25 years ago (week of July 11-17, 1971):Training was in...

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July 14, 1996|By Diane Mullaly from the files of the Howard County Historical Society's library.

25 years ago (week of July 11-17, 1971):

Training was in process for the security force for the new Mall in Columbia. The guards were being trained to behave more as service personnel than as a police force. This unique training concept was the brainchild of the Rouse Co., which believed that "security guards often create more problems than they solve." Emphasis would be placed on respecting the constitutional rights of criminal suspects and the avoidance of harassment during interrogation sessions.

It was announced that a Family Life and Human Development program would be in place in Howard County public schools by '' February 1972.

50 years ago (week of July 7-13, 1946):

It was announced that Omar J. Jones had been appointed principal and teacher of agriculture at Lisbon High School. Mr. Jones had 11 years experience teaching agriculture in Faulkner, Md.

Pub Date: 7/14/96

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