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Homicide Unit…and its Commander

By Vernon Geberth

Experience coupled with knowledge and continuity assures successful investigations and solved crimes. Homicide squad commanders should take an interest in the investigation, intelligently direct activities, and utilize the investigative critiques to establish priorities properly. The professional homicide detective must work as a team player who sets an example with his conduct and behavior.

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

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)
 

Omaha Police advance investigations with video forensics grant

 

As the largest city in Nebraska, Omaha is also the 40th largest city in the United States, with a population approaching 500,000 residents across an area of about 120 square miles. One recent technology adoption by Omaha Police was the deployment of the VideoFOCUS Pro video forensics system from Salient Stills.

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

Bergen County, NJ and CODY Systems: partners for real-time information sharing

 

CODY Systems’ C.O.B.R.A. solution was purchased for the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office (BCPO). C.O.B.R.A. is a real-time, cross-jurisdiction data sharing and analysis system. The integrated solution is updated up-to-the-second, on people, places, vehicles, etc., as well as network-wide analysis to fusion centers. C.O.B.R.A. is designed specifically to work with disparate RMS vendor systems, which has been used to great effect in Bergen County to link municipal and county agencies together.

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

San Antonio Police Department deploys 3-D laser scanner to enhance Homeland Security and CSI capabilities

By PSIT Staff

Declaring that the department’s Leica 3-D laser scanning system “will revolutionize the way we conduct operations and investigations,” San Antonio Police Chief William McManus described it as “the future of information collection and preservation.”

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

Frequency of Body Posing in Homicides

By Vernon Geberth

Crime scene staging and sexual posing and/or positioning of a body in a crime scene are recognized dynamics in homicide investigation. A recent study shows what certain staging might tell you as an investigator.

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

NAUMD Memorandum

 

NAUMD released a statement regarding the Nov. 29 attack against the four Lakewood, WA, police officers and will be continuing efforts to bring awareness to this issue.

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

Officers Need Help; Donations Accepted Online

By Law and Order Staff

On Nov. 29, four Lakewood, WA, police officers were gunned down at a coffee shop in Parkland, WA. Donations for the officers' families are being accepted at www.lpig.us.

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

In Memory of Our Fallen Officers

 

In memory of the Lakewood, WA officers who were gunned down Nov. 29, 2009. Donations can be made at www.lpig.us.

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

Half full or half empty?

By Gary Cooper

Crime and, therefore, federal grant programs are not on the Top 10 list of most federal officials confronted by massive problems with the economy, the environment, energy availablility, and the war. Take a look at the funding outlook for FY 2009.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2008)
 
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