According to an internal report from the Coral Springs Police Department in Florida, officers arrived over 30 minutes late to a shooting on June 9, 2019 because a 911 call center supervisor was busy watching Netflix on the job.
CBS Miami, reports that supervisor Julie Vidaud was apparently “logged on to Netflix” while a number of calls on a shooting came in. One call was mislabeled and the other received a delayed response.
According to the internal report, police finally arrived 34 minutes after the first call had been made.
The report highlighted that “the movie ‘I Am Mother’ played for 1 hour 53 minutes at Vidaud’s workstation while the incident in question was occurring.” Vidaud asserted that she was “working on performance evaluations” during the time the calls were mishandled. Investigators came to the conclusion, “The evidence conclusively shows that Vidaud spends an inordinate amount of time conducting personal business on the computer to include playing streaming TV and movies.”
Florida has traditionally been a state with solid gun laws that allow for people to defend themselves from criminal threats.
Law enforcement play an important role in battling crime, but they have their limits. Like other government agencies, police departments and 911 call centers can have their own set of managerial problems which prevent them from responding adequately in times of need.
Southern Baptist Convention Reverses Course on Name Change After BLP Reporting
They say they’re not changing their name.
The Southern Baptist Convention has sought to dispel reporting from Big League Politics on the organization’s planned name change, arguing that the institution isn’t formally changing its name.
To correct multiple inaccurate reports, “We Are Great Commission Baptists” is the 2021 Annual Meeting THEME.
The GCB descriptor was approved in 2012 for churches to use if it would be helpful in their local context.
The Southern Baptist Convention remains our official name.
— SBC Executive Committee (@SBCExecComm) September 17, 2020
But a close look at the American Christian church’s plans relating to its name reveal that it’s played with the idea far more seriously than they’re making it seem.
Reports of a name change first emerged in a Washington Post article published on Tuesday. SBC President JD Greear told the Post that “hundreds of churches” affiliated with the denomination had “committed” to using the phrase “Great Commission Baptist” as an alternative to the denomination’s longtime moniker. The change would come as Greear touts his support of the Black Lives Matter, although he’s been careful in pointing out he doesn’t support any formal organization related to the movement. Greear also is renaming the church he personally pastors with the term.
The SBC’s 2021 convention will also organize under the motto of “We Are Great Commission Baptists.” Sounds a lot like a name change, even if the SBC’s leadership is steadfastly maintaining it isn’t.
The name ‘Great Commission Baptist’ is theologically sound in the Christian religion, but it’s somewhat questionable that the organization’s leader appears to be emphasizing it at a moment in which political correctness is making its entryism into many Christian churches and organizations.
It seems as if the organization’s figurehead is keen to present himself as a liberal-style suburban Evangelical to the Washington Post, but he changed his tune quite quickly when the rank and file membership of Southern Baptist churches learned that he was promoting the idea of a name change.
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