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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.
By Steven D. Blades
While police pursuits are a necessary part of police work and should not be banned, officers should be aware of the potential danger and terminate pursuits when the risk of injury outweighs the benefit of catching the suspect.
By Frank Leiter
Mobile computing technology is changing the way law enforcement officers approach their jobs. It has freed them from in-house report writing and the tedious business of conveying messages through a dispatcher. It puts state and national databases at their fingertips, thereby decreasing wait time for critical information from 15 minutes to as little as 10 seconds. And it has increased officer productivity by as much as 50 percent.
By Commander Gilmore
Out of the trees came a charging, trumpeting bull elephant, apparently intent on stomping not only the ball, but all the players, too.
By Dave Spaulding
The biggest problem is recognizing true cover and what isn't. There is a distinct difference between cover and concealment.
By Marilyn Stone
Today's law enforcement personnel have many choices beyond leather, and much more to carry than just a pistol.
By James B. Arey, Sidney Bournes, and Ann H. Wilder
Every officer on the New Orleans Police Department knows instinctively when Carnival season begins. No one needs to check the calendar. It's in the air like the smell of alcohol and the laughter of excited crowds gathering on the streets of the Vieux Carre (the French Quarter).
By Dave Douglas
Most commercial burglaries take place at night, and the darkness works in the favor of the burglars. Maybe it’s time for us to take back the night with night vision equipment.
By David Griffith
When the doors opened March 18 on TREXPO West 2002 at the Long Beach (Calif.) Convention Center a number of questions were answered. Tops on the list was how would the horrific events of Sept. 11 affect the nation’s premier show for tactical law enforcement officers?
By Steven M. Click
The feeling of being brothers (and sisters) with other law enforcement officers is just something you feel. If you don't, you are in the wrong line of work.
By Eugene Ramirez
As the number of tactical teams across the nation has increased for the past several years, the number of lawsuits being brought against tactical teams has also risen dramatically.