Monthly Archives: August 2005

Time to Remember

This is a time of year that most of us around Northfield get pretty busy….school starts, DJJD activities, and activities related to the change of the season. Please take time to remember those who have been devastated by the recent … Continue reading

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Officer Memorial

Police Officer Daniel H. Golden, 27, of the Huntsville, Alabama Police Department was shot and killed while responding to a domestic assault on August 29th. Officer Golden had served his agency for 3 years. He is survived by his wife … Continue reading

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Gas Prices Vary

Thought I’d post an interesting observation with respect to gas prices. I’ve had to do a bit of traveling the past couple weeks through about 4,000 miles of highway and about five different states. In one day I could see … Continue reading

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A Taste of India from the Best of India

Monday night, I was invited to attend a pre-opening of a restaurant in St. Louis Park. This event was unique because one of the co-owners, Autul Mondal is a relative newcomer to the U.S. and has been a Northfield resident … Continue reading

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Officer Memorial

Deputy Sheriff Michael Bancroft of the Robertson County, Texas Sheriff’s Department was killed in an automobile accident on August 23rd. Deputy Bancroft is survived by his wife, three children and a brother.

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Officer Memorials

Police Officer Timothy Webster of the Crystal Springs, Mississippi, Police department was shot and killed on August 13th after conducting a vehicle stop in his community. The suspect is charged with murder. Officer Webster, 32, had served with his department … Continue reading

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Using Technology To Recruit Police Officers

Here’s a link to an article I collaborated with several of my peers. It addresses the challenges of recruiting quality candidates for police officer positions. One of the challenges a police administrator faces is the ability to initiate an interest … Continue reading

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Officer Memorials

Agent Jesus Lizardo-Espada of the Puerto Rico Police Department was killed on August 1st when he was shot and killed while conducting an undercover narcotics operation. Agent Lizard-Espada is survived by his wife and two sons. He had served his … Continue reading

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DC, A Compact Car, Senators and Albert Einstein

I happened across an issue of The Weekly Standard. This particular issue was dated August 15-22nd. On the cover was a caricature of a family standing on a very desolate National Mall in our Nation’s Capitol. It caught my attention … Continue reading

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Officer Memorial

Tennessee Department of Corrections Officer Wayne Morgan was shot and killed out side of the courthouse while escorting two inmates. Officer Morgan had served with his agency for 28 years. He is survived by his wife, son and daughter.

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