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- The Brotherhoods - The True Story of Two
Cops Who Murdered for the Mafia - Check it out - it would make a good
News of the Week
- Two More
Fallen Heroes - Rich
- NYPD UC Cop Tells His Version of Recent Shooting - Mack
- Thugs Learn Not to Mug Cops - Rich
- Florida Deputies Have a Tug-of-War - Mack
- Car Thief Makes Bad Decision - Rich
- Preacher Kicks Ass On Car-Jacker - Mack
- A 12 Year Old With Bright Future - Rich
week we try to include training announcements from academies or
training organizations. This week I have listed at
bunch of new training courses that we will be conducting at Cardinal
Criminal Justice Academy in Salem, Virginai. Just visit http://www.cardinalacademy.org/trngannounce.htm.
The new courses include:
- Fingerprint Pattern Interpretation and
- Youth Gun Violence
- Advanced Traffic Incident Management
- First Responder Traffic Incident Management
- Field Training Officer
- Enhanced Threat and Risk Assessment
- Pharmaceutical Diversion Investigation
- The Search Warrant Process
- Basic Reid Techniques of Interviewing and
- Advanced Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation
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.
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
- We 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.
Meets Reality - Rich
In the past we have talked about different file formats for your hard
drive. The NTFS format has several advantages over the Fat format,
particularly in the security area. So for the our PC user tip this
week, we are going to tell you how to convert a FAT partition to NTFS.
Before, I tell you how to do the conversion, I want to remind you that,
although the chance of corruption or data loss during the conversion
from FAT to NTFS is minimal, it is best to do a full backup of the data
on the drive that it you are going to convert.
We also recommend that you verify the integrity of the backup before
proceeding and update your emergency repair disk.
Now on to the conversion. All you have to do is:
- Click '''START''', and then click '''RUN'''
- At the command prompt, type '''CONVERT [driveletter]:
That is all there is to it. Convert.exe will
attempt to convert the
partition to NTFS.
For our Mac User tip this week, we want to tell you about a quick way
to access various system preferences like the sound, display, and
keyboard. All you have to do is hold the option key while pressing one
of the function keys. This will bring up the system preferences dialog
for the selected function key.
For example, holding option while pressing the
Up” function key will launch the System Preferences for
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