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.
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.
What I would consider a medium-weight jacket, Dickies' Tactical Softshell is the perfect weight for a range of winter weather conditions.
On the outside, the Brad Thor Alpha is a very sleek and stylish medium-weight jacket. Now for the fun part. The Alpha features 35 different pockets. That isn't including the zippered sleeves and side panels for access to belt-mounted gear.
Jackets that comfortably protect you from the elements can mean the difference between a good shift and a bad shift.
View our gallery of Tru-Spec apparel now in use by law enforcement officers. Editor's note: This gallery is sponsored by Tru-Spec.
The availability of different jacket styles for various functions and types of weather makes getting through a shift in any situation much more bearable. Photos courtesy of vendors.
At times you need more than just a weather-proof parka; you need one that will hold up to contact with trees and rocks as well as walls and vehicles. Special Operations Research and Development (SORD) offers just such a jacket.