Monthly Archives: January 2005

Drug Abuse Is Top Concern Among Chiefs

A recent report by the Center for Substance Abuse Research at the University of Maryland, College Park shows results of responses of police administrators across the United States. The gist of the report was the concern expressed by police administrators … Continue reading

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Officer Down

Detective Thomas Cochran of the Lawrenceburg, Indiana Police Department died on January 26th from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on January 25th. Detective Cochran was responding to a call of a suicidal man when the accident occurred. Detective Cochrain … Continue reading

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Why Parents Go Gray

I received this from a colleague and and thought a lighter posting might be in order. Why Parents Go Gray The boss of a big company who needed to call one of his employees about an urgent problem with one … Continue reading

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Doing Good Work

I was invited to attend a reception yesterday evening to celebrate the good work that is being accomplished on a daily basis by the Hope Center. There isn’t a link I can provide but the dedicated staff and volunteers at … Continue reading

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A Good Example of Police & Blogs In Reverse

I happened across a weblog by Brian Hines. He posted an interesting item entitled “Police do read weblogs” about a response he received from a police chief about a previous blog entry. This is a good example why police administrators … Continue reading

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Late Night Legend

Like many of you, I grew up watching Johnny Carson. He was even more of an attraction in Nebraska, where he spent most of his years growing up and attending school both in Norfolk and then college at the University … Continue reading

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Blogging In The News

There is an interesting article entitled “Weekend in the Blogosphere” posted on the Poynteronline website that came my way on January 21st. If you are interested in “blogging” you will find it worth reading. If you are not a “blogger” … Continue reading

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Officer Down

Officer Lloyd Rogers of the Castleberry Independent School District Police, Texas, Died of a fatal heart attack after breaking up a fight between two juveniles in front of a middle school. Officer Rogers had served 9 years the police service. … Continue reading

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Hey…It Snowed!

And about time….. It took a while, but it finally looks like January in Minnesota. This scene was pretty typical around Northfield today. Sounds like we have the opportunity to accumulate a bit more of the white stuff in the … Continue reading

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Around The Block Newsletter for 1-18-05

Here’s the most recent edition of Around The Block. To view the document formatted in PDF, click here.

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