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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.

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Face Forensics Announces Tattoo Recognition System

January 5, 2016
Face Forensics has significantly extended its f2 advanced face recognition technology by adding the capability to match images of tattoos against databases containing them.

Police Robots on Land and Sea

December 28, 2015

Some of the top police and sheriff's departments in this country have fielded robots for a variety of tasks since the 1990s. But we are now seeing a broad expansion of the types of robot tools available to law enforcement and a reimagining of what they can do.

CLEAR

November 24, 2015
CLEAR is a powerful research tool designed to help law enforcement investigators close cases faster.

San Diego PD Solves Cases Using Carfax Investigative Tools

October 19, 2015
The San Diego Police Department (SDPD) has partnered with Carfax so that SDPD investigators get no-cost, dedicated access to vehicle information from Carfax at www.carfaxforpolice.com that helps them track vehicles of interest, solve crimes faster, and better protect their citizens.

Case Study: A Body in New Brunswick

October 16, 2015

It would take seven more years, two first-degree murder trials, two guilty verdicts, and a multitude of appeals before David Tanasichuk was finally convicted of killing his wife. But the tireless efforts of all involved in the investigation eventually led to justice for the victim.

Carfax: Auto Detailing for Investigators

September 30, 2015

Carfax for Police is a password-protected Website dedicated to law enforcement that provides enhanced investigative tools.

Video: More Than 40 Police Agencies to Get $79M to Test Rape Kits

September 11, 2015
The combined grants from the Manhattan DA and the U.S. Justice Department will provide funds to more than 40 law enforcement jurisdictions to pay for crime-lab processing of 70,000 untested sexual assault evidence kits, expediting a process that could help identify perpetrators of sex crimes.

More Than 40 Police Agencies to Get $79M to Test Rape Kits

September 11, 2015
Vice President Joe Biden and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. on Thursday announced they will devote a combined $79 million to combat the accumulation of untested sexual assault kits held by police agencies across the country. More Here.

Ohio Triple Homicide Suspect Located in New York Using Vigilant Solutions

September 3, 2015
Vigilant Solutions announced today that the Whitehall (Ohio) Police Department used its LEARN investigative software and commercial license plate reader (LPR) data to locate a vehicle associated with a triple homicide on August 19th, resulting in the arrest of a suspect on August 25th by the NYPD.

RapidHit DNA Profile Identifies Dangerous UK Sex Offender While Suspect in Custody

August 24, 2015
The RapidHit System from Integenx delivered a stunning arrest in the United Kingdom last week. A suspect was arrested for a minor crime and swabbed for a DNA reference sample while in custody. His DNA profile was generated in less than two hours using the RapidHit System and the suspect's profile immediately matched with a DNA profile recovered from a serious sexual assault case. The suspect pleaded guilty while still in custody.

Parabon Announces New Snapshot Forensic Art Service

August 19, 2015
Parabon NanoLabs Inc. (Parabon) announced a new suite of forensic art capabilities to complement the company's Snapshot DNA Phenotyping Service, a forensics offering that can interrogate an evidentiary DNA sample and produce an accurate composite image of the source.

Vigilant Solutions and Watch Systems Team to Improve Registered Sex Offender Compliance

August 19, 2015
Vigilant Solutions and Watch Systems announced today that they have worked together, and in close collaboration with mutual customers, to provide improved abilities to manage registered sex offender compliance efforts throughout the country.

TruPulse 200X + TruAngle + QuickMap 3D

July 24, 2015
Who needs a million points and the high expense of scanners? Collect only the points you need and use the computer you already have at a fraction of the cost.

CLEAR: The Complete Solution for Law Enforcement Investigations

July 24, 2015
CLEAR is a powerful research tool that helps law enforcement investigators close cases faster.

Parabon's Snapshot DNA Phenotyping Service Reveals New Clues in 27-Year-Old Cold Case

July 22, 2015
Working with the Fort Wayne (Ind.) Police Department, Parabon generated a composite image from DNA linked to the unsolved murder of April Tinsley.

Facebook Loses Appeal on New York Search Warrants

July 22, 2015
A New York state appeals court ruled on Tuesday that Facebook had no legal standing to challenge search warrants on behalf of its customers.

Video: Footage, Timeline Released in Texas Jail Death Investigation

July 21, 2015
Texas authorities have revealed what they say is the specific chain of events on the morning of Sandra Bland's death, as shown in recently released surveillance footage from inside the jail during the hours last week leading up to the discovery of her body in her cell.

Video, Timeline Released in Texas Jail Death Investigation

July 21, 2015
Texas authorities have revealed what they say is the specific chain of events on the morning of Sandra Bland's death, as shown in recently released surveillance footage from inside the jail during the hours last week leading up to the discovery of her body in her cell. More Here.

Streamlining the Chain of Evidence

July 14, 2015

CMPD crime scene techs say their work can be very physically demanding and officers often don't realize what is involved. "I don't know how many times I have shown up on a scene and the officers have said to me, 'It's just going to be pictures,'" says Crime Scene Supervisor Roy Patterson. "But it doesn't work like that."

Haystax Releases Mobile Field Interview Application for Law Enforcement

July 14, 2015
The Haystax Mobile Field Interview Application is designed to streamline data entry for law enforcement agencies by providing an end-to-end digital data management system. The new app auto-populates data and finds related cases, providing an enormous time savings.
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