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Category: Public Safety Issue of the Week

Queen City Candidate Comments and Preparing for the Police Exam

(Hours 1c,2a) Rich opened the segment by taking a call from Ward 8 Aldermanic candidate John Cataldo, who talked about top issues that he has heard about and explained his stance on overriding the tax cap.  He then took a call from Ward 6 School Board candidate Jon DiPietro, who informed the listeners that voting is taking place at McLaughlin Middle School and shared about rezoning on South Mammoth Road.  Finally, retired officer Jim Gaudet interviewed Rich about his Manchester Police exam for Public Safety This Week.   (Hour 2a) Jim stayed over for a second segment to continue his...

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The Claremont Lynching, Manchester’s Charter Breech and the Humble Host Await’s Police Exam

(Hour 1c) Rich talked to retired officer Jim Gaudet for Public Safety This Week.  They started the segment by discussing a lynching that occurred in Claremont, NH, addressing the juvenile confidentiality laws.  They then spoke about Jim’s case against the breech of Manchester’s Charter and Rich’s upcoming police exam.  Tune in to get all of the details! Click here for the mentioned article....

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Policing Rallies, the Handling of Natural Disasters and Expanding the Smoking Ban

(Hours 1b,c) Rich started his interview with retired officer Jim Gaudet by wondering why police departments continue to stand down during political demonstrations, in light of yesterday’s interview with Ashton Whitty.  They referenced recent rallies in Boston and Manchester, and wondered how the situations should be handled.   (Hour 1c) As Rich continued with Jim for Public Safety This Week they addressed the objective of police departments in natural disasters.  They then tackled the move to expand the Queen City smoking ban.  Tune in to get the details!...

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The Humble Host Interviews New Hooksett Police Chief Janet Bouchard

(Hours 1b,c) Rich talked to Hooksett Police Chief Janet Bouchard.  He started by talking about the transition after former Chief Peter Bartlett stepped down, and made distinctions between male and female officers.  They also addressed the police exam, rewarding aspects of the job, controversy in the department and more.  Tune in to get the details! (Hour 1c) Rich continued with Chief Bouchard for Public Safety This Week.  They started by discussing the legacy of former Chief Bartlett and the direction in which she would like to take the department.  They then talked about problems with the Firebird Motel, domestic...

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Gaudet Discusses His Complaint Concerning the Breach in Manchester’s Charter

(Hour 1c) Guest hosts Lisa Gravel and Tammy Simmons talked to retired officer Jim Gaudet for Public Safety This Week.  They addressed Jim’s complaint regarding the breach of Manchester’s Charter at the hands of some of Manchester’s Aldermen.  Jim pointed out that this is the second time that they breached the Charter and they discussed the authority of the Mayor.  Tune in to hear...

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Off-Duty Officers, a Drug Infested Den and Gaudet’s Complaint

(Hour 1c) Rich talked to retired officer Jim Gaudet for Public Safety This Week.  They opened the segment up by speaking about a listener complaint surrounding off duty police officers working on a dead end street.  Rich then told Jim his decision regarding whether or not to take the test to become a police officer, before tackling President Donald Trump’s comments about the status of New Hampshire’s opioid crisis.  Finally they shared about Jim’s complaint due to Manchester’s Charter breaches and they took a call from Representative Lisa Freeman, who wanted to get in on the conversation about President...

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Chief Willard on Graffiti, Panhandling and More

(Hours 1c,2a,b,c) Rich talked to Manchester Police Chief Nick Willard for Public Safety This Week.  They started by talking about graffiti, focusing on punishment and the connection between crime and graffiti.  They then shared about panhandling, Queen City quality of life and more.  Tune in to get all of the details! (Hour 2a) Rich and Chief Willard took a call from Harriet in Deerfield, who gave kudos to the Chief, before commenting on the legalization of marijuana.  They then tackled the panhandling issue and what the city should do in cleaning up the environment.   (Hour 2b) Rich and...

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Manchester Police Chief Nick Willard Addresses City Controversies

(Hour 1c) In the absence of retired officer Jim Gaudet, Rich talked to Manchester Police Chief Nick Willard for Public Safety This Week.  They started by addressing the push to make the Queen City a Sanctuary City.  The Chief then explained how you can become a citizen if you’re a victim of a crime, shared about the handling of the panhandling issue, discussed the controversy surrounding the City Solicitor’s neglect concerning domestic violence cases, displayed his perspective surrounding claims about a cover-up regarding the rape case at West High School and more.  Tune in to get all of the...

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