Watching From Above…

Eye of GodTruth Revealed By God

Chapter: God Who Sees Me (Pages 146-148)

READ Revelation 21:7. He who overcomes shall inherit these things, and I will be his God and he will be My son (NASB).

READ Philippians 2:5-11. You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had. Though, He was God, he did not think of equality with God as something to cling to. Instead, he gave up his divine privileges; he took the humble position of a slave and was born as a human being. When he appeared in human form, he humbled himself in obedience to God and (Key) “died a criminal’s death on a cross.” Therefore, God elevated him to the place of highest honor and gave him the name above all other names, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue declare that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father (J. NLT).

 

READ John 14:1-3. “Don’t let your hearts be troubled in. Trust in God, and trust also in me. There is more than enough room in my Father’s home. If this were not so, would I have told you that I am going to prepare a place for you? When everything is ready, I will come and get you, so that you will always be with me where I am. And you know the way to where I am going” (J. NLT).

 

READ Revelation 9:7-11. The locusts looked like horses prepared for battle. They had what looked like gold crowns on their heads, and their faces looked like human faces. They had hair like women’s hair and teeth like the teeth of a lion. They wore armor made of iron, and their wings roared like an army of chariots rushing into battle. They had tails that stung like scorpions, and for five months they had the power to torment people. Their king is the angel from the bottomless pit; his name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in Greek, Apollyon- the Destroyer (J. NLT).

 

DEVOTIONAL

We know that Jesus did not regard Himself as God, but humbled Himself to become fully human. We know that Jesus did not come into the world the first time to judge the world, but rather to save the world. However, during the Second Coming, we see that Jesus executes full judgment and saves those who have remained faithful to the end. We read, “He who overcomes shall inherit these things, and I will be his God, and he will be my son.” We should know that during the time of persecution of the church, as the body of Jesus Christ, we shall endure many things. There will be deceit, lying, betrayal, false prophets, and false leaders. We are to ensure that we do not fall into a trap laid out before us to be confused or get off track. We must remain true to God. How do we know

who to trust and to follow? We will know Jesus, and He will be our safety and clarity as to all matters. He knows the ways of the devil and can teach us how to overcome the spiritual battles, which specifically are those of the mind. This is why it is essential to seek out a deeper understanding of what God needs from us as one unified body. For in that one body and home, there is room for all of those who seek Christ and believe in His name.

You can also think about it like this: God is forming a body into a state of beauty and per- fection. This body will be our salvation and our example. The reason that I referenced the scripture from revelation 9 is to remind everyone of what is to take place and may already be taking place. The angel of the bottomless pit is under God’s control and will accomplish God’s will. This is why we must find Jesus and not ignore prophecy. We need peace of mind and we need sound truth.

Truth Revealed By God

Chapter: Wall of Fire {Pages 109-(113)…}

READ Isaiah 25:8-9. He will swallow up death for all time, and the Lord will wipe tears away from all faces, and He will remove the reproach of His people from all the earth. And it will be said in that day, Behold, this is our God for whom we have waited that He might save us. This is the Lord for whom we have waited; Let us rejoice and be glad in His salvation (NASB).

READ Isaiah 62:2. And the nations will see your righteousness, and all kings your glory;

and you will be called by a new name which the mouth of the LORD will designate (NASB).

READ Isaiah 62:12. And they will call them, “the holy people, the redeemed of the Lord”; And you will be called, “Sought out, a city not forsaken” (NASB).

READ Isaiah 61:3. To grant those who mourn in Zion, giving them a garland of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, the mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting. So they will be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that He may be glori- fied (NASB).

READ Revelation 7:10-12. …and they cry out with a loud voice, saying, “Salvation to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb.” And all the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures; and they fell on their faces before the throne and worshipped God, saying, “Amen, blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to our God forever and ever. Amen.” (NASB)

 

DEVOTIONAL

For in this new creation, there will no longer be any suffering, heartache, or mourning. For in one day, God will rescue all His people and there will be shouts of joy to the heavens. We will no longer wait, but we will see His majesty. And the New Holy City will be marvelous with all of the glory of God shining in full brilliance. The city will be filled with vast amounts of oaks of righteousness and trees that will last for many years. Fear will leave and instead, praise will be filling the streets and sung out by the voices of all

the people (Music that takes us to another level from all Tribes of the Earth…) The Lamb will be the center of it all and the four living creatures will be there along with the elders rejoicing and singing psalms of praise. There will be wisdom like there has never been and all will reign with God eternally.

Jesus…A Foster Child…What a Brilliant Story…

Truth Revealed By God

Chapter: Almighty {Pages 34-(37)…} Key Reference: 3×7=21…Reflexive Numerology=21=12….

READ Isaiah 35:3-5. Encourage the exhausted, and strengthen the feeble. Say to those with anxious heart, take courage, fear not. Behold, your God will come with ven- geance; the recompense of God will come, but He will save you (NASB).

READ Isaiah 35:8. And a highway will be there, a roadway, and it will be called the Highway of Holiness. The unclean will not travel on it, but it will be for him who walks that way, and fools not wander on it (NASB).

 

READ Isaiah 55:12-13. For you will go out with joy, and be led forth with peace; the mountains and the hills will break forth into shouts of joy before you, and all the trees will clap their hands. Instead of the thorn bush the cypress will come up; and instead of the nettle the myrtle will come up; and it will be a memorial to the Lord, for an everlasting sign which will not be cut off(NASB).

