There’s a chat-bot out there that knows what dialog to use to elicit the right information from the predator to get an identification and conviction. So maybe in the not too distant future, cyber detectives will not have to make their own undercover profiles and spend hours chatting with sexual predators.
December 30, 2013
Videos feature veteran officer Ron Dorfman and instructors John Crouch and Adam Gillespey demonstrating the techniques.
December 19, 2013
The chances of an in-custody death subsequent to police use of less-lethal weapons sparking a media firestorm in your city are ever growing. So it is imperative that your agency be prepared to respond to the public and media when an arrest-related death occurs.
September 17, 2013
The Attic-Clear iPhone/Smartphone Camera Pole is not a broomstick, but a well-made piece of tactical equipment that is well suited for the job at hand.
August 27, 2013
How do you know when your case is going to put you on the national stage? When it does, will you be prepared to defend what you did or didn't do in front of a national audience?
August 3, 2013
The rules of the game may be changing. Forward-looking agencies embrace new technology at about the same time as the rest of society. That seems to be the case with on-body video systems.
July 8, 2013
The following is a quick look at some of the leading models of on-officer video cameras.
July 8, 2013
The era of on-officer video has arrived. The technology is poised to help keep officers safer and more accountable on the job, while protecting law enforcement agencies from nuisance lawsuits.
July 8, 2013
With the help of strategic partnerships and programs aimed at treating addicted officers, treatment centers are opening their doors to first responders, helping them get better and return to work.
June 18, 2013
The Blade-Tech Reinforced Looper Series gun belt is clearly aimed at fitting the needs of the plainclothes police officer. Yes, it has the same Kydex used in holsters and it serves the same purpose; it makes the belt rigid.
May 28, 2013
Officers on the job before 1966 knew that the right to remain silent was guaranteed by the Constitution, but no officer from that era ever thought it was his job to remind offenders of their rights. That changed with the arrest of Ernesto Miranda in March 1963 and the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that followed.
May 21, 2013
This granddaddy of all police reality shows debuted on what was then a struggling Fox TV network back in 1989. Now in its 25th season "Cops" is one of the most popular law enforcement shows with both the public and with actual law enforcement officers.
April 25, 2013
In March of 1963, Phoenix Police Officer Carroll Cooley arrested Ernesto Miranda. Fifty years later, Miranda warnings are as much a part of policing today as a set of handcuffs.
March 13, 2013
If I were working a patrol shift, hands-free computing could be a lifesaver. I could be driving to a call for service with both hands on the wheel and retrieving (via voice command) critical dispatch information from my mobile computer.
February 5, 2013
In the aftermath of this tragedy, let's all take the opportunity to commit ourselves to being the best trained officers we can. We should train for these scenarios like they really could happen on our watch.
December 14, 2012