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.
Tactical Pants - Galls
A popular choice for public safety professionals, the Galls Tactical Pants are...
By Dave Smith
One of the principles we "win" by is "practice the way you want to play." But one of the things we sometimes forget with our modern conveniences and comforts is that we want that practice to be as close to "game conditions" as possible.
By Paul Scarlata
SIG’s new 2022 pistol isn’t the first sidearm to have a polymer frame, but it’s a welcome addition to a new tradition of sidearms that has continued to grow in popularity.
By Scott Smith
Knives for duty use have gone through some serious changes in the past two decades, not the least of which has been the development of folders that rival fixed-blade knives for toughness and open with assisted-opening systems that rival auto-openers for ease of use.
By Mike Detty
ArmaLite has long been known for its innovative and trendsetting rifle designs. Now, for the first time in its storied existence, there is a pistol that wears the ArmaLite name.
By Melanie Basich
Need some ammo for your scattergun? Try out these pellets and slugs.
By Nick Jacobellis
In days gone by, “rifle optics” referred to one thing: a telescopic sight with varying degrees of magnification. But today, rifle optics include a new class of aiming devices called combat optics, generally red dot sights.
By R.K. Campbell
There was a time not so long ago when the pump-action shotgun was known by another name. It was called the “police shotgun.” Back then, the standard equipment in every patrol car included a 12-gauge pump. Today, many agencies have dumped the pump shotgun in favor of the patrol rifle. And I think that’s a mistake.
Bill Wilson’s improvements on the popular and reliable Remington 870 upgrade it for tactical use. Called the Tactical Response TR-870, this shotgun possesses a host of common sense modifications.
The flagship knife from ZT is undeniably designed for tough duty.
One of the most frustrating things that can happen to you as a law enforcement officer is being forced to carry a handgun that you dislike. So what can you do if your issued sidearm doesn’t fit you or you just don’t like it?