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  •  Maybe you should apply (4+ / 0-)

    for the job of Compliance Director.  Judge Henderson still has not appointed anyone.

    •  Job's worth probably $250K/yr (3+ / 0-)
      •  Two things. (3+ / 0-)
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        It would be like getting an Air Force contract; and second, I figure I would not last a half day.  

        Did you see the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade? Remember the scene where the bad guys go in the cave entrance, then heads come rolling back out like so many bowling balls?  That is how I envision it would work out.  I would not last long.

        The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand. - Sun Tzu

        by Otteray Scribe on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 08:53:29 AM PST

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        •  You couldn't be fired. (3+ / 0-)

          CD is under the sole authority of Judge Henderson.

          •  When you get right down to it, (4+ / 0-)

            the money is OK, but marginal for what has to be done.  To do a proper screening on a problem officer, my current fee is in the neighborhood of two thousand. Routine new hire screenings are much less. A few screenings have run more than that and take more than one day.  Whoever does it will need a staff of competent, incorruptible assistants.  Persons with those qualifications will not come cheap.

            The toughest case I think I have had was the female officer who had been shot in the face by a guy enraged over a property dispute.  He shot both the female officer and the dog.  When he turned his deer rifle on the officer and her dog, it gave the Lieutenant just enough time to kill him, otherwise he would have shot and probably killed the Lieutenant.  After many plastic surgeries and the doctors released her to go back, I worked with her for a month on almost a daily basis before I let her go back to work.  

            The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand. - Sun Tzu

            by Otteray Scribe on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 09:19:21 AM PST

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    •  In all seriousness, joking aside, (4+ / 0-)

      management likes things the way they are.  They do not want to change.  They do not want anyone or anything anyone to upset the political applecart.  The money they pay out comes from their liability insurance carrier, the premiums being paid by the taxpayers.  It is explained to the taxpayers that the city is not really paying that money, it is fully covered by insurance.

      As we all know, premiums go up accordingly with payouts, but voters are gullible for the most part and are easily misled.  

      The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand. - Sun Tzu

      by Otteray Scribe on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 08:58:48 AM PST

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