P1 First Person: Have a tune to keep you safe and alive
By Rich Von Voigt
When I was a young officer working in New York City, I heard a song by Kenny Rogers entitled ‘The Gambler.’
I liked the song for its content and how it kind of applied to my career as a street cop. So I thought I would share my song and how it worked for me over my 30-year career. It actually kept me out of trouble a few times.
The song lyrics went like this.