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  BBC NEWS | In Depth | RUC Reform | The RUC: Lauded and condemned
That division over the force was brought into sharp focus when in the Spring of 2000, The Queen awarded the RUC the George Cross, the highest civilian medal - and the same medal presented to Malta after it survived seige at the hands of the Nazis during the Second World War.
The RUC was disarmed and a new rank structure was introduced.
Manpower was gradually increased to 8,500 for the RUC and another 5,000 for the reserve.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/in_depth/uk/2000/ruc_reform/780311.stm   (699 words)

 RUC variables
It evolves in the RUC 1-h cycle, increasing from accumulation from the explicit snowfall in the RUC from the cloud microphysics, and decreasing from melting depending on an energy budget in the snow layer in the RUC model.
As of early January 1998, the maximum depth in the RUC domain was 2 meters over the mountains of British Columbia, equivalent to 0.8 meters of liquid water using the 2.5 - 1 ratio.
There are 6 levels in the RUC land-surface model, extending down to 3 m deep, but the field shown is for the top 2 cm of soil only, so this field responds quickly to recent precipitation or surface drying and may not be indicative of deep soil moisture.
ruc.noaa.gov /vartxt.html   (3250 words)

 RTE News - Blair and Mandelson pay tribute to the RUC
Mr Blair also suggested that proposals to cut the RUC's numbers, as outlined in the Patten Report, may not be implemented until the security situation in the North improved.
This honour was one of the proudest moments for the RUC since the foundation of the force in 1922.
Janice O'Reilly, the widow of the last RUC member to be killed, was among the 1500 guests at the ceremony.
www.rte.ie /news/2000/0412/ruc.html   (400 words)

 Defend the RUC
Since 32,000 people have served in the RUC since 1969, you could say that there was an almost one in three chance of being killed or injured.
Reinforcing this point, the 1998 RUC Community Attitudes Survey found that ‘fear of intimidation upon themselves or their families’ was the principal reason that Catholics were deterred from joining the RUC (cited by 70 per cent).
While the survey found that 31 per cent of Catholics found the RUC name and identity to be offensive, 61 per cent of Catholics were not offended.
members.tripod.com /british-nation/ruc.htm   (838 words)

 RUC Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The RUC was designed to provide accurate short-range (0- to 12-hr) numerical forecast guidance for weather-sensitive users, including those in the U.S. aviation community.
Changes included upgrades to the precipitation and clouds scheme, the use of centered differencing for vertical advection of moisture, an adjustment to the convective scheme to better redistribute heat and moisture in the vertical, and improvement to the land use and surface roughness conditions at the lower boundary.
Use of the forecast boundary layer depth to determine the "radius of influence" for contributions to the analysis increment from METAR observations in the RUC 3-D VAR, to improve CAPE, surface dewpoint forecasts.
meted.ucar.edu /nwp/pcu2/rucintro.htm   (1188 words)

The RUC systematically threatened her life and that of her family, directly and indirectly, all of which is much documented.
John Weir, was a former police sergeant in the RUC from 1971 until December 1979, when he was arrested for his part in the murder of William Strathearn a catholic shopkeeper, who was murdered on 19th April 1977.
Another RUC officer, Billy McCaughey from Lurgan expressed virulently anti catholic views to other RUC colleagues, making it known that he had strong links with the UVF, and that he had been a member of the Ulster Protestant Volunteers, a Paisleyite paramilitary group before he joined the RUC.
www.angelfire.com /dc/ira/ruc.htm   (3121 words)

 Study in China with EducAsian: Beijing Language and Culture University
The RUC incumbent president is Professor Ji Baocheng, and Professor Cheng Tianquan is the Chairman of the University Council.
The RUC has a Graduate School which is responsible for the administration of postgraduate students, and RUC now comprises twenty-one schools of different disciplines (a Chemistry Department has been established for the near future creation of a School of Natural Sciences).
The RUC Press was the first university publishing house established after the founding of the People's Republic of China, and is an important academic publishing house for university textbooks, as well as for academic and theoretical works in the humanities and social sciences.
www.educasian.com /university/ruc.html   (1501 words)

