UNetbootin – Create Linux & Utility Bootable Flash Drives

Out of blank CDs? Is your burner giving you nothing but coasters? With UNetbootin, you can download almost any of the common Linux distros or  various utilities such as NTPasswd or SystemRescueCD, all from within one small program, and create a bootable USB flash drive. It also works with any GRUB or isolinux based CD […]

‘Class Not Registered’ in VS2008 on x64

Took a while to figure this one out, but in hindsight, it’s painfully obvious. I switched from XP 32-bit to Win7 64-bit last week, and just got Visual Studio loaded back up. I opened up one of my projects, hit run, and started getting COM exceptions about a class not being registered. After a while, […]

Wyoming Police Citizen’s Academy – Week 7

Week 7 covered gangs and crisis negotiation, and was the last class in the academy (the 8th week was a graduation ceremony). It was also 2 weeks ago, so this is a bit overdue. Unfortunately, no slides were handed out for either one of these topics, so I am running off memory. Gangs are an issue […]

Wyoming Police Citizen’s Academy – Week 5

Really, I didn’t forget about it. There was no session last week, and its been a bit hectic. Week 5 covered the detective bureau’s operations and the technical support unit (CSI). Wyoming PD has 8 general detectives, 1 dedicated to auto theft, 5 total for the metro area fraud team (Wyoming, GR, Kentwood, and Kent […]

Wyoming Police Citizens Academy – Week 4

Week 4 of the Citizens Academy covered community services and police training. WPD is involved in a number of programs in the community. There are several national programs, such as the National Night Out, and the Neighborhood Watch. There are also programs such as the Metro High School Police Academy (a 50 hour condensed version […]