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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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A Case for Communications Training  

August 27, 2010
Should regular training be required on communications equipment and the procedures for using it? Consider these four topics for annual training.
Photo via Flickr.com (thisisrod).

Detecting the Origin of Gunshots  

July 29, 2010
Gunshot detection is possible with the system that involves the installation of small auditory sensors—16 per square mile—in areas where gunfire is more common.

LTE Expands Communications For LE  

July 14, 2010
As LTE begins to be deployed in 2011, according to industry leaders, patrol officers will have access to data and video in vehicles and on hand-held devices. As I have mentioned in previous blogs, the convergence of cellular applications and devices with current antiquated police radio systems has begun.

Using the iPhone For Field IDs  

June 23, 2010
In addition to asking for a driver's license, the officer would use the iPhone to photograph the suspect's face and iris (the colored ring around the pupil). It would allow officers to verify a suspect's identification and perhaps avoid dragging them back to the station.
The Golden Guardian emergency response drill included an active shooter in Shoreline Aquatic Park in Long Beach. Image via Flickr.com (jb18t).

Emergency Simulations Provide Learning Opportunities  

June 7, 2010
Effective communication is essential in large-scale emergencies. With multiple agencies working together on a complex and fast-paced incident, every second counts; there's no room for delay or error.
Students participating in Raytheon’s Engineers Week design and build a trebuchet siege engine used in the Middle Ages to illustrate the real-world application of math and science. Photo courtesy of Raytheon.

Cultivating Education for Better Prepared Public Safety Recruits  

May 28, 2010
As technology continues to become more sophisticated, it's critical for public safety personnel to understand the many tools available to help them do their jobs.

What's Up With In-Car Video?  

May 6, 2010
Technology is never the limiting factor—capable systems exist now. Systems integration and cost planning must be well thought out to bring it to officers on the streets.
The MILO Range PRO offers a touchscreen User Interface allowing trainers to quickly load scenarios without a keyboard or mouse.

ILEETA: Trainers Go Hands On With Simulators  

April 22, 2010
One of the best things about attending the International Law Enforcement Educators and Training Association conference held this week in the Chicago area is that trainers get some serious hands-on experience with some of the latest training tools, including use-of-force simulators.
Image via nrtphotos (Flickr.com).

Will Cell Phones Eventually Replace Your Handheld Radio?  

April 13, 2010
As systems integration shifts competition among handset manufacturers, we can also expect to see handset capabilities expand. Cell phones run circles around a police radio for about 5 percent of the cost.
Image via InterAct Public Safety

Baltimore PD Hits the Streets on Foot with PocketCop  

March 4, 2010
In a bid to curb crime through community engagement, the Baltimore Police Department is using new technology to get back to the tradition of the neighborhood cop on foot patrol.
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