Sunday, February 4, 2007
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week we want to say hello to Jere B. Clark who listens from Nashville,
TN. Thanks for downloading and listening to the show, Jere - and that
is a nice portrait on Frappr.
News of the Week
- Two Fallen Heroes - Rich
- Fake Cop Busted After Bragging To Real Cops - Mack
- Cop Takes Shit Off Youth - Rich
- Cop's Wife Arrested After Sex and Booze Party - Mack
- Mistake Results in Child Abuse Charge for a Colorado Cop -
- A Florida Teen Bounces Up To A $35K Settlement - Mack
- Bonehead Decision of the Month - Rich
week we try to include training announcments from academies and
training organizations. This week we want to announce Cardinal Criminal
Justice Academy, located in Salem, VA will be conduct a Street Crimes
course August 13 - 15, 2006.
All of the Street Crimes instructors have at least 25 years of actually
street experience. They are able to blend their many unique experiences
in Patrol, Gang Crimes, Undercover work, S.W.A.T. Team and Federal Task
The fee for this course is $395 per student but there are discounts for
multiple students from the same agency. The multiple student discount
are as follows:
3 - 4 students from same agency - $345 per student
5 or more students from same agency - $295 per student
registration information, just send Rich an e-mail at email@example.com
This isn't exactly a training announcement but I thought I would
include it in the show. Earl Hardy, of the National Highway Traffic
Safety Administration is interested in talking to any agency that
requires officers to wear a helmet while operating a patrol car (sedan)
when conducting normal patrol duties. You can contact Earl at:
Senior Highway Safety Specialist
Enforcement and Justice Services Division
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
400 Seventh Street, S.W. (NTI-122)
Washington, D.C. 20590
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.
Theft Declines and Bloggers Are Lonely Souls - Rich
- The Pirate Bay Sinks Ads for Malicious Torrent Clients - Mack
Well if you are
brave enough to use a PC and if you are an Outlook user, your life is
probably have all of your business and personal contact information in
the address book. Remember our mantra here at CopCAST, "Backup, Backup
For our PC User tip this week we tell you how to backup your Outlook
address book. To do this:
- Choose '''File''', '''Import and Export''',
'''Export to a file''' and '''Next'''.
- Choose the format to use for the exported data. If you are
unsure what to choose, selecting '''Comma Separated Values (Windows)'''
is a good choice.
- Click '''Next'''. From the Select folder to export from list,
click '''Contacts''' and then click '''Next'''.
- Click '''Browse''', select a location to save the file into
and type a filename for it.
- Click '''Next''' and then finish.
You can then open the file in any program that
supports the output
For our Mac User tip this week we want to tell
you how to zoom in on a document to make it easier to see small print.
Most applications have a zoom feature located under View option in the
menu bar but it takes several mouse clicks to use it. Here is a faster
and easier way to way to zoom using the keyboard and mouse together.
If you hold down the Command and Control keys and then rotate the
scroll wheel on your mouse . . . or drag your fingers on a
scrolling-enabled trackpad, you can rapidly increase or decrease the
Move the wheel up, and you'll zoom in; move it down, and you'll zoom
out. The amount that the zoom changes with each tick of the scroll
wheel varies between the applications.
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