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 Byron Lee
Detective gave his professional assessment. "We're gonna have to shoot it. It'll take at least 31 rounds of 9mm, and 22 rounds of .45 auto."
By Larkin Fourkiller
Whether it's special operations, riot control, or a first-responder mission, less-lethal force options have played a vital role in securing a safer environment for conducting high-risk police operations.
By Dave Spaulding
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The Chief's Special family carries on its legacy of concealability, reliability and comfort.
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By Gary Paul Johnston
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By Steve Ijames
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By Clint Smith
These three skills can offer simple solutions to often complicated problems in the field.
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