 

DEVOTIONAL

Remember to not be anxious for anything, for God is in control of all things created. Be courageous and full of confidence that God will rescue you from whatever you might face. God will always take vengeance upon his foes and save His people. God will create an everlasting pathway for His people and an entrance into the New Jerusalem. There will be no evil that will walk upon this Highway of Holiness (Key: Like a perfect stream of water flowing into the sea of Glass). The gate for the sheep will be protected by all of the Holy angels. God will guard this path with all of His might and perfect those that walk in the light. Those that follow this path will discover their inner divinity and become strong branches of God’s tree of life. The memorial of God (Fountains of Living Water) will be an everlasting sign that shall not be dismayed or ruined. It will always remain, along with those who abide by God’s commandments and desires. God’s promise of a new Holy City will be fulfilled.

 

God’s Secret: Disclosing God’s Hidden Truths of the Bible

Chapter: Righteous One

 

READ Isaiah 44:6-8:

Thus saith the Lord the king of Israel, and his redeemer the Lord of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; beside me there is no God. And who, as I, shall call, and shall declare it, and set it in order for me, since I appointed the ancient people? and the things that are coming, and shall come, let them show unto them. Fear ye not, nei- ther be afraid: have not I told thee from that time, and have declared it? ye are even my witnesses. Is there a God beside me? yea, there is no God; I know not any. (Concordance Bible)

 

READ Isaiah 32:1-4

See, a king will reign in righteousness and rulers will rule with justice. Each one will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from the storm, like streams of water in the desert and the shadow of a great rock in a thirsty land. Then the eyes of those who see will no longer be closed, and the ears of those who hear will listen. The fearful heart will know and understand, and the stammering tongue will be fluent and clear. (NIV)

 

DEVOTIONAL

The Ancient of Days proclaims all truth and pronounces all wisdom. God is very jealous of those who worship false idols and gods. God does not take kindly towards those who worship false gods because they cause harm upon God’s people. They cause confusion and misdirection as opposed to clarity and focus. Any god that causes for attention away from Jesus is evil in its own way. No matter how peaceful they may seem, they are not seeking the truth and serving God. In most cases, this worship of false gods leads to gloom and doom. We do not want to be in the darkness, but in the light—the true light that comes from Christ. We do not want to see days of vengeance and judgment, but days of light and redemption. We want to see the truth come into existence and create a new heaven and a new earth. Seek to find God, and to have Him renew your life. We all must find God along our own personal journeys, and we are to worship God as a way of life. Our worship must help to transform and save lives. We want our tongues to be sharp swords that do away with evil and promote life into eternity. God gives Liberty. True liberty derives from Him, and anyone that tells you otherwise is leading you astray. There are many false gods that enslave you and set traps for you to fall into. Being a ser- vant of God is what we are meant to be. The key here is to not be enslaved by evil, but rather be a servant of righteousness. The righteousness that comes from heaven is that which helps us obtain long life and gives us wisdom. It is important to bear the wisdom that helps one to discern truth from deceit. Do not let yourself be deceived in any way, for the Devil is very sly in his tactics to fool you and mislead you (Who did you expect to reveal the identity of this entity described in the Final Book of the Bible-Revelation?). Run the race for God. Charge and lead the way for God to reign upon the Earth. Help change the world and do away with the evil that has enslaved so many. Do not be afraid to share your personal truth with others by reflecting on your own. Who knows who might be hearing your words as you write them? You may be unknowingly ministering to angels and humans. This is what the Bible talks about: knowing that you are making a difference is key to living a fulfilling life. Living for God is ful- filling; changing the world for God is rewarding.

A Day To Remember

Truth Revealed By God

Chapter: (Elohim-vii-viii) Key Note: Fire=Elohim=301

READ Philippians 3:7-11. But whatever things were gain to me, those things I have counted as loss for the sake of Christ. More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them rubbish in order that I may gain Christ, and may be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own derived from the Law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith, that I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death; in order that I may attain to the resurrection from the dead (NASB).

 

DEVOTIONAL

In reading this passage, I know that I have always strived to achieve a sense of righ- teousness. Not a righteousness of my own, but a righteousness from God. We all suffer from different events in our lives, but it is our choice to live or allow the burden to drag us down. My faith has carried me through the toughest of times. Times when I felt as though the weight of the world was on my shoulders. I found my peace through God who gives us all of the strength that we need in order to live happy and fulfilling lives. It is necessary to comprehend the resurrection of the dead in order to understand the meaning of life. For living life as dead is full of anxiety and distress or darkness. Living a life of light is understanding that God is in control. Let go and let God do the work. He asks for your trust. It is our job to put our faith to the test and allow God to intervene. In my life, through my trials and tribulations, I was forced to allow things to happen according to God’s purpose. In these events, I gained strength that I never knew that I possessed. Discovering this new strength was as if I had been reborn. I felt as though God was using His very hands to mold me into the man that I am today. I continue to grow in a spiritual sense as well as physically. God works on us when we seek Him. His Spirit is what directs us and leads us into an understanding of heavenly things. Lean on God and all things will fall into place, according to His purpose…

God’s Secret: Disclosing God’s Hidden Truths of the Bible

Chapter: Radiance Of God’s Glory (Pages 97-102…)

