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Costs to Convince the Chief

By Scott Coy

Approach the purchase of vehicles in the same manner as a crime scene investigation; information gathering and methodology will help you through the process. This article offers the tools to help you make your decision as well as sell it to the chief.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2011)
 

Crash scene investigations streamlined with new mapping methods

By Bob Galvin

www.sokkia.com www.topconpositioning.com www.minotnd.org www.publicsafety.utah.gov

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2010)
 

University of Central Oklahoma unveils forensic science building

By Neal Lorenzi

The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO), in Edmond, Okla., recently opened a Forensic Science Institute (FSI) building directly across the street from an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) Forensic Science Center that opened in 2008—creating a crime fighting, CSI-like complex for state law enforcement investigators and students. The new $12 million building features a 165-seat auditorium, four classrooms, a conference room and an evidence processing and collection training facility.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2010)
 

Alcatel-Lucent and Cassidian demonstrate interoperable 4G broadband wireless communications

 

Alcatel-Lucent together with Cassidian (formerly EADS Defence & Security) and PlantCML®, the North American subsidiary of Cassidian, for the first time demonstrated interoperability between a live broadband LTE wireless network and digital land mobile radio (LMR) commonly used by local police, fire departments and other emergency responders.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Sep/Oct 2010)
 

Fighting crime with intelligence

By Kevin Mergruen

In Richmond, Va., police deployed officers in areas with high past New Year’s Eve crime rates, cutting gunfire incidents by 49 percent and increasing weapons seized by 246 percent.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jul/Aug 2010)
 

Crime Scene Procedures Protect Response Force, Preserve Evidence

 

Crime scenes of today are making evidence collection more difficult with the potential recovery of chemicals, explosives, biological or radiological materials. These aspects make it even more paramount to follow procedures to ensure safety of on-scene personnel and successful prosecution of criminals.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2009)
 

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)
 
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