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The Latest in Bomb Trucks

By Kathy Marks

Bomb trucks are a whole category to themselves. Everything about them is special to survive the intended environment.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2016)

Mobile Crime Scene Units

By Kathy Marks

Crime scene investigation has made great leaps in the technology used in past years, but along with that technology comes a need to be able to take more of the lab to the scene.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Sep/Oct 2015)

SWAT Team Vehicles

By Kathy Marks

SWAT team vehicles, just as other specialty vehicles, have their own set of requirements that differ from other specialty vehicles.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2015)

Sirchie Crime Scene Products & Equipment

By Kathy Marks

Sirchie has set the standard for high-quality crime scene equipment and products for nearly a century. Sirchie’s total solution extends into every area of crime scene processing.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2015)

Trends in Command Vehicles

By Kathy Marks

Mobile command centers are used for a wide variety of police tasks. Mobile command vehicles are being used extensively, in both major urban centers, and in rural areas with poor communications without the available satellite communication.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2014)

Lessons Learned in Evidence Management

By Susan Geoghegan

Effective management of evidence is an integral part of any criminal investigation. Failure to properly collect, handle, and store evidence can lead to inadmissibility once a case is prosecuted. To ensure an unaltered chain of custody, agencies must establish policies and procedures and follow best practices.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2014)

The Modern Police Evidence Room

By Kathy Marks

Important criminal cases and careers have been won and lost based on the protocols used in the evidence. Well maintained, well documented and orderly evidence rooms have helped put and keep dangerous criminals in prison. Missing evidence also prevents those wrongly convicted of crimes and serving prison time from being able to have evidence retested with new technology.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Feb 2013)

Sirchie Tactical Upfits

By Susan Geoghegan

Founded in 1927, Sirchie® is a comprehensive manufacturer and distributor of crime-scene investigation and forensic-evidence collection supplies that are used by law enforcement agencies around the world. The company’s expansive product line includes fingerprint gathering and recording materials, forensic analysis equipment, DNA evidence collection kits, narcotic and blood-alcohol test kits, gunshot residue collection, personal protection equipment, and proprietary law enforcement software.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Nov/Dec 2012)

Tips for Mobile Command Centers

By Jim Weiss

In addition to cost considerations for your mobile command vehicle, you must also plan ahead for advances in technology. Be sure you will be able to update your vehicle as changes are required.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2010)

Trends in Mobile Command Centers

By Jim Weiss

We look at current trends for mobile command centers from vehicle sizes and equipment to features and funding. We also offer some tips for chiefs from MCC company heads.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2011)
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