 

READ Romans 8:1-6:

Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you free from the law of sin and death. For what the law was powerless to do because it was weakened by the flesh, God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh to be a sin offering. And so he condemned sin in the flesh, in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fully met in us, who do not live according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind gov- erned by the Spirit is life and peace. The mind governed by the flesh is hostile to God; it does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so. Those who are in the realm of the flesh cannot please God. (NIV)

 

DEVOTIONAL

For in this life there is a place to find eternity and that is through Jesus. Jesus gives everyone the choice and it is our job to find that life and peace. We do not want to be condemned by the flesh, but revived by the Spirit. That is the overall objective in life: to be rejuvenated by the Holy Spirit. Do not be led into death, but find life through Christ, for He is the way out, and the way that some will never see death. Even though the Earth may be consumed by darkness, the light of God will brighten the day for those who know Jesus. Those who do not worship Christ will be consumed in utter darkness and condemned by the judgment of God. No one wants to be in this position. Know the light, seek the light, and trust in the light, for it will illumine all of those who go near it and will consume the evil that dares to approach it. Know that God is eliminating all of the temptation and will justly do away with the workers of destruction as opposed to the workers of truth and discernment. Do not fall into destruction. God is glorifying the place of His dwelling and preparing a place for His new heavens. He is preparing a place for His new throne, for God is making all things new at this very moment. Try not to get caught up in everyday problems. Problems exist, but with God’s help and His direction we are kept safe and secure. We are kept in a state that is not overcome with anxiety, worry, and fear.

 

Isaiah 63:1 “…Who is this, robed in splendor, striding forward in the greatness of his strength? It is I, proclaiming victory, mighty to save.” (NIV)

In reading Isaiah 63 we see that God’s day of vengeance and redemption is at hand. This may also apply to the last book of the New Testament, Revelation. “I have trodden down the winepress alone; from the nations no one was with me.” (Isaiah 63:3). This all can be applied to Jesus overcoming the evil of the world in the end! The living breathing Word of God can reveal to us what we cannot comprehend or understand. Jesus can make it clear when it seems vague or misunderstood. This clarity comes from the Holy Spirit.

 

Isaiah 65:1-2: “I revealed myself to those who did not ask for me; I was found by those who did not seek me. To a nation that did not call on my name, I said, ‘Here I am, here am I.” All day long I have held out my hands to an obstinate people, who walk in ways not good, pursuing their own imaginations– (NIV)

God mentions eternal life time and time again. He mentions seeking Him in order to inherit the kingdom of God. How would we know God if He were to reveal Himself to us? How might we recognize Him? Imagine all of the clarity and discernment that comes along with God. Imagine the body of Christ that has all of the gifts of heaven. Imagine a nation being born in a day—a new nation full of life and prosperity. Yes, a country can be born in a day. It is up to God as to when that will happen, but, it is written. I think of God as the great author; He perfects all. He is a master at details and He wrote it, so he can also interpret it all. At least we know that God inspired the entire Bible. One day we will have His Son to tell us the whole truth and what we must do in order to get to heaven and live in an Eternal state. Who knows when that might be? That is the question; but look, see, hear, and tell…

The Sacred Geometrical Design of A Rose Bursting Into Life…

God’s Secret: Disclosing God’s Hidden Truths of the Bible

Chapter: Majesty On High (Pages 42-45)

 

READ Romans 8:18-23:

Yet what we suffer now is nothing compared to the glory he will reveal to us later. For all creation is waiting eagerly for that future day when God will reveal who his children really are. Against its will, all creation was subjected to God’s curse. But with eager hope, the creation looks forward to the day when it will join God’s children in glorious freedom from death and decay. For we know that all creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. And we believers also groan, even though we have the Holy Spirit within us as a foretaste of future glory, for we long for our bodies to be released from sin and suffering. (J. NLT)

 

READ Psalm 91:11-16:

For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways; they will lift you up in their hands (train your fingers for battle), so that you will not strike your foot against a stone. You will tread on the lion and the cobra; you will trample the great lion and the serpent. Because he loves me, says the Lord, “I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name. He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him. With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation.

(NIV)

 

DEVOTIONAL

We eagerly await the day when God will reveal the future glory of the new holy city, which he has planned from long ago. We all suffer as Christians in the world. This is due to the world without God, and the spirits that haunt the Earth. We must always wear the full armor of God in order to deter the temptation of evil and to steer away from bad situations. In the world there are many spirits, but remember to test the spirits to see if they are of God. Many false prophets and messiahs have come, but we must be aware of the deception that is ever present. Look to those who bring you light and truth. Look to those who know how to defend themselves against the evil spirits in the world (Remember that just by using your hands you may eliminate the wicked…for this is how the angels of God battle-Psalm 144:1). It is normal for humans to be tempted and attacked by spirits that are not of God, so be mindful of this fact. Do not allow for them to approach you by maintaining the Holy Spirit within your heart. The Holy Spirit will perfect your mind and keep you from the day of testing that is to come upon the whole Earth. It is each and every person’s job to write about your obstacles and temptations in order that you may not fall into traps laid out before you.

