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Mark Rivera

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.

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If you're concerned about new federal gun laws, what firearm-related purchases are you making?

Upper AR receivers(4.4%)
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If you witnessed an armed robbery while off-duty would you confront the suspect(s)?

Only if I had my ballistic vest(7.4%)
No, I'd serve as a good witness(34.3%)

How often do you wear your seat belt?

Every time I get into the cruiser(71.8%)
Most of the time(14.6%)
Sporadically, if I remember(2.6%)
Not much, it gets in the way(7.4%)

Does your agency allow you to carry the Glock 21SF .45 ACP as your duty gun?


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Have you encountered the "bath salts" street drug?


Will agencies begin using ear prints during forensic evidence gathering?

Too early to tell(52.5%)

Can you arrest a subject for public intoxication?


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