Dealer Spotlight: Mobile Command Center Installations

When you think of custodial interviews, you probably think of taken place in a fixed location. You bring your suspect or witness back to the station where you ask your questions and record their responses...

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6 Key Moments in the History of Criminal Profiling

When many people think of criminal profiling, they might think of the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit that’s since been more visible in movies and tv shows. But, did you know that it got its start much earlier—and outside of the U.S?

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Heart Disease is an Officer’s Biggest Threat—Here’s How to Prevent It 

Heart disease is not only the number one killer of Americans, but of law enforcement officers, too. In fact, it not only strikes officers more frequently, but at an earlier age. The statistics are sobering, with the average age of a first heart attac…

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From The Experts: The Truth About Lie Detection

Polygraph machines, or lie detectors, can be useful tools, but are notoriously unreliable. We humans might think we have a better shot than a machine at discerning a truth from a lie. But as it turns out, our lie detecting abilities are about the s…

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6 Strategies for Attracting A New Generation to Become Law Enforcement Officers

For years now, police agencies across the country have faced challenges in finding, recruiting, and retaining talent—a predicament only complicated further by the COVID-19 pandemic. With millennials and Gen Z candidates making up the largest demogr…

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A Recorded Confession Can Rival the Power of DNA Evidence

In the past decade, forensic DNA technology has made significant advances, including tools like the M-Vac® that extract evidence from previously inaccessible sources, and genetic genealogy, which helps identify killers by constructing family trees.…

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8 Excellent Podcasts for Child Advocates

Podcasts have become wildly popular within the last decade and today you can find one on nearly any topic. But with such variety on offer, it can be hard to find just what you’re looking for, which is why we’re back with another podcast roundup…

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Golden State Killer Case Solved with DNA Testing and Interview Recording System

How Genetic Genealogy Is Changing the World of Cold Cases When Joseph James DeAngelo, AKA the Golden State Killer, was finally named and apprehended thanks to a new technique known as forensic, or investigative, genealogy, both law enforcem…

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Why All First Responders Should Try Yoga

And How to Get Started Although yoga has become significantly more mainstream in the last decade, many first respondersdon’t realize how much of a positive impact the practice could have on both their professional andpersonal lives. Onc…

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Interview Recording Laws in the US

For members of law enforcement well-versed in the practice, it may come as a surprise to learn that, as of 2017, only 25 states (including Washington, D.C.) are legally required to record their custodial interviews, with two others having adopted s…

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