Monthly Archives: May 2005

Unified Command Structure

Part of the training in which I participated this past week involved learning about the changes made in the unified command structure and a refresher on incident command procedures. Fire departments have been using the concept of incident command for … Continue reading

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Eddie Albert – A Talking Pig – And Home Cooking

I read today that Eddie Albert (of Green Acres fame) passed away. For those of you not familiar with the show, there were a series of shows in the 1960’s like Petticoat Junction and the Beverly Hillbillies. Green Acres was … Continue reading

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Keep on Keeping On…..

I got this message this evening. I omitted a sentence to protect the identity of the writer: “Comment: I just want to say thanks for making our community a safer place to live. I am relieved that you captured one … Continue reading

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Arrest of Subject In Sunday Assault Incident

Some good police work and citizen involvement resulted in the arrest of an individual for one of the two assaults and attempted abductions that took place last Sunday evening. I rushed back from the cities yesterday evening to hold a … Continue reading

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Another Debate About the Legal Age of Alcohol Consumption??

Here it goes again….Representative Mark Pettis (R), who is a Wisconsin state legislator is proposing a bill that would allow 19 and 20 year olds to consume alcohol by the drink in bars and restaurants but not purchase them in … Continue reading

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Incident Command Training

I’ll be attending incident command training for police administrators at a location in the Metro Area for the next several days. I completed the first training session yesterday. I took this definition of Incident Command from the United States Coast … Continue reading

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Star Wars!

I haven’t posted anything of a personal nature lately so I thought this would be as good a time as any. My son Chris was supposed to play in his final baseball tournament at Northfield High School on Saturday but … Continue reading

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EBAY Phising Scam

I got an email at work purporting to be from EBAY Mediation services. It came as an urgent message. It’s a fake and if you get one, just delete it. It’s one of the better ones I’ve seen. It not … Continue reading

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Keeping You Informed

Yesterday, I posted an entry about an incident where one of our officers, working on a tip from an alert citizen, caught people suspected of stealing wire from railroad tracks. A dangerous proposition and one worthy of notice. Why? Because … Continue reading

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Welcome

We’re trying something new this summer. We’ve retained the services of Josh Malecha as a summer community service officer. Josh is a 4th year student (senior for you non academic types) at Minnesota State University, Mankato. He is from Northfield … Continue reading

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