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How To Investigate Cybercrime

November 1, 2003

Today and every day, thousands of people worldwide are being victimized by computer crime. That’s why just about every major municipal or county law enforcement agency in the United States now has a new breed of detective: the computer crime or “cybercrime” investigator.

Corruption: Breaking the Code of Silence

October 1, 2003

Not one of the officers contacted for "Cracking Down on Bad Cops" would admit that they or their colleagues had ever been affected by the code of silence. Their comments went something like this: "The code of silence is not part of the culture of this agency."

Corruption: Policing the Police

October 1, 2003

Among more polite officers, internal affairs is thought of as a necessary evil. In less polite, more candid circles it's thought of in less savory terms like "the secret police" and "the rat squad."

TREXPO East: Homecoming

October 1, 2003

Among the attractions at this year's TREXPO East were a wide variety of new tactical equipment, gear, and accessories on display in the Expo Center.

TREXPO East: SWAT School

October 1, 2003

Officers from throughout Northern Virginia and the D.C. Metro area were drawn to the Dulles Expo Center to learn the latest information about SWAT policies and procedures, anti-terror intelligence, and defensive tactics.

Corruption: Cracking Down on Bad Cops

October 1, 2003

Not all police misconduct is plastered across national newspapers, but it all has the same results. It erodes the public’s trust in law enforcement and it damages good cops, sometimes destroying their careers.

War on Wise Street: Never Give Up

September 1, 2003

It seems unlikely, but it’s true. Not one of the surviving members of the Alexandria PD’s Special Response Team (SRT) has quit the force or even the team in the wake of the devastating gun battle that killed two officers and wounded three others.

War on Wise Street

September 1, 2003

Alexandria (La.) PD’s Special Response Team was executing a detailed plan to serve warrants and search for evidence to connect Anthony Molette, 25, to recent ambush attack. Intelligence gathered before the assault told them that Molette would not be home. It was wrong.

Another Great Police Resource

September 1, 2003

If you need information on law enforcement vendors and their products, you’ll find it on our Website.

Policing Dissent

August 1, 2003

For more than a week, thousands of protesters waged a campaign of civil disobedience in the city's downtown area, blocking intersections, the entrances to government contractor companies like Bechtel, and generally causing confusion and consternation for anyone trying to get to work.

Professionalism

August 1, 2003

Watching that arrest, I was reminded of some interviews I had just completed with commanders of special units that policed the recent anti-war marches.

Getting Away With Murder

July 1, 2003

On the morning of April 29, 2002, Dep. David March of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department pulled over a driver for a minor traffic violation on the streets of Irwindale, Calif. Minutes later, he was dead.

The Afterlife

July 1, 2003

There are many benefits to pursuing a career in law enforcement, one of them being you can retire at a relatively young age with a pension. But to continue paying the bills, there are retired law enforcement officers working in just about every field of human enterprise.

Priceless

June 1, 2003

If your department lets you carry a backup gun, and you don't have one, get one. If you have one and don't carry it because its uncomfortable or you just don't think you need it, then ask yourself, what will you do if some recently paroled pumped-up gorilla takes your sidearm away and tries to turn it on you?

Re-Charged: Taser's X26

June 1, 2003

Taser International's new X26 is a much smaller Taser that’s even more effective than its larger predecessor, the M26.

TREXPO West: Getting Physical

May 1, 2003

Unlike many police trade shows, the Law Enforcement Tactical Response Show & Conference (TREXPO) gives officers an opportunity to go hands on with weapons at the range day and with defensive tactics in the seminar program.

Suicide is Not Painless

May 1, 2003

Killing yourself is an act of emotional violence against your friends and family.

Of Authorized Pattern

May 1, 2003

Like many other aspects of American society, much of police uniform tradition in the United States comes from across the pond.

TREXPO West: Tactical Tools

May 1, 2003

The motto of the Law Enforcement Tactical Response Show & Conference (TREXPO) is, "Well armed, well prepared, and well informed."

Time for Sacrifice

April 1, 2003

If you really want a safer, more secure America, then stop the tax cuts.

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