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.
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SOG Knives has built a strong reputation among knife users by manufacturing hard-use affordably priced knives of high quality.
By Dave Douglas
Recently on the U.S. border with Mexico, a Border Patrol officer was caught with no backup while facing an angry mob of illegal aliens bent on crossing into the United States.
By David Griffith
Of all training accidents, police officers shooting each other in simulation drills are the most tragic. They are also the most difficult for some officers and civilians to comprehend.
Two young guys walked toward us, talking with each other. But the young lady and I were oblivious to what was going on around us. That was a mistake.
By Dave Spaulding
You don't like doing it, I don't like doing it…no one I know likes shooting with one hand. But quite often, how you shoot determines whether or not you go back to the street or end up in an office job riding a desk.
No department would dare let said officer hit the street without training and instruction in policies governing the use of a pistol. Many PDs even have policies regarding the use of flashlights. But in most departments an edged weapon/cutting tool clipped to the pocket of the officer's duty pants flies under the radar.
By Marcus Wynne
As a former Federal Air Marshal, I am often asked, "Should law enforcement officers be allowed to carry their guns when they are passengers on commercial airliners?" My short answer is, "Hell, yes."
By Jim Gardner
As the sear releases the striker and the primer ignites, it's now the rifle's job to deliver that bullet exactly where it must go.
By Michael T. Rayburn
For some reason, most officers have a vision of a gunfight as being one shooter against another. The reality of such incidents is much different and even deadlier. An alarming number of police gunfights involve more than one bad guy against a single cop.
By Steve Collins
As police officers on the streets of our cities, you face potentially deadly disguised and hidden weapons every single day.