Archive for April, 2013

09 Apr 2013

States move quickly, divergently on gun laws

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Latimes.com. Congress is unable to bring gun legislation to the table. States, on the other hand are grappling with the issue. The Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has prompted California, Colorado and Connecticut to pass bills that dramatically increase gun control. However, States such as Ohio, Michigan […]

09 Apr 2013

Tension spikes over assaults on law enforcement officials

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Interesting article posted on Washingtonpost.com. Tension grows every day about assaults on law enforcers.  The general public has taken the attitude that there is no absolute law that applies to them.  They think they are above the law or they are right all the time so whoever crosses their path cut be the subject of […]

09 Apr 2013

Ripped-off pizza joint outs student-ID forger on Facebook #dailydumb

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Just read this on Dailydot.com. The unintended consequences of behavior are often invisible to teens who think they can do as they please. While these young people think they can act with impunity rather than concern for the common good, they ought to pay attention to this tale of woe. The scene was a pizza […]

08 Apr 2013

College ID shows eerie photo of Newtown killer

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Check out this blog post on Usatoday.com. Super creepy Connecticut ID reveals a photo of the Newton Killer over 4 years before his massacre. Further background information regarding his life reveals his academics and disposition, in addition to putting his mental health into question. In addition, a search warrant reveals he and his mother kept […]

08 Apr 2013

Taft school shooting victim readmitted to hospital

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I just read an article on Bakersfieldcalifornian.com that may be of interest to you. Bowe Cleveland, victim of the Taft school shooting, was readmitted to the hospital Tuesday afternoon. Cleveland and another student, Jacob Nichols, were targeted by Bryan Oliver, a student reported to have been bullied. Bryan shot Cleveland with a shotgun in a […]

08 Apr 2013

Convicted School Shooter Gives Victims’ Families the Finger

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Interesting article posted on Lawenforcementtoday.com. TJ Lane is a teenage school shooter who took the lives of three fellow Chardon, Ohio high school students; Daniel Parmertor, 16, Demetrius Hewlin, 16, and Russell King Jr., 17 and wounded several others. He was sentenced to life in prison this week. During his court appearance he wore a […]

08 Apr 2013

Police Dispatcher Week 2013; Thank You From – The Badge Guys

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Police Dispatcher Week 2013 Like any true blue blood, we are preparing for the annual National Police Week in Washington DC, May 12 – 18, 2013. To belong to the fraternity, the brotherhood, the cop culture means at least one pilgrimage during your career. What preparations have you made for April 14 – 20, 2013? […]

05 Apr 2013

Law Enforcement and Social Media: If I had a hammer…

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Law Enforcement and Social Media: If I had a hammer… building social media presence I was talking with a citizen activist about social media use during events such as protests when he made a simple, yet effective, analogy. That is, like any tool, social media can be used for good or bad. Take a hammer for […]