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2014-07-23 23:23:12

Elite ISI is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Robert Parker Sr. as Chief Law Enforcement Advisor for its Florida Region. Initial activities will include Florida Regional Office Support, and will be joining Elite’s National Advisory Board. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Elite ISI is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Robert Parker Sr. as Chief Law Enforcement Advisor for its Florida Region. Initial activities will include Florida Regional Office Support, and will be...

2011-04-22 14:05:00

MIAMI, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack SafetyNet, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN), today announced that its SafetyNet service is now available in Miami-Dade County. The SafetyNet service helps caregivers provide an added layer of protection for loved ones with cognitive conditions such as autism and Alzheimer's from the life-threatening behavior of wandering. The service also provides public safety agencies with the tools and training to more...

2010-03-22 07:00:00

MIAMI and BOSTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Miami-Dade County, Florida, has selected Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, to upgrade the county's public safety and public service communications system as part of an overall communications project for the county. The project will provide the county with a new Harris P25^IP (Project 25 to the power of Internet Protocol) 800 MHz radio communications system, and also...

2010-02-05 14:10:00

MIAMI, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry partners Microsoft, ESRI, GuideSTAR Technologies and Analyst International Corporation (AIC) in support of the Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) today showcased additional details about intelligence methods and tools used to help secure Super Bowl XLIV. The Miami-Dade Fusion Center is deploying a new collaboration solution referred to as "Project Dolphin," optimizing the use of information technology tools from these industry partners to enhance...

2010-02-01 11:00:00

MIAMI, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) and Microsoft Corp., with assistance from Analyst International Corporation (AIC) and ESRI, are coordinating intelligence efforts surrounding Super Bowl XLIV by enhanced information sharing and intelligence gathering, made possible through a new fusion center collaboration solution. Leveraging information across multiple jurisdictions at the local, regional and national level, justice and public safety...

2009-05-23 21:38:09

Two teenagers are facing charges in Florida after allegedly pulling an elderly man from his wheelchair, roughing him up and robbing him, police say. Miami-Dade police said they arrested the 17-year-old and 13-year-old boys Friday and charged them with strong-arm robbery and battery of an elderly person, The Miami Herald reported Saturday. Police say one of the teens was videotaped running up behind Celedono Carrera, 66, as he rode his motorized wheelchair in a parking lot May 8. The youth can...

2008-08-02 12:00:23

MIAMI (AP) -- Miami-Dade police officials plan to include in their 2009 handbook a note about how to respond to calls about ritual animal sacrifices. The decision comes a year after Coral Gables officers raided a home where practitioners of Santeria were slaughtering goats, chickens and pigeons. Several worshippers were held at gunpoint and detained for hours. The entry will remind county officers that federal and state laws protect people's freedom to practice religion. The move was hailed...

2006-02-09 19:27:03

DENVER (Reuters) - A Florida man hanged himself in mid-flight aboard a United Airlines plane after being accused of arson at a Miami car dealership, police said on Thursday. Denver police spokesman Sonny Jackson said Flight 209 from Washington to Los Angeles was diverted to Denver on Wednesday after the body of Gerald Georgettis was discovered hanging in the jet's lavatory. "All signs indicate that this was a suicide," Jackson said. Miami-Dade police detective Robert Williams told...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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