 Royal Ulster Constabulary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The RUC Reserve was formed as an auxiliary police force, and all military-style duties were handed over to the newly formed Ulster Defence Regiment, which was under military command.
RUC ranks, duties, conditions of service and pay were generally in line with those of police forces in Great Britain.
Between 1922 and 1969 the position of Inspector-General of the RUC was held by five officers, the last being Sir Arthur Young, who was seconded for a year from the City of London Police to implement the Hunt Report and disarm the 'B' Specials.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Royal_Ulster_Constabulary   (3310 words)

 YKHC Messenger 8-15-05 Chevak in a RUC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Toward that end, RUC staff traveled to Chevak and started collecting copies of the city's water and sewer records needed to make management of the village's sanitation system more successful.
RUC is a water and sewer utilities cooperative that was created in 2002 by a partnership of YKHC, ANTHC, Denali Commission, Environmental Protection Agency, and the Rasmussen Foundation.
RUC's intent is to lower the high costs of maintenance of water and sewer systems in villages who join the cooperative and/or prevent their shutdown for one reason or another.
www.ykhc.org /1066.cfm   (567 words)

 ARM - Instruments: Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) Model Data
The content of the ARM website is available to any browser, but for the best experience we highly recommend you upgrade to a standards-compliant browser such as the latest version of Mozilla, Netscape, Internet Explorer, or Opera (all available for free download).
The RUC uses a hybrid isentropic-sigma vertical coordinate in which most of the atmosphere is resolved on isentropic surfaces (defined by constant virtual potential temperature) except for layers near the ground where terrain-following (sigma) coordinates are used.
The RUC covers the lower 48 United States and adjacent areas of Canada, Mexico, and oceanic areas.
www.arm.gov /xds/static/ruc.stm   (1094 words)

 RUC Analysis & Forecast Maps from WeatherMichigan.com
The Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) is an operational atmospheric prediction system comprised primarily of a numerical forecast model and an analysis system to initialize that model.
The RUC has been developed to serve users needing short-range weather forecasts, including those in the US aviation community.
Defined with respect to saturation over water in the RUC isobaric fields and in the surface relative humidity field.
www.weathermichigan.com /ruc_F.htm   (1604 words)

 RUC-2 - The Rapid Update Cycle Version 2
The RUC runs at the highest frequency of any forecast model at the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP), assimilating recent observations aloft and at the surface to provide very high frequency updates of current conditions and short-range forecasts using a mesoscale model.
Although there are a vast number of differences between the RUC and other NCEP models, the key unique aspects of the RUC are its hybrid isentropic vertical coordinate (used in analysis and model), hourly data assimilation, and model physics.
There are 6 levels in the 40-km RUC soil model, extending down to 3 m deep, but the field shown is for the top 2 cm of soil only, so this field responds quickly to recent precipitation or surface drying and may not be indicative of deep soil moisture.
www.nws.noaa.gov /om/tpb/448body.htm   (7771 words)

 CNN.com - RUC facing radical reform - August 22, 2000
Sir Ronnie Flanagan, the RUC chief constable, said his force stood ready to endure the pain of losing its name and badge if it were to prove that those moves would boost Catholic representation.
Mandelson said the changes were essential to ensure the RUC was acceptable to both communities in the Province and to end its long-standing focus as a "fulcrum for antagonistic debate".
As it resigned itself to reform, the RUC was awarded the George Cross for valour.
archives.cnn.com /2000/WORLD/europe/08/22/ireland.ruc   (1055 words)

 RUC OFFICER TO HEAD KOSOVO POLICING OPERATION 21/12/00   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
EIGHT RUC OFFICERS HONOURED BY A police officer who lost an arm and a leg in a terrorist landmine attack 11 years ago but returned to duty to foster community relations is among eight RUC officers who were named in the New Year Honours List on 30 December 2000.
Mr McQuillan is a graduate of Queen’s University, Belfast, and the University of Ulster.
Detective Superintendent John Middlemiss: Mr Middlemiss (57) transferred to the RUC in 1980 from the Metropolitan Police as a Sergeant.
www.ruc.police.uk /press/2001/jan/hons.htm   (1211 words)

