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11 Apr 2013

Oops! Longview Woman Arrested After Drug Text Mistake #dailydumb

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Khq.com. The article summarizes a funny and unfortunate mistake that was made by a women in Longview, Washington. She mistakenly sent a text about meeting up for a drug-buy to a police officer! The officer, not entirely sure it wasn’t a joke, decided to follow along and […]

11 Apr 2013

Phoenix police: Man left ammunition on school bus

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Interesting article posted on Yahoo.com. A man from Phoenix, Arizona has been arrested for leaving reams of ammunition on a bus. According to the police, the man thought that he had heard voices in his head which then caused the man to worry that something was going to happen to him. Some charges he could […]

11 Apr 2013

Ga. eighth grader hangs himself fearing school bullies’ retribution

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Check out this blog post on Examiner.com. An eighth grader has hanged himself to death out of fear out of what might happen to him from bullies. The eighth grade boy who hanged himself was new to school and had only been a student at his new school for six months, and there are accounts […]

10 Apr 2013

Interview with America’s Diary of a Mad Dispatcher, Part 1 – The Badge Guys

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This week’s focus on Police Dispatchers includes an “Interview with America’s Diary of a Mad Dispatcher”. The Badge Guys know that when you dial 911 for help in a crisis, you expect someone to answer that call. Beyond just answering the phone, you expect your crisis to be handled because of that call. How often do people consider […]

09 Apr 2013

Police Dispatchers Duties – Their Role in Officer Safety Enhances Public Safety

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The police out in the public eye frequently catch news headlines for dramatic rescues, tense standoffs and human interest pieces in which cute puppies, kittens or ducklings are rescued from their escapades. Much like the old saying “behind every successful man is a woman”, truth be told, behind every successful officer is a great dispatcher. […]

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 […]

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

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 […]