INVESTIGATING WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINTS

Though the famous consumer advocate, Ralph Nader is often credited with the first use of the term whistleblower, its origin dates back to the late 19th Century. The first whistleblowers were the famous British unarmed police officers affectionately called, “bobbies”. Whistleblowing bobbies would “blow the whistle” so that good citizens could be alerted to help […]

ALLEGED PLAGIARISM CLAIMS ANOTHER VICTIM

Jonathan Bailey * Last week, Andrew Kaczynski at CNN reported that Monica Crowley, President-Elect Donald Trump’s pick for senior director of strategic communications for the National Security Council, had committed plagiarism in her 2012 book entitled What The (Bleep) Just Happened.[1] In the report, Kaczynski highlighted approximately 50 instances where there was text copied, without attribution, from a variety […]

NEVER TOO SOON FOR SPRING CLEANING

Spring cleaning is a seasonal desire to freshen up our surroundings after a long winter, to put away the old, and bring out the new. This desire should extend to our business operations as well, to review and reconsider policies and procedures which may have “grown a few cobwebs” and dusty over the years. Particularly […]

FAITH

Faith is the complete trust or confidence in someone or something. It is the belief in God, his power and his mercy. It is the ability to believe when no one else believes. Faith is the assurance of things hoped for and the conviction of things yet seen or realized. It is neither oppressive nor […]

WHAT IF IT’S REAL? THOUGHTS REGARDING THE GROWING PROBLEM OF BOMB THREATS

I recently read an article in Security Management (SM) magazine on the topic of bomb threats targeting schools and realized it had been some time since I received a call from a client requesting assistance responding to a bomb threat. The thought gave way to wondering if schoolplace bomb threats were such a problem, why […]

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