about how their lives matter. Not one demand for stricter controls on the kind of person who shot them…

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Unintended Lessons from Nazis

Meeting free speech with arms and violence is tyranny, whether it be alt-right, Antifa, or otherwise. Imposing one’s philosophy by force of arms or violence is the vilest form of Anti-Americanism there is. We are our own worst terrorists. 620,000 … Continue reading

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Presidential Words

Yesterday I posted something on Facebook that sparked a discussion. I’ve made no secret of my contempt and disagreement with President Trump. However, I was rightfully called out for my statements that, while reflective of many Americans impression of the … Continue reading

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