The United States Department of Defense and Supreme Court

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ADDRESSING POLICE MISCONDUCT LAWS ENFORCED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

The vast majority of the law enforcement officers in this country perform their very difficult jobs with respect for their communities and in compliance with the law. Even so, there are incidents in which this is not the case. This document outlines the laws enforced by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) that address police misconduct and explains how you can file a complaint with DOJ if you believe that your rights have been violated.

Federal laws that address police misconduct include both criminal and civil statutes. These laws cover the actions of State, county, and local officers, including those who work in prisons and jails. In addition, several laws also apply to Federal law enforcement officers. The laws protect all persons in the United States (citizens and non-citizens).

Each law DOJ enforces is briefly discussed below. In DOJ investigations, whether criminal or civil, the person whose rights have been reportedly violated is referred to as a victim and often is an important witness. DOJ generally will inform the victim of the results of the investigation, but we do not act as the victim’s lawyer and cannot give legal advice as a private attorney could.

The various offices within DOJ that are responsible for enforcing the laws discussed in this document coordinate their investigation and enforcement efforts where appropriate. For example, a complaint received by one office may be referred to another if necessary to address the allegations. In addition, more than one office may investigate the same complaint if the allegations raise issues covered by more than one statute. What is the difference between criminal and civil cases? Criminal and civil laws are different. Criminal cases usually are investigated and handled separately from civil cases, even if they concern the same incident. In a criminal case, DOJ brings a case against the accused person; in a civil case, DOJ brings the case (either through litigation or an administrative investigation) against a governmental authority or law enforcement agency. In a criminal case, the evidence must establish proof “beyond a reasonable doubt,” while in civil cases the proof need only satisfy the lower standard of a “preponderance of the evidence.” Finally, in criminal cases, DOJ seeks to punish a wrongdoer for past misconduct through imprisonment or other sanction. In civil cases, DOJ seeks to correct a law enforcement agency’s policies and practices that fostered the misconduct and, where appropriate, may require individual relief for the victim(s).

Federal Criminal Enforcement 

It is a crime for one or more persons acting under color of law willfully to deprive or conspire to deprive another person of any right protected by the Constitution or laws of the United States. (18 U.S.C. §§ 241, 242). “Color of law” simply means that the person doing the act is using power given to him or her by a governmental agency (local, State, or Federal). A law enforcement officer acts “under color of law” even if he or she is exceeding his or her rightful power. The types of law enforcement misconduct covered by these laws include excessive force, sexual assault, intentional false arrests, or the intentional fabrication of evidence resulting in a loss of liberty to another. Enforcement of these provisions does not require that any racial, religious, or other discriminatory motive existed.  What remedies are available under these laws? Violations of these laws are punishable by fine and/or imprisonment. There is no private right of action under these statutes; in other words, these are not the legal provisions under which you would file a lawsuit on your own.

Federal Civil Enforcement

“Police Misconduct Provision”

This law makes it unlawful for State or local law enforcement officers to engage in a pattern or practice of conduct that deprives persons of rights protected by the Constitution or laws of the United States. (42 U.S.C. § 14141). The types of conduct covered by this law can include, among other things, excessive force, discriminatory harassment, false arrests, coercive sexual conduct, and unlawful stops, searches or arrests. In order to be covered by this law, the misconduct must constitute a “pattern or practice” — it may not simply be an isolated incident. The DOJ must be able to show in court that the agency has an unlawful policy or that the incidents constituted a pattern of unlawful conduct. However, unlike the other civil laws discussed below, DOJ does not have to show that discrimination has occurred in order to prove a pattern or practice of misconduct. What remedies are available under this law? The remedies available under this law do not provide for individual monetary relief for the victims of the misconduct. Rather, they provide for injunctive relief, such as orders to end the misconduct and changes in the agency’s policies and procedures that resulted in or allowed the misconduct. There is no private right of action under this law; only DOJ may file suit for violations of the Police Misconduct Provision.

Police Corruption and Misconduct

The violation of state and federal laws or the violation of individuals’ constitutional rights by police officers; also when police commit crimes for personal gain.

Police misconduct and corruption are abuses of police authority. Sometimes used interchangeably, the terms refer to a wide range of procedural, criminal, and civil violations. Misconduct is the broadest category. Misconduct is “procedural” when it refers to police who violate police department rules and regulations; “criminal” when it refers to police who violate state and federal laws; “unconstitutional” when it refers to police who violate a citizen’s civil rights; or any combination thereof. Common forms of misconduct are excessive use of physical or deadly force, discriminatory arrest, physical or verbal harassment, and selective enforcement of the law.

Police corruption is the abuse of police authority for personal gain. Corruption may involve profit or another type of material benefit gained illegally as a consequence of the officer’s authority. Typical forms of corruption include briberyextortion, receiving or fencing stolen goods, and selling drugs. The term also refers to patterns of misconduct within a given police department or special unit, particularly where offenses are repeated with the acquiescence of superiors or through other ongoing failure to correct them.

Safeguards against police misconduct exist throughout the law. Police departments themselves establish codes of conduct, train new recruits, and investigate and discipline officers, sometimes in cooperation with civilian complaint review boards which are intended to provide independent evaluative and remedial advice. Protections are also found in state law, which permits victims to sue police for damages in civil actions. Typically, these actions are brought for claims such as the use of excessive force (“police brutality”), false arrest and imprisonment, malicious prosecution, and wrongful death. State actions may be brought simultaneously with additional claims for constitutional violations.

