Monthly Archives: November 2004

A Look Into The Future

A friend recently sent me this picture. The caption below the picture reads “Scientists from the RAND Corporation have created this model to illustrate how a “home computer” would look like in the year 2004. However the needed technology will … Continue reading

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Identity Theft

One of my grandfathers ran a gas station and Plymouth and Desoto dealership in the 1940’s. On more than one occasion he told me about the problems he encountered in collecting past due amounts and insufficient fund checks. One of … Continue reading

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Officer Down

Officer Mark E. Vance of the Bristol, Tennessee Police Department was killed on November 27th when he was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance call. Officer Vance had served as a full time officer with the Bristol … Continue reading

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Officer Down

Police Officer William Rivera of the New York city Police Department was killed on November 24th when he fell 20 feet from a rooftop while in pursuit of a burglary suspect. Officer Rivera had served with the New York City … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Have a Safe and Enjoyable Holiday!

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Officer Down

Special Agent Phillip Lebid of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Secret Service, was killed on November 22nd in a traffic accident. You can view Agent Lebid’s memorial page by clicking here.

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Shots Fired – Officer Down 2-28-1997

While I was in Los Angeles, I was invited to tour a number of facilities related to local law enforcement agencies. One of the locations was a converted police station that now houses local law enforcement memorabilia. One of the … Continue reading

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We’re Not The Only Ones Trying To Stay Warm

I was talking to our Community Service Officer, Kris Wilson, last week and he reminded me that we have seen an increase in wildlife calls within the past couple weeks pertaining mostly to possums and raccoons, getting into open garages, … Continue reading

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Why The Gloom?

Recently, a person asked me why I’ve posted information about officers who have been killed in the line of duty. It’s a good question and one that I can readily answer. Most people are surprised to find out just how … Continue reading

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Leading

I attended a seminar conducted by Mr. Jack Harris. Mr Harris spent over twenty years with the Tuscon, Arizona Police Department, retiring as a Captain in 1994. In law enforcement circles, Mr. Harris is considered a good source of information … Continue reading

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