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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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<p>Officers with TASER&#39;s Axon Flex on-body video system. Photo courtesy of TASER.</p>

Body-Worn Cameras and Privacy  

July 16, 2012
Use these tips for handling "insider" recordings that may cause embarrassment when deploying on-body cameras.

3 Exceptions to Warrants for GPS Tracking  

July 5, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that law enforcement personnel must obtain a search warrant prior to installing a GPS unit or similar tracking device on a vehicle. Let's review the exceptions to this ruling.

S.C. Agency Adopts IBM's Predictive Analytics To Reduce Crime  

June 15, 2012
The Charleston (S.C.) Police Department has joined the ranks of other departments who have begun relying on predictive policing data analytics to identify crime "hot spots" for enforcement.
<p>Spillman will likely add a &quot;violent offenders&quot; checkbox under &quot;wanted persons&quot; in its StateLink module.</p>

Spillman Adds Violent Offender File  

June 1, 2012
Law enforcement agencies who use Spillman Technologies' software for computer-aided dispatch and data sharing will soon receive a free update that incorporates the FBI's planned "violent offender" file.

The Public Safety LTE Network Won't Begin With a 'Big Bang'  

May 4, 2012
When this LTE (Long Term Evolution) system hits the streets for public safety, we'll see dramatic and immediate changes. For example, a sheriff might share a video of an escaping criminal and use predictive solutions to determine where he's headed, then send squad cars to that site to quickly apprehend him.

How to Thank Your Dispatchers  

April 10, 2012
Our colleagues over at Dispatch Magazine have provided a bevy of nifty resources to help law enforcement agencies thank the individuals who relay mission-critical information to and from the field.
<p>Raytheon executives and guests watch a video feed provided by a cruiser-mounted camera. Photo: Raytheon</p>

Which LE Technologies Would You Want for Handling a Crisis?  

March 30, 2012
Raytheon's new Public Safety Regional Technology Center in Southern California provides an avenue for developing next-gen law enforcement technologies.
<p>Vice President Joe Biden meets with police and fire responders about the public safety broadband network. Photo: White House</p>

Federal Stimulus Bill Establishes Public Safety Broadband Network  

February 21, 2012
The federal government has agreed to establish a public safety broadband network for emergency first responders and provide funding for next-generation 911 technologies.

UCLA Research Lab Puts Emergency Responders' Needs First  

February 3, 2012
The UCLA Public Safety Network Systems Laboratory is dedicated to advancing public safety through a focus on the development of networks and operations technologies, analysis of LTE technologies, adoption of devices such as smartphones, and establishment of standards for interoperable network systems.
<p>Photo:&nbsp;<a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/info_grrl/&quot;>The Daring Librarian</a></p>

Online Security for Cops  

January 24, 2012
I know we're all proud of our vocation. We want to show pride, professionalism and sometimes a little of bravado. Just keep it off the 'net!
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