Whether you are a police officer‘s wife or someone fascinated by the lifestyle, it is easy to get enthralled by the stories of women married to law enforcement. The media focuses on the brave struggles of the men in uniform, but they often forget about the struggles their families go through at home – the sleepless nights, the constant worry, the emotional stress, and more. The blogs on this list are devoted to the women who take care of the men who care for everyone else.
Here are the top 15 police officer’s wife blogs.
Meet the Wheelers, a devoutly religious family whose breadwinner “happens to be a police officer.” The blog is obviously run by the wife of the family who has been sharing her stories online since 2008. On her blog, she posts “confessions” about various elements from her life, including living with a police officer and trying to raise children in the modern world. The family does wedding photography on the weekends, and many of the stories here focus on that as well. It’s an interesting read from all angles.
This blog is from the perspective of a “new” police wife, as her husband has only been an officer for a few years. In her blog, she shares interesting news stories and personal tales of her life with “Hot Fuzz” – her husband. The blogger started her site to connect with others in the law enforcement community, and she has done quite well at that thus far.
This is a blog about a woman who unexpectedly finds herself married to a police officer. It talks about every element of the adjustment, from spending time alone to dealing with the stress of the law enforcement lifestyle. This is one of the most active blogs on our list, and it was ranked as the top law enforcement blog for 2012 in the California Casualty list. Needless to say, it is definitely worth reading.
This blog, often referred to by its domain “Handcuffed Heart,” is about the wife of a now retired law enforcement officer. She refers to her significant other as “Hubs” throughout the blog and talks about how they have worked through life in law enforcement. They have four children under the age of 10, and the blog talks about how they are raising their kids to grow up to be good citizens. Moms and wives of all ages can relate to the stories here.
This blog is pretty unique in that the wife and husband portrayed both work in law enforcement. In fact, they work in the same agency. The wife is a dispatcher for the police department, and the husband is an officer who “gets dispatched.” Through the blog, the wife talks about funny encounters they have on the job and other experiences from her personal life.
This blog has not been active for quite some time, but it does offer an assortment of interesting stories to read. It is told from the perspective of a cop and his wife who recently had a baby together. Most of the posts on here are about their experiences, but some of them are also about news events and inspirational occurrences. There’s a little bit of everything in the archives.
7. Cop Mama
This is a great blog for moms and cop wives alike. It is headed by a mother of two boys who has been married to a 15 year police officer. Some of the more recent posts are a little random, but the old posts were all about law enforcement and the life surrounding it. You can find a lot of great tips here if you dig a bit.
This blog is conducted by the wife of a K9 officer. As a new mom, she gave up a successful career in special education to focus on life at home. She now spends her time supporting her husband, raising her son, and blogging about all of it online. It has been a little while since she made a post, but the existing ones are still great to read.
This is a blog all about life as a cop’s wife, from the fights to the frustration and beyond. It talks about what police wives want and need out of their spouses and what they should do to keep their marriages afloat. The blog is run by three different women all sharing their personal stories with the world.
The full name of this blog is “The Gruber Family: Cuffed and Loving It!” It looks into the lives of the Gruber family, headed by a police officer and an extremely devoted wife. Most of the blog posts here are about the children in the Gruber family and how they are growing up in a law enforcement household. They have a lot of subtle hints and tricks you might be able to use in your own life.
This is a blog about a woman’s life as a cop wife. The blog went inactive for the summer of 2013, but it seems to be back in business now. The comments here are funny, charming, and heart-warming all at the same time. You’re liable to get swept away in the stories if you aren’t careful!
If you’re a Christian trying to learn about life around law enforcement, this is the right blog for you. As you can tell by the name, this blog talks about what it’s like to be married to a Christian cop and how to cope through struggles that may come up. It has not been active for a couple years now, but it still has a lot of great stories to read.
13. Fuzz Food
This is a fun blog to read because it focuses on cooking from the perspective of a police wife. The slogan for the blog is “feeding and nurturing my family one meal at a time…and trying to lay off the donuts.” Cops get a bad rep for having sugar-filled diets, so this blog shows a healthy approach to eating as a cop. It’s all told from the point of view of the wife in the kitchen, making sure her man eats well on the job.
This blog is different than most police officer’s wife blogs in that it looks at laws and legal news, rather than just family stories and personal events. The site is rather large compared to the others on this list, and it includes a forum section and answers to frequently asked questions about law enforcement. You don’t have to be a police wife to learn something here.
This blog was originally designed to connect police wives on the internet so they could share their stories. It has not been active for a little over a year now, but it has a lot of great tidbits in the older posts. The mom behind the blog has two boys at home that she raises while her LEO is away. Many of the posts reflect that.