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 Paul Scarlata
The Chief's Special family carries on its legacy of concealability, reliability and comfort.
By Mark Hanten
The decision of whether or not to carry a backup gun, while a personal one in most cases, is just as obviously important in this and many other situations.
By Gila Hayes
The NAA Guardian is a double-action-only semi-automatic with a fixed barrel fitted inside an open-topped slide. The gun resembles the Seecamp design that single-handedly popularized the pocket pistol so many years ago.
By Gary Paul Johnston
There is something almost mystical about a lawman's guns. Distinctly personal, unlike pens or uniform shoes, a lawman's guns are often as much a partner to them as their flesh-and-blood buddy in the saddle next to them.
By Steve Ijames
TASER is once again a "hot topic" in resistance control circles. The newest version of this 35-year-old technology is the M26 Advanced TASER and it offers a number of improvements over earlier devices.
By Clint Smith
These three skills can offer simple solutions to often complicated problems in the field.
For many investigators their handgun is their primary weapon. Consequently, it must be the most effective tool they can have. Here are some thoughts on the selection process of both the handgun and the ever-important holster it's carried in.
By Peter G. Kokalis
The lust forautomatic weapons is now almost universal within police departments throughout the country.
By Mark Watford, AIA
Increased urbanization has created new conflicts with shooting ranges used by law enforcement agencies, defense installations, as well as civilian gun clubs across the United States and Canada.
By Officer Michael T. Rayburn
The point shooting vs. aimed shooting controversy will probably go on forever. Wait a minute-are you kidding? There should be absolutely no controversy surrounding whether or not point shooting is more effective than aimed shooting.