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.
Every year, prisoners escape custody. But using the proper restraints and techniques for each prisoner transfer situation will help ensure the safety of yourself and other law enforcement officers.
Today there are scores of new and innovative products aimed at keeping officers safe while handling and transporting prisoners.
If officer safety education is so prevalent and well-accepted today, how does one explain the bloody fact that between 50 and 75 officers still perish at the hands of criminals in any given year?
As you are interviewing the operator you notice a handgun on the floor of the passenger side of the car. Of course, any backup is light years away.
Responding to calls involving violent, incoherent or uncontrollable subjects is never easy. Unlike rational individuals who can be taken into custody with little more than a show of authority, irrational subjects are extremely unpredictable.