 CAIN: Article on policing and peace process
RUC officers began patrolling without flak jackets and the Police Authority invested in a number of cars painted in ‘police’ livery to complement the fleet of ubiquitous grey landrovers.
RUC decisions to block or re-route Orange parades risk alienating the RUC from the traditionally supportive unionist community, while decisions to allow marches through Catholic areas re-affirm nationalist views that the RUC is pro-unionist and irreformable.
The number of Catholics in favour of reform of the RUC increased from 38% in 1995 to 46% in 1996, with the number calling for the replacement of the RUC increasing marginally to 32%.
www.usm.maine.edu /~kuzma/security/shamos/rucpp.htm   (6136 words)

 AMA (RBRVS) Two Illustrations of RUC Recommendations
The RUC recommendations were then submitted to CMS, along with relative value recommendations for all the other new and revised codes to be included in CPT 1994.
At the April 2003 RUC meeting, these specialties met with a pre-facilitation committee on several occasions to further refine their recommendations to the RUC.
The RUC reviewed this allocation of time and understand that it is consistent with the gastrointestinal endoscopic and colon and rectal surgery services that have been refined through the Practice Expense Advisory Committee (PEAC).
www.ama-assn.org /ama/pub/category/print/3142.html   (1452 words)

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At a meeting with the 'Police Authority of Northern Ireland' in April of this year, RUC Chief Constable Ronnnie Flanagan claimed that prior to her murder in March, the RUC had no specific information to suggest that Rosemary Nelson was the subject of a specific threat.
McNally made "consistent" criticisms of the RUC officers she was questioning, saying they showed by their "behaviour and attitude" a total disregard for Rosemary Nelson.
Meanwhile, RUC Federation chairman Les Rodgers' claim that there is an "evil conspiracy" against the RUC, aided and abetted "wittingly or unwittingly" by lawyers, amongst others, shows a willingness to accept that lawyers representing nationalists are legitimate targets.
www.blythe.org /nytransfer-subs/99cov/Lies_and_Conspiracy_from_the_RUC   (1013 words)

 RUC awarded George Cross
RUC is awarded the George Cross for gallantry [23 Nov '99] - Royal Ulster Constabulary [RUC]
Since Con Victor Arbuckle, 29, was murdered by loyalist terrorists on Oct 11, 1969, a further 301 RUC officers have been killed as a result of violence by republicans and loyalists and 9,098 have been injured and maimed.
Sir Ronnie Flanagan, the RUC chief constable, said he was deeply humbled by the award and spoke of a "momentous day" in the history of the force, which was formed in June 1922.
telegraph.co.uk /htmlContent.jhtml?html=/archive/1999/11/24/nruc24.html   (901 words)

 Teaching Law at RUC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The curriculum at RUC Law School is heavy on traditional law subjects such as civil law and commercial law, while new subjects such as securities law are "elective courses" instead of "mandatory courses." Most of the students had no practical experience in securities law.
In addition, I am of a similar age and had similar experience with the students at RUC, we were able to communicate smoothly on many topics.
One graduate student at RUC Law School was my contact person, but he did not own a telephone (quite common for students in China), and his e-mail did not work most of the time.
www.oycf.org /perspectives/13_083101/teach_law_ruc.htm   (1784 words)

 Suspect arrested for murder of Irish lawyer claims he was an RUC agent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Allegations of Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) collusion with loyalist gunmen were given further weight Thursday, when a man arrested for the murder of civil rights lawyer Pat Finucane claimed to have been working as an RUC informer at the time of the killing.
Finucane's homicide and the failure of the RUC to mount any serious investigation into it have become the focus of calls for the disbanding of the force.
Rosemary Nelson, another prominent civil rights lawyer murdered earlier this year after receiving death threats from the RUC via her clients, had led a prominent campaign for a full and independent investigation into RUC collusion in the Finucane murder.
www.wsws.org /articles/1999/jun1999/ruc-j26.shtml   (667 words)

