Notes Sunday, August 27, 2006
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News of the Week
More Fallen Heros - Rich
- Inmate Wants A Womans Body - Mack
Indiana Officers Struck, Killed on Fundraising Bike Ride - Rich
- Man Who Made Millions From Selling Pirated Software Gets 6
Years - Mack
- NC Chief Busted for Child Porn - Rich
week we try to include training announcement from an academy or
training organization. ach week we try to include training announcment
from an academy or training organization. This week we want to announce
that Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy, located in Lynchburg,
VA is sponsoring a two-day seminar entitled Recruitment: Perspectives
on the Process on November 16-17, 2006.
The course is
recommended for persons who are new or with little experience in
overseeing their agency's recruitment process.
Topics include: (1) the changing workforce in the United States, (2)
federal hiring laws and EEC guidelines; (3) management strategies for
staffing and supervising a recruitment unit; (5) using the Internet;
(6) sample advertisements and scripts; (7) minority hiring and
affirmative action programs; and (8) experiences of successful and
unsuccessful recruitment campaigns.
Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy is will also host a Field
Training Officer course October 25 - 27, 2006. This
emphasize the FTO’s role in assisting probationers to certify
for solo patrol operations by applying the knowledge and skills
acquired during Basic Police Training and by using these in accordance
with departmental policies, procedures, and community service delivery
For contact information send me an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or
contact Ron Staton at (434) 455-6188. Tell him you heard about the
course on CopCAST.
training announcements from any criminal justice training academy or
training organization. Just send the information to email@example.com
and we will do our best to announce your training course.
- Boy Spammer Sent To
His Room - Mack
- French Union to Sue eBay - Rich
- Apple Fires Employees For Downloading Leopard- Mack
- Ads Warn Kids About Internet Dangers - Rich
- Watch TV Online - Mack
For our PC User Tip this week I want to tell you about a neat keyboard
combination you can use in Microsoft Word. You can use the keyboard
shortcut of Shift + F3 to toggle the case for the selected text.
If the text that is selected includes a period (for instance, a
sentence), then using Shift + F3 will cycle between lower case, UPPER
CASE, and Sentence case.
If the text that is selected does NOT include a period, then using
Shift + F3 will cycle between ALL UPPER CASE, all lower case, and All
you want to quickly change your desktop picture to a random image you
have somewhere on your Mac, you can simply drag that image into the
desktop image preview panel in the Desktop tab of the Desktop &
Screen Saver System Preferences panel. I find this much easier than
adding a folder to the list and scrolling through to find the photo you
wish to use.
- Thanks to our partner RLS
Enterprises, Inc. - Your Affordable On-Line Training Solution
for making this episode of CopCAST possible. Visit their website for
more information about providing internet-based training for your
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