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.
The search or raid entry is over; the subjects are secure and being
guarded; and the detectives are gathering their evidence. SWAT’s
portion of the mission would appear to be over. So is it time to stand
down and relax?
Dynamic entries depend on “surprise, shock, and speed” and you go to
the suspects. With deliberate entries like “surround and callout” the
suspects come to you. Knock and announce requirements vary for each
jurisdiction and must be followed.
Remember Murphy's Law. Unexpected obstacles, dogs, darkness, etc., can throw off even the best-laid plans. Effective perimeters don't happen by accident. They require tactics, planning, and precision coordination.