Predictive Policing Software

Predictive Policing Software

Fighting and reducing crime is tougher than ever before for law enforcement due to drastically slimmed down budgets, fewer officers to handle incidents and a tsunami of crime information from a sprawling range of sources. It is a challenge that translates to less time...
Police Divers & Underwater Investigations

Police Divers & Underwater Investigations

Whether an investigation is conducted on land or under water, the basic principles of investigations are the same. Unfortunately, when it comes to underwater investigations, there is no widely accepted set of standards. Training is critical, as each agency establishes...
A Special Breed

A Special Breed

Most Law Officer readers know that I spent a good deal of my time as a detective assigned to narcotics unit duties, most of it in an undercover capacity. My wife and I recently had the occasion to spend some quality time with my old narc unit boss, retired Deputy...
Investigations: 10 Things Not to Do

Investigations: 10 Things Not to Do

I spent almost half of my career in investigations. I was even commander of the investigations division of our county’s homicide task force for six years.  I studied the craft, and trained, read and worked hard. Still, what I don’t know about investigations could fill...
The Right to Remain Silent

The Right to Remain Silent

I’d like to switch gears and focus this issue’s Tactics column on an area outside the street survival issues I usually write about. After my retirement from both operational law enforcement and Calibre Press, I taught college CJ for a few years. One of the courses I...

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