Anti-terrorism presentation warns about women in burqas buying up cell phones. See Example( s )
Collected via e-mail, March 2010
I received this from my ex-homicide partner who is still active in law enforcement circles in the Fresno area. Excuse the language but don't excuse the facts. Don't give up your guns, and buy necessary ammunition if you can find it. Be cautious and alert. Be ready if, God forbid, we need to protect our families and loved ones.
If You weren't at Rotary Friday. You missed the only decent speaker we've had in more than a year. LTC John Cotter is the
The account quoted above is a second-hand forwarding of a report by Earl Wright, who was in attendance at a
However, in reference to the above-reproduced report,
This is a viral e-mail that went out from a fellow named Earl Wright following my Eagle Eyes presentation to the Clovis Rotary Club in December. It has gone around the world several times and I have heard back from folks who know me all over the place. The purpose of the Eagle Eyes program is to familiarize military and civilian folks with the eight observable steps leading up to a terrorist event and to encourage them to call the phone numbers I provided to the FBI, Fresno Police or Air Force OSI if they see something that doesn’t look right. That way the appropriate agencies can intervene and stop an attack from taking place.
Our program has been very effective and has been cited as the best in the Air Guard for two years in a row. I’ve given this presentation hundreds of times to military and civilian organizations, and this is the first time something like this has happened. The quotes apparently attributed to me are false. I never refer to people as “ragheads” or f***ers, although I do stress that we don’t profile. The examples cited in this
mis-representedand inaccurately reported and attributed to me. If you or your agency would ever like to see the real presentation, I’ll be happy to come and give it at your convenience.
The Fresno Bee also reported that other attendees did not recall
Rotary member Bill Mayhugh, who is in charge of lining up speakers for the club, backs up Cotter.
“It was typical community outreach,” Mayhugh says. “He said that if you see something suspicious, call the police, FBI or Homeland Security. I sure didn’t hear the stuff that’s in the