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Securus Technologies Keeping Our Prison Drug Free

In an effort to make sure no drugs get inside our prison, my team of corrections officers must pay very close attention every second of the day. These inmates have nothing but time on their hands, so if they spot an opportunity, they are going to exploit it and try to get those drugs right under our noses. Even though we have resources, the inmates have time on their side, so we have to stay vigilant to keep our facility safe.


One of the things we do in an effort to keep the drugs out of the jail, we physically search each guest and inmate that comes to that visitor center. If we can not get the contraband out of the hands of the guest, we will search the inmates before they get to their cells. Those efforts yield results, but we still seem to have a serious problem on our hands. We are checking mail, checking inmate cells, and listening to the inmates when they make calls on the phone.


One of the most powerful resources that we use in the effort to get drugs out of our jail is the Securus Technologies call monitoring system. This technology allows my fellow officers to listen to inmates on the phone in a way like we never have before. The LBS software will do the work of a team officers, scanning all calls across all phones, picking out unique chatter on a number of subjects like drugs, weapons, and contraband.


When the monitoring system alerts my team of trouble, we are now able to jump into action and make our facility safer. If we can hear an inmate talking about hiding drugs in the jail, we locate it and remove it. When we hear inmates talking about family bringing drugs to the jail, then we intercept the meeting.


Career Success, Entrepreneur

Sawyer Howitt Is A Fine Example Of A Serious Young Businessman And Entrepreneur

Sawyer Howitt is an amazing young man. He is a project manager for the Meriwether Group, a company started by his father. Young Howitt is an entrepreneur and businessman who is achieving great things. Even at a young age, Sawyer Howitt has a much better than average understanding of business and its operational needs.

Before he took on employment challenges with the Meriwether Group, Howitt was a business strategy analyst at RFID and prior to that he was a customer service representative at KURE Juice Bar for several months.

Young Mr. Sawyer Howitt takes an innovative approach to his work where he consistently employs new ideas that serve current needs, but with an eye on the future and how those ideas will translate to the future. Because of his approach to business, he has been instrumental in a great deal of Meriwether’s success. Howitt pays attention to detail in everything he does. He is always looking for ways to do things better and constantly challenges himself to find more efficient ways to do business.

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The Meriwether Group brings a variety of business tools to emerging start-ups. They assist entrepreneurs with finding growth opportunities and finding capital for growth. The team at Meriwether also helps clients establish succession plans once their growth has been realized, as well as assisting with branding a clients business. The solutions developed for each client are unique for that client and address specific needs and goals for each client.

While working for KURE Juice Bar, Howitt learned firsthand the importance of top notch customer service. To him, customer service is job one. It is essential to be responsive to customer needs and to treat everyone with respect and dignity. Without a solid customer base, there is no business so investing time and resources in customer service is critical.

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charter school education leader, NYC, NYC Council Member, public schools

The Successful Journey of the Succcess Academy Head Eva Moskowitz

Eva is the initiator and Principal Member of the Success Charter Network. The network contains four charter schools in Harlem, New York. In the year 2006, she came up with Harlem Success Academy which was regarded by NY City Schools’ Chancellor, Joel Klein, as one of the nation’s top most charter schools. Michael Bloomberg, who is the mayor, has also cited it for its incredible performance. Come the year 2008, she went ahead to launch three more charter schools and has also stated that she intends to launch at least 40 more charter schools over the next ten years.

Before this, Eva Moskowitz used to serve as a New York City council member as well as the council’s education committee chair. She is still a force to be reckoned with as an educational advocate despite having gone back to her teaching ways so that she can implement her vastly acquired knowledge when she was out visiting numerous of New York City’s 1,300 charter and public schools. Eva Moskowitz believes that having charter schools within the same building as non-charter schools allows the parents to compare with ease how well or poorly their children perform in one or the other. She also sees the inadequacies of the public elementary curriculum, and this is because it is not challenging enough for the students.

Earlier in her career, Eva Moskowitz visited the Campus of Virginia as a communications and mass culture professor to teach Women’s Past from the year 1989 to 1990. In 1992 till 1993, she was an assistant professor of history at the Vanderbilt University. After this, she moved on to the City University of New York, also known as College of Staten Island, from the year 1994 to 1995 also as an assistant professor of history. From 1996 to 1999, Eva was the head of the department session at Columbia University during the American Studies.


Youtube Celebrities, Youtube Stars, Youtubers

Kim Dao Is A True Harry Potter Fan!

