FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Security Policy and the Cloud

Ask The Expert

Mark Rivera

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.

Also by A.J. George

Displaying 21  -  40  of  112

Police Product Test: Pryme NEP-BH Bone Mic/Headset

September 30, 2015

This could easily be mistaken for a music earbud and makes this a great system for undercover work. The microphone can be activated by either the remote push-to-talk switch or the main button on the radio itself.

Police Product Test: Streamlight TLR-6 Weapon Light

September 30, 2015

Made exclusively for Glock model 42 and 43 pistols and weighing in at a mere 36 grams, the TLR-6 packs a lot of bang in a small package.

Police Product Test: Tru-Spec Tactical Backpacks

August 31, 2015

Tru-Spec has added a few new packs for the everyday carry (EDC) market to its 2015 product lineup. The new additions, dubbed the Stealth and Trek Sling packs, are capable of managing a lot of gear in an optimally sized package.

Police Product Test: Blauer ArmorSkin TacVest

August 31, 2015

Blauer's popular ArmorSkin outer vest recently got a tactical makeover. The new ArmorSkin TacVest takes the affordability and comfort of the original uniform-styled ArmorSkin and adds the tactical versatility of MOLLE webbing and reinforced shoulder pads.

Common Sense Concealed Carry

July 21, 2015

Before you stuff a pistol in your waistband and head out the door there are a ton of things you first need to square away in your mind.

Glock G43 Subcompact Pistol

June 30, 2015

I must not have been the only one wishing for a 9mm single-stack Glock because the G43 was unveiled just a few short months ago and it has been an instant hit.

Product Test: Tactical Command Industries Two-Wire Patrol Kit

June 30, 2015

The Two-Wire Patrol Kit's sound quality is good, the earpiece is comfortable, and I'd recommend this to anyone looking for light, high-quality comms at a great price.

Police Product Test: Vertx EDC Courier Bag

June 30, 2015

EDC stands for Every Day Carry and, just like the name implies, this Vertx bag is meant to follow you everywhere.

What's New on the 2015 Tahoe PPV

June 30, 2015

The 2015 Tahoe PPV is Chevy's first pursuit-rated SUV to come with four-wheel drive. In addition, the exterior and interior have been redesigned, and the engine is now a 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 with standard direct injection, Active Fuel Management, and continuously variable valve timing.

Chevy Tahoe PPV: Redesigned and Ready for Duty

June 30, 2015

Chevy's Tahoe patrol vehicle is fast and nimble, it corners well, and it has a good turning radius. It's also comfortable, offers a higher vantage point than a patrol sedan, and can carry a lot more gear than a car. So I couldn't wait to test and evalulate the new 2015 Tahoe PPV with four-wheel-drive.

Police Product Test: Team Wendy Exfil SAR Tactical Helmet

May 31, 2015

Team Wendy's new Exfil Search and Rescue, or "SAR," tactical helmet is designed specifically for those in the technical rescue field; firefighters, medics, mountaineers, and other lifesavers who answer the call when man and nature collide.

Police Product Test: Nightstick NSR-9744XL and TAC-560XL Flashlights

May 31, 2015

Nightstick's NSR-9744XL wasn't as hefty as other full-size flashlights but it was just as handy and every bit as bright. On its highest setting the TAC-560XL blasts 800 lumens over 205 meters. That kind of power out of a light this small is rare.

Police Product Test: Oakley SI Light Assault Boots

April 28, 2015

Available in black, desert tan, and coyote, Oakley's new Light Assault Boots are a great option for anyone looking for an incredibly light and comfortable tactical duty boot.

Police Product Test: Casio G-Shock Military Black Watches

April 28, 2015

As with any G-Shock, durability is the name of the game. The Military Black line features excellent shock- and magnetic resistance, as well as being water tight up to 200 meters. Additionally, you get a chronograph, countdown timer, calendar, world time, and alarm; all nicely lit by a red LED. Basically everything you need and nothing you don't.

Daniel Defense MK12 Rifle

April 17, 2015

The Daniel Defense MK12 Rifle ran like a champ, the trigger was simply amazing, and the optic was, in my opinion, perfectly paired for the MK12's intended purpose.

Police Product Test: Chinook Medical Gear Life Kit

March 31, 2015

The Life Kit contains the bare essentials for quick treatment of major bleeding or penetrating wounds, all in a super-compact package that can be carried in any cargo pocket.

Police Product Test: Tru-Spec 24-7 Hoodie and Ascent Pants

March 31, 2015

Sometimes we have the need to carry a few essential pieces of gear without advertising our mission to the world. Tru-Spec's 24-7 line of apparel is aimed squarely at this need and offers ultimate comfort with excellent utility.

Police Product Test: Oakley Det Cord and Tombstone Eyewear

February 26, 2015

Oakley recently took a giant leap into the future with the debut of its Prizm lens technology. These lenses, made from a patented formula of lens tints, are designed from the ground up to make the absolute best shooting and tactical glasses to date.

Police Product Test: 221B Tactical Maxx-Dri Vest

February 26, 2015

221B Tactical was founded by a cop and everything they make is designed to make cops more functional and comfortable on duty. The company's flagship product, the Maxx-Dri vest, addresses many of the problems common with body armor.

Winning a Knife Fight

February 11, 2015

How many times do we consider what we would do if someone introduced a knife into a fight in which we were already engaged? Do we have the ability to draw and fire? Can we create distance or even defend ourselves properly in order to survive the attack? These are questions rarely addressed.

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine