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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.

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Breaking Out the Big Guns  

August 1, 2003

By Dave Douglas

I read today about a Canadian team in Afghanistan making a confirmed kill at 2,670 yards. That's a mile and a half, give or take 30 yards. I can't even see a bus at a mile and a half, let alone a man-size target.

Animals Can Get Crooks Into All Sorts of Trouble  

August 1, 2003

By Commander Gilmore

It's official in Australia now.  When a police K-9 nuzzles your crotch, it's purely social.

Avoiding De Facto Arrests  

August 1, 2003

By Devallis Rutledge

If police take someone from one location and transport him or her involuntarily to a police facility for investigation, this will be considered a de facto arrest. Without probable cause, that arrest will be unlawful, with predictable consequences for both evidence suppression and civil liability.

Gerber Silver Trident  

August 1, 2003

By Scott Smith

The Silver Trident is a 10.75-inch blackened stainless knife that tips the scales at just over 11 ounces. This is not a "hang it from your daily wear duty belt beat cop" kind of knife.

 

Tags: Knives

Disarming  

August 1, 2003

By Bob Bragg

Most police departments nationwide didn't start training their recruits and sworn officers how to protect their guns until the early '80s when law enforcement became widely aware of the staggering statistics regarding officer shootings.

Professionalism  

August 1, 2003

By David Griffith

Watching that arrest, I was reminded of some interviews I had just completed with commanders of special units that policed the recent anti-war marches.

Hear Today, Gone Tomorrow  

August 1, 2003

By Jim Gardner

Spend any amount of time on or near the firing line and your hearing will become damaged. And with the great variety of hearing protection devices available today, ranging from simple disposable foam plugs to active electronic muffs, you’re foolish if you don’t make the most of them.

I See You  

August 1, 2003

By Dave Douglas

While running after a suspect, I charged around the corner of an alley and the guy hit me over the head, knocking my lights out. I really could have used a tool that let me see around corners that day. And now, today’s cops can have them: easy-to-use tactical video systems.

<p>Mobile command units, such as those  from LDV, can be as long as 45 feet. Equipment inside LDV units can include multiple viewing screens.</p>

How to...Buy a Mobile Command Unit  

August 1, 2003

By Melanie Basich

They may seem like big, expensive hunks of metal on wheels, but many agencies have come to realize that mobile command vehicles offer many advantages for the cost.

Getting Away With Murder  

July 1, 2003

By David Griffith

On the morning of April 29, 2002, Dep. David March of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department pulled over a driver for a minor traffic violation on the streets of Irwindale, Calif. Minutes later, he was dead.

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