FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 30, 2004
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Former Montgomery
County, Md., Chief of Police Charles Moose, known for his role
as head of the multi-jurisdictional
task force charged with apprehending the October 2002 Washington,
D.C., area serial snipers, will lecture at Birmingham-Southern
College April 12.
Moose will deliver the 2004 Alex P. Stirling
Lecture at 7 p.m. in Bruno Great Hall, Norton Campus Center.
The topic of the lecture
is “Leadership Under
Fire.” The event is open to the public and admission is free.
The Stirling Lecture is sponsored annually by the BSC Student
Government Association in memory of the Birmingham-Southern student
who died of cancer in 1995.
Moose is author of Three Weeks in October:
The Manhunt for the Serial Sniper, a biography and recount of
the Washington, D.C.,
sniper investigation. For
his role in the sniper case, Time magazine named Moose “Person of the
Week” and Barbara Walters put him on her list of the “Top 10
Fascinating People of 2002.”
Serving as chief of police for 10 years, first in Portland, Ore.,
and then in Montgomery County, Md., Moose is a recognized advocate
and lecturer on the
philosophy and implementation of community policing and an expert on leadership,
crisis communications, team building, community relations, civil rights,
diversity, and public safety.
For more information, call BSC's
Office of Student Affairs at 226-4729.