Archive for April, 2008

Criminal Justice National Honor Society at Capella Colloquium

Alpha Phi Sigma National Honor Society at Atlanta Colloquium Last week at our residential colloquium in Atlanta we had the distinct pleasure of inducting 63 learners into Iota Omicron, which is Capella University’s chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma national honor society. Our chapter is less than a year old and this was our very first […]

Long Term Care for Veterans

This blog has reiterated through several posts the importance of personnel issues in public safety. The human element in public safety, albeit domestic public safety or international public safety cannot be emphasized enough. The type of stress and pressure can be overwhelming and have long-term detrimental effects. The United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs is […]

Quantifying and Elusive Threat

Counter terrorism officials in Britain are releasing a report warning that the terror threat in Britain is actually worsening. This is not good news for not only Britain, but the entire European Union and given the decentralized and globalized structure of contemporary terror threats, other countries under threat throughout the. According to Jacqui Smith, the […]

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Picture of Dr. Steven Barthelmeus, aa contributor to Capella's public safety blog.
Dr. Steven Barthelmeus
Program Chair,
Public Safety – Criminal Justice/Forensics program, Capella University
Picture of Shelly Gill, a contributor to Capella's public safety blog.
Dr. Shelly Gill
Adjunct Instructor, Capella University
Picture of Dr. Joseph Pascarella, author of Capella's public safety news blog.
Dr. Joseph Pascarella
Core Faculty Member, Capella University
Picture of Dr. Jeffrey Rush, author of Capella's public safety news blog.
Dr. Jeffrey Rush
Asst. Professor of Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Dept. of Public Management and Criminal Justice, Austin Peay State University
Picture of Dr. Michael Kemp, author of Capella's public safety news blog.
Dr. Michael Kemp
Chair, Emergency Management, Capella University
Melissa Beasley
Captain, Florence Alabama Police Department
Darryl Jones
Capella University Learner and Chief, Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire
Dr. Laura Pettler
Investigator for Prosecutorial District Twenty A of North Carolina
Mark Rubin
Capella University Learner
Mark S. Warnick
Capella University Learner, Retired Asst. Fire Chief


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