Monthly Archives: August 2006

Officer Memorial

Corporal Eric E. Sutphin, 40, of the Montgomery County, VA Sheriff’s Office was shot and killed on August 21st while assisting in a massive manhunt for an escaped prisoner who had shot and killed a security guard at a hospital … Continue reading

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Use Caution When Hiring Repair Contractors

With the extensive damage experienced in Northfield today. I want to caution you that I’ve already received reports of contractors from other communities soliciting work from local residents. 1) If you haven’t done so…contact your insurance agent if you have … Continue reading

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Nasty Weather

Around 10:00 eastern time today, Captain Tim Halverson called me to let me know Northfield was in for some rough weather. A little while later, he called back to let me know just how rough it got. A sizable number … Continue reading

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Officer Memorial

Sergeant Micah Burks, 57, of the Autauga County Alabama Sheriff’s Department died on August 16th as a result of injuries he sustained in an automobile accident on August 12th. Sergeant Burks had served his department for 15 years. He is … Continue reading

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Old Battle Scars

I drove up to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. I had some free time and wanted to revisit the Gettysburg National Military Park and surrounding area. I’d been here before but this was the first time I traveled to this location by myself. … Continue reading

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JonBenet Ramsey Murder Case

Most police investigators will tell you that when working homicide investigations, nothing is beyond belief. I noticed tonight that CNN posted a breaking news item that authorities in Bangkok, Thailand have arrested a suspect in the JonBenet Ramsey murder investigation.How … Continue reading

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Activity Reports

Here are the most recent activity reports. August 14th August 15th

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A Goat..A Rope…and A Tree

I’m never surprised by some of the things police officers run into. I was speaking to a street officer from another jurisdiction the other day who was describing an incident where two neighbors were feuding over where grass clippings should … Continue reading

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Officer Memorial

Detective Kieran T. Shields, 32, of the Orange, New Jersey Police Department was shot and killed on August 7th while involved in a foot pursuit. Detective Shields had served his agency for 5 years. He is survived by his wife … Continue reading

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Customer Service Defined

I’ve shared a few postings in the past of less-than-desirable experiences with vendors and companies with everything from my experiences with airlines and the no fly list to cell phone companies. Yesterday, I had an inquiry with Tiger Technologies. I … Continue reading

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