Sunday, January 21, 2007
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week we want to say hello to Sergeant Dennis Campbell -
Jackson, New Jersey Police Department. Thanks for downloading and
listening to the show, Dennis.
News of the Week
- Another Fallen Hero - Rich
- Watch What You Bring Home - Mack
- Those Deer Cops - Rich
- Grandmother Charged With Reckless Conduct - Mack
- Dutch Prosecutors Want Jail Time for Hackers - Rich
- Black and White is Back in Ontario - Mack
- Falcon QB In Trouble at Airport - Rich
week we try to include training announcments from academies and
training organizations. This week we want to announce the Central
Virginia Criminal Justice Academy, located in Lynchburg, VA will be
conducting an 8 hour course entitled Monitoring Hate and Extremist
Activity on June 19, 2007.
The course examines the wide variety of hate groups currently active in
the United States, their history, activities and leaders.
Beginning with a broad overview of the various factions of the hate
movement, which include the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis, racist Skinheads,
black supremacists and others, it will then focus on the most prominent
national organizations and state and local chapters.
This course is free to all attendees. For more information contact Ron
Staton (434) 455-618
We welcome training
announcements from any
criminal justice training academy or training organization. Just send
the information to firstname.lastname@example.org
and we will do our best to announce your training course.
are pleased to be able to assist criminal justices agencies in their
effort to identify and hire the best qualified people. We
don't have any new announcements this week but if your agency is
looking for qualified people,
just send us a little information about
the job and we will announce it on the show.
movement is one way to be more productive so keep your hands on the
keyboard. For the PC user tip this week, we want to tell you about some
helpful keyboard tips that will help you keep your hands on the
keyboard instead of constantly reaching for your mouse.
First, stop trying to aim for an application's little button on the
taskbar. Instead, change between applications by pressing Alt + Tab.
Next, Editing in little windows on the screen and requires unnecessary
scrolling. Try double-clicking a window's title bar to make it go full
Finally, to close a foreground program or window, press Alt + F4. It's
that easy. Alternatively, you can right-click its button on the taskbar
and choose Close. So minimize your mouse movements and stop aiming for
that little X in the upper-right corner.
This week, we
actually have a a couple of simple tips for our Mac user tip.
First, when opening a folder in Finder, if you hold the [Command] key
while clicking to open the folder, it will open in a new window.
You can also hold the [Option] key to open the folder in a new window
and close the old window.
Next is a quick tip for Safari users. If you have several tabs open and
you want to move between tabs, simply press Command+Shift+]
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