VPR Evening News October 19th, 2007

Outgoing Public Safety Commissioner Kerry Sleeper says the impact of drug use is the biggest challenge facing Vermont’s law enforcement community; The Vermont Institute of Natural Science dedicates its Quechee campus in honor of Senator Jim Jeffords and his late wife, Liz; Peace activists adorn the Statehouse with symbolic flags representing those killed in Iraq; and commentator Paul Richardson remembers the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Changes in Policing and Public Safety

We talk with Public Safety Commissioner Kerry Sleeper about the changes he’s seen in his 30 year career in policing, public safety and homeland security. Also, news analysis with Vermont reporters and a listen back to voices in the week’s news.