Friday, July 19, 2019

Post Season review of the San Jose Sharks

It is July and serious hockey fans have time to sit back and look at the past season. Only one set of fans is happy dancing: those of the St. Louis Blues. Everyone else is asking themselves what happened to my team? 

Sunday, July 14, 2019

The next great thing for rescue?

Check out this YouTube video.

You can also go to and look for the flightboard

This just might be the next best piece of equipment for Public Safety. Imagine the possibilities.

Saturday, July 13, 2019

The ever exploding fairy garden

Be carful, be forewarned! It is addictive. What am I talking about?

Goodbye to Twitter and Facebook

I am fed up with the constant barrage of ads and the fact that the companies sell my information so I am no longer a member of Facebook or Twitter. You can use the contact me box to send messages or email me if you have my address. Family can text via my phone number if they don't have my email address.

I will post photos and information here instead of the social media accounts.

Friday, May 17, 2019

New hires in Dispatch Centers: the culture of welcoming or not

We are in the process of hiring a Dispatcher trainee. Public Safety Telecommunicators (aka Public Safety Dispatchers, or for the rest of this post, Dispatchers) go through the same hiring hoops as law enforcement personnel. It is a long path to that first day.

So why do we, as a rule, treat our trainers like crap, when we should be welcoming each and every one with open arms?