Monthly Archives: September 2005

From the Chief’s Conference Floor

Here’s a quick posting before starting activities today. I’ve posted a photograph below I took a couple days ago of a newcomer to the law enforcement profession. Anybody recognize who this newcomer interested in the law enforcement profession is?

Posted in U S Politics | Comments Off on From the Chief’s Conference Floor

Internet Interruption

Sorry for the delay in posting. I’m attending the International Chief’s Association meeting in Miami and as luck would have it, chose a hotel that doesn’t have reliable Internet service. I’m looking for an Internet Cafe or port where I … Continue reading

Posted in U S Politics | Comments Off on Internet Interruption

Officer Memorial

Special Agent Stephen Eric Sullivan of the U.S. Department of State, Diplomatic Security Service was killed in an explosion at a location overseas in Mosul, Iraq. Agent Sullivan, 40, was a Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Diplomatic … Continue reading

Posted in U S Politics | Comments Off on Officer Memorial

Officer Memorial

Sergeant Ruben Orozco, 51, of the El Paso, Texas County Sheriff’s Department died in an automobile accident on September 17th. Sergeant Orozco had served his department for 26 years. He is survived by his wife, three children and three grandchildren.

Posted in U S Politics | Comments Off on Officer Memorial

How We Do Business

About a month ago, I posted an entry that had to do with ten items of reinventing government.For a review here they are again: 1. Government should steer more than row.2. Government should empower citizens and communities instead of just … Continue reading

Posted in U S Politics | Comments Off on How We Do Business

Officer Memorial

Sergeant Denny Galloway, 34, of the San Jacinto County, Texas Constable’s Office drowned on September 15th. Sergeant Galloway was attempting to rescue a man from the Trinity River who was trying to rescue a woman and child from the river. … Continue reading

Posted in U S Politics | Comments Off on Officer Memorial

Congratulations

I was pleased to attend the awards ceremony of the Minnesota Medical Association in Minneapolis on last Thursday. Sergeant Roger Schroeder was presented with the Stop The Violence Award. Sergeant Schroeder was recognized for his efforts in prevention, education and … Continue reading

Posted in U S Politics | Comments Off on Congratulations

Officer Memorial

Police Officer Tara Drummond of the Kennesaw, Georgia Police Department was killed by accidental gunfire during a firearms training session on September 13th. Officer Drummond had been with the Kennesaw Police Department for four months.

Posted in U S Politics | Comments Off on Officer Memorial

Officer Memorial

Trooper Mark W. Carthron, 31, of the Arkansas State Police died on September 12th as a result of a vehicle pursuit. Trooper Carthron was struck by a vehicle while retrieving stop sticks he had deployed during a vehicle pursuit. The … Continue reading

Posted in U S Politics | Comments Off on Officer Memorial

Walk In Their Shoes First

There has been a lot of criticism thrown at New Orleans police officers lately. Yesterday I had a person on the street come up to me and ask me if it was true that police in Huston, Texas found a … Continue reading

Posted in U S Politics | Comments Off on Walk In Their Shoes First