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OK, one last response about the Roswell Police Department

September 16, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, OK, one last response about the Roswell Police Department. I never said I didn’t like the police. I like them about as much as I like any government employee. I also never disparaged any individual police officer. I suppose they’re no better or worse than your average person. I did, however, disparage the [&hellip...

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ridicule to criticize the Roswell Police Department’s

September 16, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, Larry D. Griffin’s letter (Sept. 12) takes me to task for using ridicule to criticize the Roswell Police Department’s use of a landmine-resistant armored fighting vehicle and officers’ tendency to play dress up. He offers some constructive...

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself

September 16, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Where does fear come from? The most common cause of fear is the speculation of what might happen based on uninformed assumptions. Fear comes from our consciousness and is like a dream. When you wake...

Dear Editor: 9-12-14

September 12, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, We would like to commend Mr. A. Mireles, Sr. Patrolman with the New Mexico State Police, who so graciously helped us when we were having mechanical trouble on the Tatum highway. A couple weeks ago we were returning from Lubbock to Roswell with a...

Dear Editor: 9-5-14

September 5, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, I feel compelled to respond to Mr. Wolfert’s letter to the editor published Sept. 3. In his letter, he makes spurious allegations about the officers of the Roswell Police Department. First Mr. Wolfert, the RPD does not believe itself to be at...

Dear Editor: 9-4-14

September 4, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, It appears that your publication, on Sept. 2, of my letter regarding Roswell Police Department’s armored fighting vehicle, MRAP, and accoutrements, and a simultaneous essay on the editorial page, have stirred up a discussion. Ordinarily I would...

Dear Editor: 9-3-14

September 3, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (1)

Dear editor, I would like to take this opportunity to respond to Mr. Dave Clary’s letter published on Sept. 2, wherein he decries the Roswell Police Department’s possession of a MRAP, the SWAT team uniforms, weaponry, and equipment. Mr. Clary does not, or...

Dear Editor: 9-2-14

September 2, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, While we with the Roswell Runners Club would like to have donated $30,000 to the Roswell Humane Society as stated in the photo caption in the Sunday edition of the Record (Vistas, page C2), that is incorrect. The Alien Chase has partnered with...

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Editor confesses sordid tale of driving beater cars

August 30, 2014 • Dear Editor, EditorialComments Off

Tim Howsare’s 2000 Chevrolet S10 and 2013 Hyundai Accent parked next to each other at the Roswell Daily Record. Howsare recently donated the truck to a church, which will fix it up for a worthy member. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) Hell finally did freeze...

Dear Editor: 8-29-14

August 29, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, We would like to extend our thanks and gratitude to the Roswell community for supporting the Comfort Keepers’ fourth annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s luncheon on Aug. 25. We all enjoyed fantastic brisket prepared by Sergio and his wonderful...