It is Kim Dao’s second to last day in London. Her plans for the day is to sightsee and go shopping with Beckii and Kelsey. Beckii is not feeling good. Kim Dao and Kelsey go to King’s Cross Station. They want to go to the Harry Potter booth but there is still a line. Kim Dao and Kelsey wait there to see if the line goes down while they also wait on Beckii to meet up with them. They put on their Harry Potter robes. They have been in line for 10 minutes and the line is moving fast. They plan on taking photos. They look around the gift shop. They purchased their photos. They have breakfast. Learn more:


Beckii meets up with them. They do some shopping and looking around. They have a good time shopping. They stop for a break and have a drink. They do some more shopping. They get some food at Spaghettihouse. The last stop for the day is the London Bridge Station. Kim Dao is excited to see it. It is a upscale Chinese type bar with a great view. They order some drinks. They take some more pictures. Learn more:


Kim Dao made it back home. She is extremely tired. She does a shopping haul. Kim Dao explains everything she purchased. She wants to edit a video before she goes to bed. She also explains why she didn’t answer any questions from the previous video. Traveling has been hard for her but she will start back doing it soon.


Career Success

Dr. Jim Tananbaum and the new technology in treatment of mental illnesses

Patient Daily news on 25th June 2017 announced a major step in healthcare services. One of the health care tech firms, the Mindstrong Health, is working on developing a device that will use mobile phones to treat mental disorders. Mind strong health is researching on the use of Smartphone to diagnose and treat neuropsychiatric disorders. The organization is founded by among others, Dr. Jim Tananbaum a renowned researcher, who is also known as Jim. Together with a team of researchers, they are out to improve the outcome of people with mental illnesses to be at par with the other chronic diseases like heart diseases or diabetes patients.

According to Market Wired, the technology applies in Mindstrong is developing the patients’ pattern of scrolling and typing on Smartphone to gauge the brain function. The platform is using the information about the frame of mind like the processing speed, the memory and the function of the mind to determine the state of mind. The research is funded by among others, the Foresite Capital which was founded by Dr. Jim Taunanbaum. Dr. Jim Tananbaum says that those who are funding the project understand the challenges encountered by the community while caring for the patients with cognitive health disorders.

Dr. Jim Tananbaum is also the CEO of Foresite Capital. The firm has been helping emerging healthcare leaders to access essential services important for their growth. The firm has its Headquarters at San Francisco with an office in New York. Jim has been leading in the healthcare industry for the last twenty-five years. His main focus is in strategizing in operational and financial opportunities in healthcare businesses. In his career in the healthcare industry, Jim has founded and assisted many healthcare related firms. He has partnered in founding the Geltex Pharmaceuticals, the Theravence and the Prospect Venture Partners II and III. Dr. Tananbaum has been a director in five main Organizations. These are, California life science association, Mindstrong Inc., patient care Inc, Sequenta Inc., and Shaklee Global group Inc. Visit LinkedIn to know more.

Dr. Tananbaum did his studies at Yale University where he graduated with BS/BSEE degrees. He later earned his masters and doctorate degrees from the Harvard University. In 2017, Dr. Jim is for the third year among the list of Forbes Midas lit of the best doctors.

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Legal Issues

Helping New York Law

Finding and committing to a lawyer can be a very stressful and challenging process. These decisions are rarely easy and usually have little or no direction from outside sources. The people of New York now have a system in place to help them in this process. This new, easy and convenient tool has made it much more simple to get the right lawyer.


The New York State Bar Association has created an online portal that allows clients to pair up with a lawyer. The system is available 24 hours a day and seven days a week. The New York Bar partnered up with, a national provider of marketplace, to help create this system. The process is very simple. Users simply log on to the website From there they complete a confidential questionnaire that helps the system locate an appropriate lawyer. Clients can get a referral for free, however if they choose to actually meet with a lawyer, the initial 30 minute consultation is $35. Exceptions may be made in certain cases such as personal injury, medical or worker’s comp. cases.


Jeremy Goldstein has been a major part of the New York law scene for quite some time. Goldstein is a member of is a partner at Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates LLC, a law firm committed to advising compensation committees and management teams. Goldstein has had an impressive career that has included working with a number of large, influential companies such as Miller Brewing Company, Bank One Corporation, Chevron Texaco Corporation and Goodrich by United Technologies. He has held many positions during this time and showcased great leadership qualities.


Goldstein has worked hard to make himself qualified for such important work. He graduated from Cornell University with a BA with distinction. He would later earn a an M.S. from the University of Chicago. Goldstein has demonstrated he can be more than an effective leader. With his experience and track record he should continue to be heard from for quite some time.


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