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2014-08-28 23:11:27

The role of the Remote Guarding Law Enforcement Advisory Board is educating and training local, regional and national law enforcement agencies in the uses and benefits of Remote Guarding. Future activities will include developing, instituting assessments and certification for compliance with Remote Guarding standards. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The founding members are Robert Parker, Keith Bushey, and Tom Stone, chosen based upon their extreme interest in, and understanding...

2014-08-22 23:01:04

Cellsense, the leading cell phone contraband detector for prisons, is proud to announce its endorsement by the National Sheriffs’ Association. Only seven other organizations have received this highest level of support from the National Sheriffs’ Association. Lisle, IL (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Cellsense, the leading cell phone contraband detector for prisons, is proud to announce its endorsement by the National Sheriffs’ Association. Only seven other organizations have received this...

2014-07-28 20:22:21

"One of summer 2014's must-see music festivals" -- Rolling Stone Magazine BRIDGEPORT, Conn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Called "one of summer 2014's must-see music festivals" by Rolling Stone Magazine, Gathering of the Vibes is in full swing building out a temporary city to accommodate and entertain 20,000 + fans daily. From world-class music on three stages, to one-of-a-kind crafts; from community engagement in the Non-Profit, Sustainability Village, to panoramic views from...

2014-07-23 23:27:50

AlertID, your family neighborhood safety network, which is based in Las Vegas, is pleased to announce that it now delivers more than 50,000 crime alerts every day to members in nearly 1,500 neighborhoods across the valley. These critical safety alerts help people keep their families and neighbors safer. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 AlertID, your family neighborhood safety network, which is based in Las Vegas, is pleased to announce that is now delivers more than 50,000 crime...

2014-07-10 20:21:30

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DC Water issued $350 million in taxable, green century bonds this week, marking several firsts for the Authority and the municipal sector. The 100-year final maturity represents the first municipal century bond issued by a water/wastewater utility in the United States. It also represents DC Water's inaugural green bond issue and the first "certified" green bond in the US debt capital markets with an independent second party sustainability...

2014-07-09 23:12:48

On Wednesday, May 28, The Center for Health Affairs' president and CEO, and public policy development manager, met with Cleveland City Council President Kevin Kelley. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 On Wednesday, May 28, Bill Ryan, president and CEO, and Tony Gutowski, public policy development manager, met with Cleveland City Council President Kevin Kelley. The meeting, which was requested by The Center for Health Affairs, was to gauge the City Council’s interest in pursuing...

2014-06-20 20:20:25

Award Winners Announced at U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting DALLAS, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Gresham Mayor Shane Bemis are the nation's top winners in the 2014 Mayors' Climate Protection Awards, an initiative sponsored by The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Walmart. The winners were announced today during the Mayors' Climate Protection Awards luncheon, which was held in conjunction with USCM's 82(nd) Annual Meeting....

2014-06-12 12:22:49

Philadelphia Recycling Rewards Program enters fifth year of helping the City achieve its sustainability goals PHILADELPHIA and NEW YORK CITY, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the City of Philadelphia and Recyclebank®, the company that inspires and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a more sustainable future, have renewed their partnership. Since 2010, Philadelphia and Recyclebank have collaborated to inspire residents to take more green actions...

2014-06-11 23:07:44

EmLogis will feature Jail Staffing Expert and Guest Speaker, Rod Miller, in a live webinar on June 11, 2014 1 PM CDT that will take jail administrators through the first steps of the jail analysis process and help find ways to simplify jail processes and practices. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 EmLogis, a leading provider of automated employee scheduling software for corrections and public safety organizations, today announced that they will offer a webinar about Jail Staffing...

2014-05-08 16:33:09

PATROL courses added to community college curriculum PENSACOLA, Fla., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- An innovative training program for law enforcement officers developed by the League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust (LMCIT) in partnership with Smart Horizons is being offered for the first time as part of the curriculum for Fond du Lac Tribal Community College's Law Enforcement Degree program. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140508/85774 LMCIT--a cooperative...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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