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August 19, 2016

The Morning Risk Report: Business Offers Blueprint to Improve Law Enforcement Optics

A group of reputation-management experts has banded together to create a program to help law enforcement agencies better manage their social media engagement and improve their perceptions with people and within communities. The so-called “Coptics” program developed by the Hetty Group draws from best practices employed by large companies that already have seen the value in being active members of social media to tell their stories and address issues that if not handled properly could blow up into big controversies, said Florence Chung, founder of the Hetty Group. “We believe that if you aren’t telling your story, the world will,” said Ms. Chung. “And the world often doesn’t know the facts.”...

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Will Black America Really Answer The Call For Young Men?

We live in an ever-evolving society where our young boys and men are extremely impressionable by an onslaught of influences. Whether it’s TV, music, video games, social media or social circles, there is no shortage of negativity that’s waiting to prey. The challenge for our nation is to find a way to relevantly connect and engage our youth early and position them to avoid pitfalls and prepare them to realize the highest potential...

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June 14, 2016

How was the Orlando gunman able to purchase the firearms?

New York native Omar Mateen has been identified as the gunman behind the horrific Florida nightclub shooting that left 50 dead. Former ATF agent Matt Horace joins CBSN to discuss how Mateen got possession of heavy firearms, and what authorities are doing to monitor gun use in the U.S.

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April 03, 2016

On demand: Valley man goes from beat cop to TV news security expert

Matthew Horace spent nearly three decades working his way to being a nationally recognized security expert. He worked in federal, state and local law enforcement before ascending to the senior executive service ranks in the U.S. Department of Justice, managing local, regional, national and international investigations. Now, the Forks Township resident is using that experience to educate millions annually about public safety and how they can contribute to it. If you watch TV news, chances are you've seen him...

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February 05, 2016

Why won't the CIA reveal what's in its art collection?

The CIA's fortress headquarters in Langley, Virginia is home to more than few surprises, like a branch of Starbucks where the baristas definitely don't ask names, and a museum of spying you'll never set foot in. And those are just the details they're authorized to talk about. Langley is the nerve center of an espionage empire with a budget in the billions. Its classified headcount of intelligence operatives are tasked with, among other things, sabotaging ISIS and waging cyber warfare -- so it is understandable that the agency is a little tightlipped…

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January 29, 2016

Oregon standoff suspects denied bond

A federal judge on Friday denied bond for Ammon Bundy and other members of a group that occupied a federal wildlife facility in Oregon. So far 11 people have been arrested -- 10 in Oregon and one in Arizona -- and none has left jail. Four members of the protest group remain inside the refuge. In a YouTube video posted Friday, a man said they would leave when they and all defendants were pardoned…

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January 28, 2016

911 dispatcher may be disciplined in teen's fatal Chicago police shooting

A Chicago 911 dispatcher is facing possible disciplinary action for the handling of a frantic call from a teenager who police shot and killed just minutes after he phoned for help. Christmas Eve morning, Quintonio LeGrier made three phone calls, pleading with dispatchers to send an officer to his West Side home and repeatedly telling them that someone was threatening his life. During one of the calls, a 911 dispatcher hung up on LeGrier…

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The C.A.L.L. Book By Matthew Horace

The book encompasses stories in four categories that correspond to The C.A.L.L. acronym. Stories in the Character category are about integrity, values and coming into manhood. Accountability features stories about making decisions, choices, perseverance, correction and consequences. Stories of Love are about giving and receiving love in life, relationships and in all its various forms. Leadership stories address leadership of self, peers, teams and others.

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