Notes Sunday, December 10, 2006
forget to go to Podcast Alley, register and vote
as your favorite podcast each month.
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Frappr Shout Out - Hello to Clinton who listens
from Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
downloading and listening to
the show Clinton.
forget to pick up a copy of The Brotherhoods - The True Story of Two
Cops Who Murdered for the Mafia - It would make a good
News of the Week
- Four More Fallen Heroes - Rich
- Missouri Officer Shoots Armed Sister - Mack
- Steeler QB Buys K9 - Rich
- 2.2 Million Americans in Prison - Mack
- Pennsylvania OL Equipment Stolen - Rich
- Kansas City Deputy Chief Forced to Retire - Mack
- Cops and Cell Phone Are A Problem - Rich
week we try to include training announcements from academies or
training organizations. This week there are
new training courses to report but if you check the Shownotes
from last week, I am sure you will find something that will interest
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.
This week the Norfolk Southern Corporation, a multi-billion dollar
transportation company is seeking a Police Communications Officer to
work in their Roanoke office.
This position is responsible for receiving and prioritizing both
emergency and non-emergency calls for railroad police services.
Responsibilities include determining proper police response, the timely
and effective dispatch of personnel and other assets, monitoring
response and safety of responding personnel, documentation of calls in
a Computer Aided Dispatch system, and the entry and retrieval of
information from state and federal information systems. The candidate
will work various shifts, weekends, and holidays.
Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary, including bonus
potential, and an excellent benefits package. The starting salary will
range from $30K to $40K, commensurate with experience. You can complete
an application on on-line. Just visit http://www.nscorp.com/careers
and complete the application for the Police Communications Officer
- 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.
Is Back - Rich
- Parallels Desktop- Mack
This week the PC
user tip is for our listener who are Gmail users - or want to be. Even
if you love Gmail, and most of us do, it is a pain to have to log on to
a website to check to see if you have any new mail. The solution? The
You can find it under the Gmail Settings link. Just click on the link
and it will install an icon in your Window's System tray that shows
your unread messages, including the sender, subject, a bit of each
message. The great thing is, when you click on an item, your browser
will open and take you directly to the Gmail inbox.
If you want to ditch your Hotmail account and move to Gmail, just send
me an e-mail at email@example.com and I will send you one of my
One of the few
features that I missed when I switched from a Windows computer to a Mac
was the way the Delete function worked. Windows computers have both a
Backspace that functions as a delete-left key and a Delete that
functions as a delete-right key. Unfortunately, Mac notebook keyboards
only have the delete-left function via the Delete key.
The work around for the missing delete-right key is to use hold down
the Fn and then it the Delete key which performs a delete-right
operation. You may also consider using a freeware program called
With this free program, you can change the baskslash key to perform the
delete-right function. You can still get to the backslash by holding
down the Function key and pressing the key backslash key. It will also
let you use Shift-Delete to do a delete-right. The program has several
other adjustments that you may like too.
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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CopCAST.....Have a great week!