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Tune in to the next Record Talk Radio broadcast at 1 p.m.. Friday May 29when our topic will be the partnership announced Thursday between Bergen Countty and Rutgers University.
My story in today's Record described a plan to have graduate students from Rutgers' School of Public Affairs and Administration conduct data analysis on county government operations.
During the broadcast, you'll hear excerpts of my interviews with Bergen County Executive James Tedesco, Freeholder Tracy Zur and Marc Holzer, dean of the school, all of whom talk about their hopes for the project.
In the wake of the events that unfolded in Baltimore City as a result of the death of Freddie Gray and the subsequent arrest of six Baltimore City police officers, Change Montgomery County will work together with the Montgomery County community to develop solutions to address systemic issues that are rooted in our urban areas across our major U.S. cities.
On this episode of A Miner Detail, Ryan Miner will speak with Montgomery County Police, community and church leaders and government officials in an effort to dissect some of the issues that led to the riots in Baltimore City. Ryan and his panel will discuss how to work to bridge the gap between citizens and our police force and offer solutions to address the systemic issues plaguing our urban areas.
Community policing is defined as involving three key components: developing community partnerships, engaging in problem-solving, and implementing community policing organizational features. Explore the tabs below for more information on these central components of community policing.
Please join Ryan and his guests on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 9:00 p.m. for an invigorating discussion on community policing.
The Montgomery County Board of Education has begun interviewing candidates to be the next superintendent for Montgomery County Public Schools. The eight-member board chose not to renew Joshua Starr's contact, Montgomery County's recently-departed superintendent who left Montgomery County earlier this year in February.
The school system hired the firm Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates to conduct a nationwide search. So far, the search process has been tightly sealed from the public and board members have not spoken about any of the finalists.
During this episode, Ryan Miner will cohost A Miner Detail with former Montgomery County Board of Education candidate Laurie Halverson. Laurie and Ryan will detail the superintendent search process and what parents, teachers, and taxpayers should expect from the search committee.
Join Ryan and Laurie at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 for a new episode of A Miner Detail!
Dr. Chaps reports on these important issues:
* A Federal judge rules that county commissioners may not pray in Jesus’ Name at public meetings.
* Carly Fiorina announces that she is running for President as a Republican.
* Senator Ted Cruz in leading in conservative 5 polls in South Carolina.
The Bergen County Sheriff's Office is the latest agency to explore equipping it's officers with body cameras, as reported in today's Record.
Sheriff Michael Saudino talks about the pilot project on the next broadcast of Record Talk Radio at 2 p.m. May 21.
County Executive James Tedesco talks about why he thinks the body cameras could be a useful tool.
In the second segment of the program, you'll meet Rhonda Richardsen, one of the 2,800 students graduating from Bergen Community College on Thursday.
Richardsen is the first student to graduate from the college's aviation administration program.
On Sunday May 17th, Going Home with Tony host Tony Scimeca welcomes Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart to the Hot Water 911 Boiler Room Studio. Tony and Sheriff Dart will talk about home safety and community outreach programs in Cook County. Join us live on Sunday from 4:00-5:00 PM CDT. To join in the conversation, call 619-924-0952 or email us at Tony@GoingHomeWithTony.com or post to our Facebook Page or Twitter!
Mike Chapman was elected Sheriff, Loudoun County, VA in 2011 and took office January 2012. He directs operations for the largest full-service office in the State of Virginia which handles county-wide law enforcement, the jail and our courts. The Sheriff’s Office employs approximately 750; 600 sworn deputies and 150 civilian personnel. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office serves a population of 350,000 and an area of 519 square miles.
During his three years in office, Sheriff Chapman expanded the Drug Abuse
Resistance Education (DARE) to include both Elementary and Middle Schools,
established a Cold Case squad; enhanced media outreach through integrated
technology and a restructured website; introduced on-line reporting;
professionalized the Human Resources and hiring processes; and improved training,
accountability and efficiency. Sheriff Chapman also initiated a county-wide internet
safety training program for parents (which has now been expanded to middle and high school students); added prescription and synthetic drug awareness with assistance from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); partnered with county schools for “No-Texting and Driving” campaign; helped integrate mental health services, and initiated Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training for deputies and dispatchers.
Joining with Sheriff Chapman in this discussion will be Mr. Phillip Thompson who is the current president of the Loundoun County chapter of the NAACP and he will provide the citizens perspective on issues associated with public safety and the impact it is having on the community.
Col. Edwin C. Roessler Jr. is a 26-year veteran of law enforcement, Roessler has served as deputy chief of patrol since 2010, managing crime fighting efforts across eight district stations in addition to managing the Animal Services Division. Serving as deputy chief, he has managed police emergency responses to a variety of natural disasters and tactical operational events, deployed personnel to the recent Presidential Inauguration and managed patrol assets committed to solving several multijurisdictional crimes. Roessler also directs strategic planning initiatives for the department to ensure a high standard of service delivery as future infrastructure growth is planned in many communities throughout Fairfax County.
Roessler began his law enforcement career with the New York City Department of Investigation before joining the Fairfax County Police Department as a patrol officer. He has served in every rank up to and including deputy chief. Prior senior command assignments have included the Internal Affairs Bureau, director of the Criminal Justice Academy, managing the department’s budget and human resources and leading a Patrol Bureau division that included the Animal Services Division, the Crime Analysis Unit and the construction of the Sully District Station. In addition to these command assignments, he led efforts that created the Incident Support Services program.
Joining Chief Roessler is Ms. Shirley Ginwright who was elected president of the Fairfax County Branch of the NAACP in 2012 with a pledge to increase membership, membership participation, civic engagement, and community involvement which is exactly what Open Talk is all about.
COUNTY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT FACE LAWSUIT IN FEDERL COURT
Andrew Harris chats with Big Blend Radio hosts Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith about his fascinating culinary and media background, as well as the 4th Annual Golden Foodie Awards of Orange County, taking place in Newport Beach on Sept. 27, 2015. Andrew is a guild member of the Golden Foodie Awards, and as an accredited food, wine and travel writer, he is also on the board of board of the International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association. Andrew is the producer and co-host of the weekly “The SoCal Restaurant Show”.
This interview originally aired on April 26, 2015, on Big Blend Radio's Champagne Sundays variety show, that streamed live from the historic Coronado Motor Hotel in Yuma, Arizona.
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