In 2016 Heidi became the widow of Sergeant Jesse James Peterson when he ended his life by suicide. Jesse’s death catapulted Heidi into her new life mission; making a change in the law enforcement community. She made the decision to turn her pain into education and awareness in a raw and real form.
Law Officer is the only major law enforcement publication and website owned and operated by law enforcement. This unique facet makes Law Officer much more than just a publishing company but is a true advocate for the profession.