[Homestead] That contrail
lurine at com-pair.net
Thu Nov 18 01:39:40 EST 2010
All fingers and toes crossed.
----- Original Message -----
From: "EarthNSky" <erthnsky at gmail.com>
> I agree that the police need education. It seems to me that even if
> they choose or decide that they cannot take action due to the lack of
> evidence for foul play, that they should not block groups that could
> help. The CERT team that will be searching tomorrow was actually
> contacted a week ago, and when they contacted the PD to volunteer their
> SAR services, the police told them that their services weren't needed
> because the police had everything under control. I hope that with time
> we will learn whether or not this offer of help would have truly
> helped. Community pressure, news stories, etc, has now made the police
> change their mind...so there was some wrangling going on behind the
> scenes and suddenly, the CERT team is available to search..
> Earlier, I had intended to defend the K9 unit of the CCPD. I am biased
> I guess since I worked in the same building with them. I know those
> dogs came from Europe, not trained by Joe Blow, and I know they are good
> people finding dogs, (as opposed to drug dogs) but just a few moments
> ago I learned that the CCPD's dogs were specifically 'hot tracking'
> dogs, trained to find people within 20-30 minutes of their travel
> through an area. Since those dogs were there on day 2/3, that would
> explain the lack of hits. They must have alerted on something however,
> because the detective seemed interested in a few locations that were
> mentioned,,,,I don't know.
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