Through both criminal and civil statutes, federal law specifically targets police misconduct. Federal law is applicable to all state, county, and local officers, including those who work in correctional facilities. The key federal criminal statute makes it unlawful for anyone acting with police authority to deprive or conspire to deprive another person of any right protected by the Constitution or laws of the United States (Section 18 U.S.C. § 241 [2000]). Another statute, commonly referred to as the police misconduct provision, makes it unlawful for state or local police to engage in a pattern or practice of conduct that deprives persons of their rights (42 U.S.C.A. 14141 [2000]).

Additionally, federal law prohibits discrimination in police work. Any police department receiving federal funding is covered by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. § 2000d) and the Office of Justice Programs statute (42 U.S.C. § 3789d[c]), which prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, and religion. These laws prohibit conduct ranging from racial slurs and unjustified arrests to the refusal of departments to respond to discrimination complaints.

Because neither the federal criminal statute nor the civil police misconduct provision provides for lawsuits by individuals, only the federal government may bring suit under these laws. Enforcement is the responsibility of the Justice Department. Criminal convictions are punishable by fines and imprisonment. Civil convictions are remedied through injunctive relief, a type of court order that requires a change in behavior; typically, resolutions in such cases force police departments to stop abusive practices, institute types of reform, or submit to court supervision.

Private litigation against police officers or departments is difficult. Besides time and expense, a significant hurdle to success is found in the legal protections that police enjoy. Since the late twentieth century, many court decisions have expanded the powers of police to perform routine stops and searches. Plaintiffs generally must prove willful or unlawful conduct on the part of police; showing mere negligence or other failure of due care by police officers often does not suffice in court.

Most problematically of all for plaintiffs, police are protected by the defense of immunity—an exemption from penalties and burdens that the law generally places on other citizens. This immunity is limited, unlike the absolute immunity enjoyed by judges or legislators. In theory, the defense allows police to do their job without fear of reprisal. In practice, however, it has become increasingly difficult for individuals to sue law enforcement officers for damages for allegedly violating their civil rights. U.S. Supreme Court decisions have continually asserted the general rule that officers must be given the benefit of the doubt that they acted lawfully in carrying out their day-to-day duties, a position reasserted in Saucier v. Katz, 533 U.S. 194, 121 S. Ct. 2151, 150 L. Ed. 2d 272 (2001).

Accomplishments of the U.S. Department of Justice

The mission of the Department of Justice is to enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans. From 2001 to 2009, the Department has fulfilled that mission and advanced the interests of justice and the rights of the American people.

Following the attacks of September 11, 2001, the Department made combating terrorism its top priority. This shift required a significant revision to the Department’s structures, polices and procedures and a sub­ stantial investment of resources. Most significant were the creation of a separate National Security Division and the FBI’s efforts to transform itself from primarily a law enforcement agency into a law enforcement and domestic intelligence agency. In 2006 the Department set up the National Security Division, a new com­ ponent tasked with leading the Department’s efforts to combat terrorism. As part of that reorganization, the Department launched an extensive effort to prosecute threats to national security as soon as the law, evidence and circumstances permitted. In addition, between Fiscal Year 2001 and FY 2008, the FBI’s budget roughly doubled, allowing for large increases in the number of intelligence analysts and language analysts, and increasing the use of special initiatives such as Joint Terrorism Task Forces. As a result of these efforts, numer­ ous domestic and international terrorist plots were disrupted and many of the people involved were prose­ cuted and sent to prison, including Richard Reid (the “shoe bomber”), Zacarias Moussaoui and Jose Padilla.

Another top priority of the Department over the past eight years was combating violent crime. This priori­ ty included targeting gun crimes, dismantling gangs, disrupting drug trafficking and protecting children from sexual exploitation. The Department made strides in each of these areas. For example, since the inception of the Project Safe Neighborhoods initiative approximately eight years ago, the Department has more than doubled the number of gun crime prosecutions when compared to the previous eight years. Recognizing that our nation faced an epidemic of technology-assisted exploitation crimes targeting children, the Department launched Project Safe Childhood in 2006. As a result, federal child sexual exploitation charges increased by 33 percent between FY 2006 and FY 2008. The Department also maintained its overall drug prosecution rate, successfully targeting and prosecuting the manufacturing and distribution of drugs such as metham­ phetamine. These measures and others, all of which have emphasized cooperation with the Department’s state and local law enforcement partners, contributed to violent crime rates near a 30-year low.

The Department has made a significant effort to investigate and prosecute financial crimes. Working with other agencies in the executive branch, the Department has obtained approximately 1,300 convictions, including more than 200 corporate chief executives or presidents, more than 120 vice presidents and more than 50 chief financial officers, at corporations including WorldCom, Adelphia and Enron. The Department also focused on investigating and prosecuting fraud associated with the dispersion of federal money. In par­ ticular, the Department established a National Procurement Fraud task force and focused its efforts on areas such as Medicare spending, defense procurement connected to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and gov­ernment aid following hurricanes and other natural disasters. Since 2001, the Department’s suits against vio­lators of the nation’s antitrust, tax and environmental laws have resulted in record fines.

