Monday, May 23, 2011

Quote of the Week

"There are things only you can do, and you are alive to do them. In the great orchestra we call life, you have an instrument and a song, and you owe it to God to play them both sublimely." —Max Lucado

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Check It Out!

RWA Coffic Classes

Murder One - August 1, 2011
When: Must  register before June 27th
Cost; $15.00 for RWA members
          $30.00 for non-members
Register online at the RWA Kiss of Death Website


Title: An Introduction to Violence

Instructor: Rory Miller

Class Description: How and why does violence happen? What motivates people to violence? How do people- victims, professionals and violent criminals perceive force? This course will cover the basics- Who (predators, hustlers, cops and citizens) the what (levels and types of violence) the how (injury and force) where (the social milieus where violence is the norm) and why (motivations) as well as the emotional weight and aftermath of a single violent encounter, multiple encounters, and living in a violent environment.

Instructor Bio: Rory Miller is a seventeen-year veteran of a metropolitan correctional system. He spent seventeen years, including ten as a sergeant, with the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Portland Oregon. His assignments included Booking, Maximum Security, Disciplinary and Administrative Segregation, and Mental Health Units. He was a CERT (Corrections Emergency Response Team) member for over eleven years and Team Leader for six.


His training has included over eight hundred hours of tactical training; witness protection and close-quarters handgun training with the local US Marshals; Incident Command System; Instructor Development Courses; AELE Discipline and Internal Investigations; Hostage Negotiations and Hostage Survival; Integrated Use of Force and Confrontational Simulation Instructor; Mental Health; Defensive Tactics, including the GRAPLE instructors program; Diversity; and Supervision.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Quote of the Week

I carry a gun because a cop is too heavy. -Unknown