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Brian Cain

Brian Cain

Brian Cain is a sergeant with the Holly Springs (Ga.) Police Department, and is known as the "Millennial cop" on Twitter. He has been in law enforcement since 2000. He hosts and produces a podcast for Millennials in law enforcement.



Michael Bostic

Michael Bostic

Mike Bostic, of Raytheon Corp.'s Civil Communication Solutions group, specializes in open architecture, systems integration of communications and data programs. Mike spent 34 years with the LAPD. He managed IT and facility development, as well as the SWAT Board of Inquiry, which developed new command-and-control systems.
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Blog - Technology - September 2009

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Putting a Face to a Name  

September 18, 2009
As patrol officers know all too well, drivers they pull over may not give them a truthful answer about their identity, especially if a bench warrant has been issued. Obtaining a photo can help get positive identification.

In-Car Video System Captures Sergeant's Harrowing Encounter  

September 17, 2009
Sgt. Matthew Davidson was grazed by the 200-pound wheel that broke free from an 18-wheel big rig, as he watched a motorist change the tire of his pickup truck alongside the Fred Hartman Bridge east of Houston.
The New Jersey State Police dive team recorded and reviewed hours of side-scan sonar data to provide divers with a potential location of the fuselage (middle right) on the river bottom. Photo via FBI.

Side-Scan Sonar Identifies N.Y. Crash Evidence  

September 1, 2009
Side-scan sonar is known as a "towfish" — it's a torpedo-like device towed behind a boat. The towfish converts acoustic sound pulses into a video image of the river bottom. To a trained operator, the resulting image offers a photographic view of the bottom that can be used to identify items of interest.
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