The Department launched new enforcement initiatives to enforce civil rights laws, including investigations into housing discrimination and human trafficking, and a concerted effort to combat a backlash against Arab, Muslim, Sikh and South-Asian Americans following 9/11. Substantial efforts were made to protect religious liberties and the rights of America’s service members, the disabled, women and other protected groups. With respect to elections and the voting process, the Civil Rights Division brought record numbers of cases under the language minority provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and expanded the use of federal moni­ tors and observers to ensure ballot access and integrity.

Over the past eight years, the Department has amassed a strong record of accomplishment. The work of law enforcement touches all aspects of American life, and the dedicated men and women of the Department work hard on behalf of the American people. The appendices that follow lay out in greater detail those accom­ plishments and the results, and extent, of that hard work. Taken together, the Department’s record is one of which all Americans can and should be proud.

Key Reference: 9-65.500 – Interference with or Obstruction of the Secret Service—18 U.S.C. § 3056(d)

Section 3056(d) of Title 18 prohibits knowingly and willfully obstructing, resisting, or interfering with a Federal law enforcement agent who is engaged in protective functions. The Secret Service will conduct investigations of alleged violations of 18 U.S.C. § 3056(d) and forward copies of all investigative reports to the United States Attorney and to the Counterterrorism Section (CTS) of the National Security Division. The Counterterrorism Section has supervisory responsibility over 18 U.S.C. § 3056(d).

For an additional discussion of this offense, see the Criminal Resource Manual at 1562.

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Size of a community’s police force predictor of police misconduct

The size of a community’s police force is a greater predictor for police misconduct than its ethnic diversity, according to researchers. In a study of nearly 500 city police departments across the United States, researchers found police departments with a large number of full-time employees are more likely to experience reported incidents of police misconduct, including excessive force, sexual misconduct, financial misconduct, and driving under the influence. This contradicts previous claims by other studies that a large police organization can potentially reduce misconduct.

The size of a community’s police force is a greater predictor for police misconduct than its ethnic diversity, according to researchers.

In a study of nearly 500 city police departments across the United States, researchers from FIU and Montana State University found police departments with a large number of full-time employees are more likely to experience reported incidents of police misconduct, including excessive force, sexual misconduct, financial misconduct, and driving under the influence. This contradicts previous claims by other studies that a large police organization can potentially reduce misconduct.

FIUquotesFIUcriminal justice researcher Stewart D’Alessio as saying that large organizations tend to experience difficulty in monitoring a large number of employees.

The study, published in Police Quarterly, reports a city’s violent crime rate — including the number of murders, forcible rapes, robberies, and aggravated assaults — is the only external factor that influences police misconduct. Other environmental factors — including population diversity, unemployment rate, percentage of households receiving public assistance, percentage of families below poverty level, or percentage of female-headed households with children — do not appear to be relevant in explaining why one police department experiences more instances of police misconduct than another.

Few studies have examined the role of internal factors in predicting the most common forms of police misconduct, including bribery, theft and drug use.

“There are more than eleven million arrests made annually in the United States,” D’Alessio said. “Cases of police-use of excessive force are often highlighted in mass media and social media, but these are just a few incidents that occur out of 11 million arrests.”

According to the researchers, because internal rather than external factors are better predictors of police misconduct, police departments have the ability to implement policies that can help reduce the occurrence of police misconduct.

ANALYZING MISCONDUCT IN FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT

HEARING BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON CRIME, TERRORISM (HAZMAT), HOMELAND SECURITY, AND INVESTIGATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ONE HUNDRED FOURTEENTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

APRIL 15, 2015

Key Reference: Serial No. 114–28

Special Operations for Terrorism and HAZMAT Crimes….

(The federal USA PATRIOT Act requires Commercial Driver License (CDL) holders to pass a national background check administered by the Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) before their licenses may be endorsed for transport of hazardous materials.)

USA PATRIOT ACT Requirements for CDL Holders with a HAZMAT Endorsement

Counter-Terrorism Security Advisors 

American Investigative Services has several prominent law enforcement supervisors on staff as consultants. These command level officers bring to AIS the skills and experience necessary to effectively manage and control a variety of security-related projects, and the ability to act as liaison between local, state, and federal officials and the private sector. Our security consultants continue to attend educational seminars to enhance their already formidable skills in Counter-Terrorism, HazMat Operations, Drug Intervention, and Emergency Response, and have received numerous awards for their outstanding achievements.

At the HazMat Ops level, provides info on emergency response to violent crimes, threats of terrorism, clandestine drug labs, explosives events and crimes involving chemicals. Discussion of tactical operations includes: heavily-armed criminals, booby traps, secondary devices, chemical and explosives. Discusses the factors that make for a successful multi-agency response.

(Key References): WMD/HAZMAT COLLECTION CAPABILITIES & THOUGHTS

Steve Rhea – Senior Hazmat Officer

FBI Laboratory Operational Response

Located at Quantico, VA

About Permits/Hazmat & Lights

Permits/Hazmat & Lights is mainly involved in Federal Government-Police. Permits/Hazmat & Lights operates in Nevada. This business is involved in Federal Government-Police as well as other possible related aspects and functions of Federal Government-Police. In Carson City Nevada Permits/Hazmat & Lights maintains its local business operations and may possibly perform other local business operations outside of Nevada in additional operations related to Federal Government-Police.

