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 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.
By Greg Meyer
Most police confrontations do not make for pleasant dinnertime viewing, regardless of what tactics are used and regardless of whether the force is justified.
By Dave Douglas
The M1A SOCOM can supply well-directed heavy fire from an easy-to-use, cop-friendly platform.
By Scott Smith
The SL1 is a quality knife and a quality light. And the more I used it, the more I realized that it was an excellent way to provide a working cop with an emergency blade and an emergency light in one compact package.