 CAIN: Faul, Fr. Denis and Murray, Fr. Raymond. (n.d.,1976?) The RUC: The Black and Blue Book
The RUC is an anti-Catholic paramilitary force, in spite of having a Catholic at present as Chief Constable.
Anthony Peacock, Inspector-General of the RUC, resigned on 10 October, 1969, and Sir Arthur Young, London Metropolitan Commissioner of Police, was appointed as Chief Constable.
Yet not only was the Police Authority for Northern Ireland negligent by their insufficient pursuit of complaints to impose discipline on the RUC, but RUC officers themselves, involved in investigating complaints, and their superior officers, have failed to find and convict the guilty men.
cain.ulst.ac.uk /issues/police/docs/faul.htm   (4156 words)

Just over three months ago two RUC officers were jailed and two other members of their patrol fined for their part in a sectarian assault on a young nationalist from North Belfast.
The RUC officers stripped off his jacket and shoes and threw them away before dragging the stricken youth along the ground and throwing him in the back of the Land Rover.
The RUC claimed they were unable to identify which of two RUC officers travelling in the back of the vehicle fired the fatal round.
republican-news.org /archive/2000/July27/27ruc2.html   (815 words)

 RUC Benevolent Fund a registered charity
It has been designed and created by the RUC Benevolent Fund Management Committee to provide information about the Fund, and the important work carried out by the Management Committee.
It is accepted, worldwide, that the Royal Ulster Constabulary George Cross, [RUCGC] was the main stabilizing force that provided the conditions for the "Belfast Peace Agreement".
The RUC Benevolent Fund supports ex members of the RUCGC, police widows, injured and disabled officers, as well as members of the PSNI who find themselves in financial hardship or difficulty.
www.rucbenevolentfund.org   (298 words)

 British Military Garrison in Ireland - RUC
The RUC operates seven hilltop repeater stations across the Six Counties, which are availed of by all the RUC's departments and units, as well as other government departments such as the Fire Authority, the Roads Executive, the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Forestry.
A number of RUC barracks are undergoing reconstruction/fortification work at present and other barracks have been earmarked for such work to begin within days.
Springfield Parade (19): Several acres of land dividing the Springfield Park and Springmartin estates have been requisitioned in preparation for the construction of what may prove to be the largest RUC barracks in Belfast, which is to replace the older Springfield Parade Barracks when it is decommisioned.
sinnfein.org /bmgii/ruc.html   (919 words)

 RUC is stripped of royal title
Sir Ronnie Flanagan, the RUC Chief Constable, said he was sceptical that changing the force's name, in autumn next year, would attract more Catholics to join.
Mr Blair assured Mr Trimble that no dishonour was intended to the RUC or its officers "who have given their lives in outstanding bravery over many years".
Existing RUC officers would not be required to take a new oath which ends the requirement to swear allegiance to the Queen and emphasises the priority to be given to human rights.
telegraph.co.uk /htmlContent.jhtml?html=/archive/2000/01/20/nruc20.html   (1019 words)

 The Pat Finucane Centre Homepage
A statement from the Finucane family in response to the collapse of the trial of William Stobie, the former RUC agent and UDA member charged in connection with the murder of Pat Finucane.
The original ruling was quashed on the grounds that the RUC had failed to demonstrate that Maloney's notes would have an impact on the inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane.
The full content of an internal and confidential RUC report into Religious and Political Harassment and Discrimination in the RUC is now on the website.
www.serve.com /pfc   (4697 words)

 AMA (RBRVS) The RVS Update Committee (RUC)
The RUC is a unique committee that involves the AMA and the specialty societies and gives physicians a voice in shaping Medicare relative values.
The RUC represents the entire medical profession, with 23 of its 29 members appointed by major national medical specialty societies including those recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties, those with a large percentage of physicians in patient care, and those that account for high percentages of Medicare expenditures.
The individual RUC members are nominated by the specialty societies and are approved by the AMA.
www.ama-assn.org /ama/pub/category/print/16401.html   (436 words)

 CommunicationPortal - RUC StudentĀ“s view
There are lots of things you should know about RUC if you are planing to come to study here.
The best thing of RUC is that you always have a close relationship with your teachers and you always can ask them to help you and to guide you in your research.
The IC is a club where all exchange and guests students at RUC meet to do different and funny activities (such as ice skating, horseback ridding and other cultural and social activities) at very low prices.
digilander.libero.it /whathasbeen/ruc_s_view.htm   (429 words)

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