FBI-CJIS Security Policy Compliance Officer
Mark Rivera, Customer Retention Manager and CJIS Security Compliance Officer with Vigilant Solutions, served for sixteen years with the Maryland State Police, retiring at the rank of First Sergeant with thirteen of those years at the supervisory and command level. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Management from The Johns Hopkins University and Secret clearance through the FBI, Baltimore.
By A.J. George
Arguably the most important and often overlooked piece of protective gear we should be hitting the streets with every day is a good pair of eyewear. Even if you don't need prescription glasses to see or sunglasses to protect your eyes from the sun's rays a quality pair of clear protective lenses are invaluable.
By Melanie Basich
Have you ever wished you could drink a cup of coffee out at a scene without having to spend a bunch on it or waste resources on having someone get it for you? What if you and every other officer out on a long call could make your own individual piping hot cups of coffee as you needed them? Enter the CoffeeBoxx.
By Amaury Murgado
You get a call of a suicidal adult male who has a history of mental illness. He has been depressed, got into an argument with his mother, and has armed himself with a sharp kitchen knife.
By David Griffith
Like many law enforcement officers, Julie Werhnyak of the Tempe (AZ) Police Department had a routine she practiced before reporting for her shift. But on Tuesday morning March 3, 2015, something didn't feel right.
By Tony Pearson
The simple, but effective, hand position explained in this article is derived from a basic Taekwondo maneuver. I've also seen boxers like Joe Frazier and George Forman use this "cover-up" very effectively as cover followed by a left hook.
By Jon Adler
Last month thousands of officers, survivors of fallen officers, and police supporters confirmed that Blue Lives Matter as they converged on Washington, DC, to honor the ultimate sacrifice of our fallen heroes.
Bullet Blocker's claims of heat dissipation and a more secure fit both rang true and I can certainly appreciate the benefits of the Gabriel design in any law enforcement setting.
Where there used to be one light, now there are many. If you're like me, you've probably got anywhere from five to 10 different lights with you on any given shift. Let's try to make some sense out of all this technology we're lugging around.
By Andy Lundin
Be it in the form of a vest, helmet, blanket, or even a detachable car-door shield, these products are designed to protect law enforcement officers from gunfire.
Predicting the future is a hazardous occupation, but barring some unseen events, reflex sights will likely be on many law enforcement duty handguns within the next five to 10 years.