Archive for June, 2009

Frontline America: War on Drugs

The U.S. war on drugs continues, now CNN reports that U.S. law enforcement confirm illegal drug cartels are operating in over 200 American cities. Does the U.S. drug appetite fuel illegal gun trafficking across the border? Are we winning the war on drugs? Opinions seem to be varied. Some suggest that it may be time […]

H1N1 Declared Pandemic

The World Health Organization has declared a pandemic for the novel H1N1 virus. This is the first flu pandemic is nearly four decades. The good news seems to be that the virus has not mutated and spawned even worst mutations. Yet there are deaths associated with the virus. The CDC continues to recommend commonsensical health […]

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Dr. Steven Barthelmeus
Program Chair,
Public Safety – Criminal Justice/Forensics program, Capella University
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Dr. Shelly Gill
Adjunct Instructor, Capella University
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Dr. Joseph Pascarella
Core Faculty Member, Capella University
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Dr. Jeffrey Rush
Asst. Professor of Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Dept. of Public Management and Criminal Justice, Austin Peay State University
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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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