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 David Griffith
There is a tendency among all law enforcement to believe that no matter the odds, their bravery and training can save the day. It’s an instinct that a good SWAT officer must overcome. Because believe it or not, there are times when even a SWAT team may be outgunned or otherwise need help.
By Smith, Scott
The top of the line is the M16 series of knives developed by Kit Carson, a well known member of the Knifemakers' Guild.
By Roland C. Eyears
If I knew I'd be in a gunfight within the next 20 minutes, I'd be laying my hands on a 12-gauge. But the best I can predict is that, as an officer of the law, I might be in a gunfight sometime in my career. So I carry a handgun.
By Scott Smith
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.
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."