Issues of concern to people who live in the west: property rights, water rights, endangered species, livestock grazing, energy production, wilderness and western agriculture. Plus a few items on western history, western literature and the sport of rodeo... Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.
Thursday, December 16, 2010
California SWAT team trains for spillover violence
As the violence in Mexico escalates law enforcement on this side of the border are preparing for what could come this way. "We want to be able to prepare a team that is going to be able address situations throughout the Valley on a moment’s notice," said San Juan Police Sgt. Rolando Garcia. To address situation on a moment’s notice—these guys have to learn how to work as one. "We want to be able to train everyone the same way,” said Garcia. “We don't want them to come in having three different styles—we want everyone to be on the same page and they know what they're doing." As the men prepare for potentially dangerous situations—their number one goal is to keep their team and community out of harm’s way...more