CEO and Founder of Envisage Technologies
Ari is involved in building next-generation training systems, cloud-based learning, records management, automation of high-liability training operations, and pervasive readiness technologies. He is a committee member of the National Congress for Secure Communities and an advisory board member of IADLEST. He has consulted for Federal Agencies, Homeland Security, Public Safety, Military, and Law Enforcement on technology, security, legally defensible records, compliance, and training.
In one afternoon a few cops helped 200 children see that the police aren’t the bad guys after all. They hoped the kids learned that there are kind and generous people in their world, and some of them are in blue uniforms.
Almost every chief at the show was looking for ways to stretch budgets without compromising public or officer safety and maintaining officer morale and pride.
The number of reserve officers is increasing throughout the country as more law enforcement organizations utilize this cost-effective means to add manpower. As with any organization, a reserve unit is only as good as the people on its roster, and this all begins with recruitment.
I would urge all officers to take a closer look at their holsters and what they need from their holsters.
Almost every veteran cop has either experienced an accidental discharge or been around when one happened to a fellow officer. Accidental discharges happen. But any time a firearm goes off accidentally it can lead to tragedy.
When you survive an armed threat, you're certain not to remember much of what happened because of the intense stress and trauma of having your life on the line. And what you do remember may be distressingly puzzling.
Known for its innovations in tactical, weapons-mounted, and personal light technology, SureFire is now producing a line of high-quality, heavy-duty knives.
If you are shooting crime and accident scenes with digital cameras and haven't run into a legal challenge yet, it's probably only a matter of time until your local defense attorneys get more aggressive about questioning your evidentiary images.
The court has now ruled that the timing and other circumstances of an interrogation may undermine the effectiveness of the warning; if the warning is not "effective," the statement is still not admissible, even if the suspect waived and confessed.
Not-so-bulletproof potions, illiterate crooks, and family drug squabbles.