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 R.K. Campbell
Almost every veteran cop has either experienced an accidental discharge or been around when one happened to a fellow officer. Accidental discharges happen. But any time a firearm goes off accidentally it can lead to tragedy.
By Charles Remsberg
When you survive an armed threat, you're certain not to remember much of what happened because of the intense stress and trauma of having your life on the line. And what you do remember may be distressingly puzzling.
By Scott Smith
Known for its innovations in tactical, weapons-mounted, and personal light technology, SureFire is now producing a line of high-quality, heavy-duty knives.
By Bob Davis
If you are shooting crime and accident scenes with digital cameras and haven't run into a legal challenge yet, it's probably only a matter of time until your local defense attorneys get more aggressive about questioning your evidentiary images.
By Devallis Rutledge
The court has now ruled that the timing and other circumstances of an interrogation may undermine the effectiveness of the warning; if the warning is not "effective," the statement is still not admissible, even if the suspect waived and confessed.
By Commander Gilmore
Not-so-bulletproof potions, illiterate crooks, and family drug squabbles.
By Mark G. Stainbrook
As leaders we dread the word. You make a decision, you issue an order, you write a policy, and then someone inevitably approaches you with that one-word question.
By Melanie Basich
While the amount of federal and state grant money available to law enforcement is not as plentiful as it was in the past, funding still exists. It’s a matter of finding the right grants for your agency and being a bit lucky.
Police officers deal with conflicts every day--not just with suspects or the public, but between fellow officers.
By David Griffith
There's an old chestnut that says the Chinese word for "crisis" is the same as the Chinese word opportunity.