Notes Sunday, October 8, 2006
forget to go to Podcast Alley, register and vote
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News of the Week
- Two Fallen Heros - Rich
- Suspended Officer Arrested After Brief Chase - Mack
Dies After Taser Incident - Rich
- Ohio Officer Returns To Force with Artificial Leg - Mack
- NY Chief, Two Officers Suspended - Rich
week we try to include training announcements from academies or
training organizations. This week we didn't get any new
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.
- We are pleased to be
able to assist criminal justices agencies in their effort to identify
and hire the best qualified people. 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. This week the City of Mesa, Arizona
wants you to know that it has over 90 openings for police officers,
including lateral transfers and police officer recruits.
The starting salary for a police officer - recruit is $44,740.80 and
increases to $49,379.20 within 12 months.
Your point of contact is Detective Anderson and you can e-mail him at
email@example.com or call him at 1-800-884-5480. Check out the
department website at http://www.cityofmesa.org. Be sure to
know that your heard about the job on CopCAST.
welcome job announcements from any criminal justice agency. Just send
the information to firstname.lastname@example.org
and we will do our best to
announce your vacancies.
- Vista Take Hard
Stand Against Piracy - Mack
- Child Sexual Abuse On-line Training - Rich
- New Cellphones Scream At Thiefs - Mack
- Russians Convicted of Extortion - Rich
- MySpace Drawing 'Older' Visitors - Mack
If you don't care for having your CD's start running as soon as you
insert them into the drive, you can shut off the autorun feature in XP.
Just Click '''Start, Run''' and enter '''GPEDIT.MSC'''
Go to '''Computer Configuration''', '''Administrative Templates''',
Locate the entry for '''Turn autoplay off''' and modify it as you
The Dictionary application and widget in Tiger lets you find a word's
correct spelling, meaning, or synonym regardless of which application
you're using. Just press '''[F12]''' at any time to bring up the
Dashboard and the dictionary widget.
As you type letters into the widget, words that begin with those
letters appear. Click on the letter at the left of the widget to switch
from a word to the list of words. Click on the Thesaurus option to find
words with similar meanings.
Also, in the Dictionary application, press [command]-, or select
'''Dictionary | Preferences''' to select the dictionary order,
pronunciation, contextual menu, and default font size. You can even
listen to the definition - just highlight the words you want read,
choose '''Dictionary | Services | Speech | Start Speaking Text'''.
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more information about providing internet-based training for your
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