(Reference to a False Affidfavit)

FEDERAL PENALTY IS UP TO FIVE YEARS IN PRISON

Under federal law, the penalty for perjury by signing a false affidavit is a fine, up to five years in prison, or both. For your statement to constitute perjury, you must intentionally deceive the court by making a statement of fact that you know is false and that could affect the outcome of the proceedings. For example, if you purposely lie on a sworn affidavit during the application process for Social Security Disability benefits, you could face time in prison.

PENALTIES CHANGE WITH CIRCUMSTANCES

States have varying laws about making false affidavits, and the penalties often depend on the circumstances surrounding the crime. For example, in Montana, the penalty for making a false affidavit is a fine of up to $500 and not more than six months in jail, but the fine increases to $5,000 if the affidavit falsely states the contents of a political advertisement are true. Michigan law imposes a jail sentence of up to 15 years when someone who is required by law to swear an oath knowingly falsifies a record, like when a police officer swears to false information on a search warrant affidavit.

What is Tampering with Evidence?

(HAZMAT Endorsement)-Department of Defense

A person commits the crime of tampering with evidence when he or she knowingly:

  • alters, conceals, falsifies, or destroys
  • any record, document, or tangible object
  • with the intent to interfere with an investigation, possible investigation, or other proceeding by the federal government.

(18 U.S.C. § 1519.)

This crime includes making false entries in records or doctoring documents, such as by “cooking the books” of a business to hide illegal activity or avoid taxes or other required payments.

Tampering with evidence also includes destroying or altering documents or things “in contemplation of” an investigation or other proceeding that may occur in the future.

 

Pre-Incarnate Logos

Leap of Faith: Daily Lessons About Jesus Christ

Chapter: The Importance of Angels in the World (Page 93)

“But we do see Him who has been made for a little while lower than the angels, namely, Jesus, because of the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, that by the grace of God He might taste death for everyone. For it was fitting for Him, for whom are all things, and through whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to perfect the author of their salvation through sufferings.”

Hebrews 2:9-10 (nasb)

It is critical to recall this information in regards to Jesus…

In the Old Testament we find the phrase “angel of the Lord,” in which, in almost every case, this messenger is regarded as deity and yet is distinguished from Jehovah (Gen. 16:7-14; Gen. 22:11- 18; Gen. 31:11,13; Exod. 3:2-5; Num. 22:22-35; Judg. 6:11-23, 13:2-25; ) The pre-incarnate Logos, his appearance in angelic or human form foreshadowing His coming in the flesh.

He says in Revelation 22:16 (nasb): “I, Jesus, have sent My angel to testify to you these things for the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, the bright morning star.”

This is how we can begin to understand the magnitude of the testing that Jesus endured while here on earth. He came as a man, for a little while lower than the angels. Can you begin to imagine the deception that he faced?

It must have truly been beyond words…

Leap of Faith: Daily Lessons About Jesus Christ

Chapter: Sun of Righteousness (Pages 99-100)

“Behold, I am going to send My messenger (An Angel to Test the World), and he will clear the way before Me. And the Lord, whom you seek, will suddenly come to His temple; and the messenger of the covenant, in whom you delight, behold, He is coming,” says the Lord of hosts. But who can endure the day of His coming? And who can stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner’s fire and like fullers’ soap.”

Malachi 3:1-2 (nasb) (emphasis added)

You have said, “It is vain to serve God; and what profit is it that we have kept His charge, and that we have walked in mourning before the Lord of hosts?”

Malachi 3:14 (nasb)

Those who have maintained the charge receive the eternal kingdom of heaven as their reward.

Key Book: A symbol of high culture  and religion; as the container of revealed wisdom, designated as “the Holy Book.” The universal judge  (Greek pantocrator) of the Last Judgment is usually portrayed with a book in his hand in which all the deeds of humanity are recorded; it bears the ALPHA and OMEGA on its cover…” The Book of Revelation is considered a “book with SEVEN SEALS” which can be broken only with divine inspiration…” (Reference the Dictionary of Symbolism-Hans Biedermann-Translated by James Hulbert…)

The book of remembrance:

“Then those who feared the Lord spoke to one another, and the Lord gave attention and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who fear the Lord and who esteem His name. “And they will be Mine,” says the Lord of hosts, “on the day that I prepare My own possession, and I will spare them as a man spares his own son who serves him.” So you will again distinguish between the righteous and the wicked, between one who serves God and one who does not serve Him.”

Malachi 3:16-18 (nasb) (emphasis added)

“But for you who fear My name the “Sun of Righteousness” will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and skip about like calves from the stall.”

 

Malachi 4:2 (nasb) (emphasis added)

Now, let it be clear that there are two different understandings of the sun in the Bible from a symbolic standpoint. The first is the sun in regards to Islam, which is to prepare the way for the Messiah…In the Bible, the Bright Morning Star is to follow the Sun of Righteousness (Prophecy that helps us understand two different religions…) in fulfillment of prophecy. Allow this to be clearly interpreted. Be mindful of this point when we begin to address fulfillment of biblical prophecy. (The Sun Rising in the West…)

The human race needs to be aware that in order for all events to be fulfilled we needed to see all people tested, and then the Son of Man would arise with healing for all nations. People have been put to the test and those who remained true in their hearts, regardless of their jobs, will have their reward in full, granted by God. They earned it and did not take the easy way out…They listened and know the truth… Remember, the Bible tells us to make our rewards eternal and not of this world. The Son of Man allowed for the human race to make their own judgment in electing a leader…Think back to what has happened over the past 8 years…This was simply a test of faith to the human race. What type of hope and change was promised? What was desired? What was possible? 

