violence

JOINT REGIONAL INTELLIGENCE AUTHORITY ISSUES NEW WARNING ON EX-LAPD OFFICER WANTED IN HOMICIDES, ATTACKS ON POLICE

Update Feb. 10: Los Angeles Police Chief today announced a $1 million reward for information leading to the arrest of Dorner

February 9, 2013 (San Diego)--Today the Joint Regional Intelligence Authority issued a bulletin regarding Christopher Dorner, a former Los Angeles Police officer and ex-military member who is believed to have committed multiple murders and also shot police officers in a spree of violence that led him to San Diego late last week. He is considered armed and extremely dangerous.  

READER'S EDITORIAL: TIME TO REDEFINE THE SECOND AMENDMENT

By Alfred Waddell

January 17, 2013 (San Diego’s East County)--The second amendment needs to be re-defined for the modern times.

It is my notion that the right to bear arms is very similar to the right to smoke; they both have a cancerous effect that contributes to the decay in modern society. We as a society can continue to ignore and look the other way with temporary fixes that give the appearance of seriousness; however, the reality is: there are too many guns in the US; and our too-many-guns are being turned on us.

ECM WORLD WATCH: GLOBAL AND NATIONAL NEWS

December 19, 2012 -- (San Diego’s East County) – ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflect all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views. Top world and U.S. headlines include:

U.S.

Mass shooting at Connecticut elementary school:

Other national news:

WORLD

Read more for excerpts and links to full stories.

WHY DIDN'T SHE JUST LEAVE?

By Kit-Bacon Gressitt

October 10, 2012 (San Diego’s East County)--Picture a serene summer night in Phoenix, Arizona, circa 1982.1

I lay on a crinkly table in a cluttered ER, joking with the doc, bribing him with a promise of homemade shortbread if he could fix my face without leaving scars, looking anywhere but in his eyes, and I noticed a police officer nearby.

SILENCE IS WORSE THAN VIOLENCE - YOUTH TOWN HALL MEETING MARCH 2

 

 

February 23, 2012 (San Diego) – On Friday, March 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. there will be a Youth Town Hall meeting with the theme of Silence is Worse than Violence held at Joe and Vi Jacobs Center, Celebration Hall, 404 Euclid Avenue in San Diego.  It will provide a safe place to address the challenges youth face, and to come together to create solutions that strengthen youth voice, leadership and community engagement.

 

PERSONAL SAFETY AWARENESS SEMINAR PRESENTED BY LA MESA POLICE MARCH 1

 

February 14, 2012 La Mesa -- On March 1, 2012, the La Mesa Police Department will be presenting a personal safety seminar which is open to the public.  This seminar will consist of both lecture and demonstration by La Mesa Police Department’s Defensive Tactics Instructors and they will address a number of personal safety questions.  What do street predators look for in a victim? What do you do if you find yourself in a dangerous situation? How do you quickly escape danger in the event of an assault? These questions will be answered during this seminar.  This seminar is designed for adult men and women.