Monthly Archives: April 2005

A Following Maybe?

Maybe police chief bloggers have a following? This posting from Eden Prairie Police Chief Dan Carlson generated interest when he posted an entry that had “Gary S” as the author regarding some photos shot. As Dan states, it’s interesting what … Continue reading

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Officer Memorial

Police Officer Tommy Edward Scott, of the Los Angeles, California World Airports Police Department was killed after he stopped a suspicious man near the airport. The subject got away from Officer Scott, got into the squad car and drove away … Continue reading

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Clerks, Administrative Assistants, Secretaries, Office Assistants

There are a lot of names out there for hard working men and women who keep our information process going in our offices and organizations. They answer the phones, get the messages, get the information where it needs to go, … Continue reading

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Officer Memorials

Police Officer Larry Lasater of the Pittsburg, California Police Department died of gunshot wounds he sustained on April 23rd trying to arrest two robbery suspects. Officer Lasater was a Marine Corps Veteran and is survived by his expectant wife. Detective … Continue reading

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Officer Memorial

Police Officer Mark Cross, of the Atlanta, Georgia Police Department, was shot and killed after he and his partner had approached a suspicious vehicle. The occupants of the vehicle immediately open fire on the officers killing Officer Cross and wounding … Continue reading

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The Job Invades the Privacy of My Family

Back in the 1980’s I was one of the lucky street cops. My kids weren’t around yet or were young enough while I was still regularly wearing a uniform and on the street that they didn’t get too much peer … Continue reading

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Officer Memorial

Officer Larry Cox, a 19 year veteran of the Chillicothe, Ohio Police department and a D.A.R.E. Officer was shot and killed around 10 a.m. on April 21st by a vehicle theft suspect. Officer Cox was off duty at the time … Continue reading

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Officer Memorials

Captain Byron Carpenter of the Belmount, North Carolina Police Department died of a heart attack on April 16th while responding to the scene of a fatal accident where a boy had been struck by a car. The 22 year veteran … Continue reading

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Officer Memorials

Police Officer Steven Zourkas of the Niles, Illinois Police Department was killed on April 8th as the result of an automobile accident while he was traveling to a police call. Officer Zourkas is survived by his wife and two sons.Deputy … Continue reading

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Target Initiative

I received this information today from the Twin Cities Security Partnership: Target today announced that it will place all products containing pseudoephedrine, the key ingredient in the manufacturing of the illegal drug methamphetamine, for purchase behind the pharmacy counter. In … Continue reading

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