What would be the consequences for an attack on an a messenger of God? The Angel of the Lord? It should make the human race reevaluate their actions…God sees all and knows all…and has the ultimate and final say…

This should now be crystal clear to the entire country, and the world for that matter.

Remember also that each person had a role that needed to be fulfilled and that we serve a God of second chances. It is never to late to change. Everyone has an opportunity to have a change of heart and in return direct all actions toward serving God.

Life is a test.

Do not undermine the power of angels.

Psalm 91:11 says “For He will give His angels charge concerning you, to guard you in all your ways.” 

 

The Divine Seal and Capstone of God’s Word

Key Reference Point: Sacred Numerology and Gematria

There are many links between the idea of fire and the Holy Spirit and the name of God Elohim. This manifests in the identities below. Note that the Menorah, the symbol of God’s Word enlightened by His sevenfold Spirit, is included in the list below (cf. The Divine Seal and Capstone of God’s Word).

The Number 301

Fire

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Esh

Elohim (Full)

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Menorah

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Menorah

Cry, Call

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Qera

I will speak to him in a dream [Num 12.6]

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B’Holem edvar bo

Factors: 7 x 43

Related Numbers: 86

(274+27)

 God’s Secret: Disclosing God’s Hidden Truths of the Bible

Chapter: King Of Saints (Pages 17-20)

 

READ Revelation 3:1-3:

Write this letter to the angel of the church in Sardis. This is the message from the one who has the sevenfold Spirit of God and the seven stars: I know all the things you do, and that you have a reputation for being alive- but you are dead. Wake up! Strengthen what little remains, for even what is left is almost dead. I find that your actions do not meet the requirements of my God. Go back to what you heard and believed at first; hold to it firmly. Repent and turn to me again. If you don’t wake up, I will come to you suddenly, as unexpected as a thief. (J. NLT)

 

READ Joel 2:10-11:

The earth quakes as they advance, and the heavens tremble. The sun and moon grow dark, and the stars no longer shine. The Lord is at the head of the column. He leads them with a shout. This is his mighty army, and they follow his orders. The day of the LORD is an awesome, ter- rible thing. Who can possibly survive? (J. NLT)

READ Habakkuk 1:13-17, 2:1:

But you are pure and cannot stand the sight of evil. Will you wink at their treachery? Should you be silent while the wicked swallow up more people more righteous than they? Are we only fish to be caught and killed? Are we only sea creatures that have no leader? Must we be strung up on their hooks and caught in their nets while they rejoice and celebrate? They they will wor- ship their nets and burn incense in front of them. “These nets are the gods who have made us rich!” they will claim. Will you let them get away with this forever? Will they succeed forever in their heartless conquest? I will climb up to my watch- tower and stand at my guard post. Then I will wait to see what the LORD says and how he will answer my complaint? (J. NLT)

 

 

DEVOTIONAL

We are to know that God corrects the wrong and redeems the suffering servants. God commands that we seek to become the living and pure beings that he desires. God also waits and watches as evil attempts to prolong itself against God. For this reason, in the twinkling of an eye, God will pour out his wrath upon the wicked and the evil will flee and hide from his face. It is important to know that God is full of light, truth, and promise. He does not have patience for wicked ways. He does not allow for the wicked to endure. In the last days, when the sun and the moon are darkened (and when God steps back and removes his presence from the world without God-or does not allow the evil to see him) and when summer is nigh, God will execute His promise of redemption (The Angels of God will be standing and waiting-they are loyal witnesses…) Stand firm with the one whom you believe in. Do not be afraid but share the truth in order for the salvation of many.

 

Truth Revealed By God

Chapter: Anointed One (Pages (43)-46)

READ Isaiah 9:2. The people who walk in darkness will see a great light; those who live in a dark land, the light will shine on them (NASB). 

READ Isaiah 9:6-7. For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; and the govern- ment will rest on His shoulders; and His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace. There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace, on the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousness from then on and forevermore. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will accomplish this (NASB). 

READ Isaiah 62:3-4. You will also be a crown of beauty in the hand of the Lord, and a royal diadem in the hand of your God. It will no longer be said to you, “Forsaken”, nor to your land will it any longer be said, “Desolate”, but you will be called, “My delight is in her,” and your land, “Married”, for the Lord delights in you, and to Him your land will be married (NASB). 

DEVOTIONAL 

It is important to know that our towns, cities, and countries are all to be mar- ried to Christ. This is especially important to elected officials who lead countries across the world. The spirit of God must be in their hearts and controlling their minds. A country without Christ is forsaken and desolate. In the world, God must increase and the nature of the world must decrease. We ought to focus upon building a framework that is Christ-like. This framework should uphold every country and continent in the world. For the judgment of Christ is upon those who are without the Holy Spirit. We surely do not want to lose our connection with God and become a waste- land. The New Jerusalem is to be our shining example of what God desires for us. When we see that Holy City, who is the body of Christ shining in all of its glory, we are to strive to become more like it. In the book of revelation, we read about the bride of Christ, the church, and the new Holy City. This is to be our focus in the world. How can we create a state of affairs that is pleasing to God?