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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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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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Waiting for a Public Safety Broadband Network  

August 27, 2009
The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International hosted a town hall meeting earlier this month during their annual conference in Las Vegas that updated the law enforcement community about the effort to obtain a public safety broadband network.
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Is Your Department Blogging?  

August 4, 2009
More often than not, police departments post "just the facts, ma'am" news releases on their websites about the latest criminals that have been apprehended. But a few forward-looking departments are using the social media tool of blogging to strengthen the bond with their community.

Military Standard: Testing Rugged Laptops  

July 30, 2009
Ruggedized laptops that meet the government's military specification MIL-STD-810 standard must be able to withstand some punishment. The standard establishes a series of tests that require the computer withstand extreme weather conditions.

Improve Your Cybercrime Expertise  

July 15, 2009
Learn more about how to stop people who hang out in chat rooms waiting for unsuspecting victims or send fraudulent e-mails about money scams this summer at the National Forensics Training Center.

The Value of Video Review  

May 22, 2009
To say reviewing the video footage was boring would be putting it lightly…but something caught Postiglione's eye.
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