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Glenn Bushee, Brite-Strike's president and a retired officer, demonstrates the Straight Baton with integrated light at SHOT Show.

Brite-Strike Introduces Expandable Baton Lights

January 25, 2010
Brite-Strike Technologies has introduced an expandable baton with an integrated flashlight as a dual-purpose tactical item. The company brought the product to SHOT Show 2010.

SHOT Show 2010: ATN Brings Advanced Thermal Imaging System

January 22, 2010
American Technologies Network Corp. (ATN) brought its fusion system to SHOT Show 2010 as a thermal imaging innovation for officers.

MySpace Brags Spur Busts of Crips, Bloods Who Terrorized Housing Project

January 14, 2010
Crips and Bloods drug dealers who terrorized a Manhattan housing project and boasted of their gang ties on MySpace were busted Wednesday, authorities said.

Detroit Police to Open Text Tip Line

January 14, 2010
For weeks, the black-and-orange billboard loomed over I-94 in Detroit with an ambiguous and ominous one-word message: CRIME.

Albany Police Add Patrol Car Cameras

January 8, 2010
Albany patrol officers will now be able to record encounters with suspects, following the department's equipping of the cars with in-car video systems.

Massachusetts Officer May Have Posted Dead Body Picture On Facebook

January 7, 2010
The department is now investigating whether the picture depicting an apparent overdose victim laying face down on a couch with clutter and trash surrounding the couch is authentic.

PDSI Awarded Contract by L.A. County to Automate Public Safety Employee Scheduling

January 7, 2010
PDSI (Principal Decision Systems International) announces it has been selected by the County of Los Angeles Sheriff's Department for the Automated Employee Scheduling System (AESS) software project.
Tags: Software, PDSI

Male-Specific DNA Test Yields Clues in Texas Criminal Cases

January 5, 2010
A progressive type of testing that separates male DNA profiles from those of females is helping the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office start solving sexual assaults and other crimes that previously yielded inconclusive results. The new male-specific DNA test zeroes in on minute amounts of biological evidence, such as saliva, skin cells or a trace of semen.

EF Johnson FIPS 140-2 Validated Software Compatible with Intel Wireless Adapters

January 4, 2010
EF Johnson Technologies' secure client software is now compatible with the Intel WLAN chipset and available for federal customers.
DWI checkpoint in East Haven, Conn. Image courtesy of versageek (

Drunk Drivers Using Twitter To Avoid DUI Checkpoints

December 30, 2009
Drivers are sending each other "tweets" that include the intersections of checkpoints, as well as text messages and an iPhone application that allows drivers to input checkpoint locations.
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