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Grafton County Sheriff’s Office Chooses GLOCK

Law Enforcement Agencies Continue to Switch to GLOCK Grafton County Sheriff’s Office Transitions to New Duty Pistols SMYRNA, Ga. –-(Ammoland.com)- GLOCK, Inc. is proud to announce that the Grafton County Sheriff’s Office in New Hampshire has selected GLOCK as their new duty pistol. Known as the “Gateway to the White Mountains”, Grafton County is also the home of Dartmouth College and has a population of nearly 90,000. Sheriff Jeff Stiegler came to the department with over 25 years of law enfo...
Tags: Guns, Law Enforcement, United States, New Hampshire, Vermont, GMB, Dartmouth College, Glock, White Mountains, Smith and Wesson, Grafton County, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, GLOCK Inc, Smyrna Georgia, Glock 17


Kiefer Police Department Selects RISE Armament Watchman SBR

Kiefer Police Department Selects RISE Armament Watchman SBR Broken Arrow, Oklahoma –-(Ammoland.com)- RISE Armament, a premier manufacturer and supplier of AR components and firearms, was recently the rifle manufacturer of choice for Kiefer Police Department in northeastern Oklahoma. Kiefer Police Department placed an order for the Watchman in its short-barrel rifle (SBR) configuration. The Kiefer department contacted RISE Armament after hearing positive feedback from local gun dealers who had...
Tags: Guns, Law Enforcement, Wylde, Broken Arrow Oklahoma, Kiefer, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, RISE Armament, Kiefer Police Department, SBR Broken Arrow Oklahoma, Oklahoma Kiefer Police Department


Law enforcement needs to protect citizens and their data

Robert Anderson Contributor Robert Anderson served for 21 years in the FBI, retiring as executive assistant director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services Branch. He is currently an advisor at The Chertoff Group and the chief executive of Cyber Defense Labs. Over the past several years, the law enforcement community has grown increasingly concerned about the conduct of digital investigations as technology providers enhance the security protections of thei...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Security, Facebook, Column, Human Rights, Privacy, Law, Australia, Tech, Eu, European Union, Encryption, Cryptography, Fbi


Man Charged With Setting Up Bogus Websites to Scam Bernie Sanders, Beto O'Rourke Donors

Federal prosecutors have charged an 80-year-old California man named John Pierre Dupont with bilking donors out of more than $250,000 by setting up fake websites and political action committees (PACs) falsely purporting to raise money for Texas politician Beto O’Rourke, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, former…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, Crime, California, Scams, Law Enforcement, Courts, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Beto O'Rourke, John Pierre Dupont, Beto Orourke, Scam Bernie Sanders Beto O Rourke Donors


Multiple agencies stage active-shooter drill at Los Angeles Civic Center

LAPD Chief Michel Moore talks to the media regarding the Los Angeles Police Security Services Division, SECSD event Saturday March 16,2019. A multi-agency MACTAC/Active Shooter Response Training Day at the Civic Center of Los Angeles. The training will focus on Active Shooter response with an emphasis on command and control of an evolving incident. Participating agencies will include the US Drug Enforcement Agency, US Marshals Service, Federal Protective Police, Los Angeles County Sheriff?s,...
Tags: News, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Local News, Lapd, Eric Garcetti, San Bernardino, Civic Center, Top Stories LADN, Gene Blevins, Michel Moore, Law-enforcement


Belgian Police Adopt FN SCAR-SC in .300BLK

Belgian Police are to acquire 1500 new FN SCAR SC carbines chambered in .300BLK. The Belgian interior minister has described the move as equipping the police with weapons equal to those used by criminals. Currently, Belgian police are armed with a mixture of 9x19mm submachine guns including the UZI, the Heckler & Koch MP5 and […] Read More … The post Belgian Police Adopt FN SCAR-SC in .300BLK appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Law Enforcement, Belgium, Daily News, FN, Rifles, 300blk, FN SCAR SC, MIL/LE


POTD: British Nuclear Police – Now & Then

The Civil Nuclear Constabulary at one of the UK’s nuclear powerplants in Sellafield, Cumbria recently shared a cool ‘then and now’ photo on Twitter. The CNC are a special police force responsible for protecting Britain’s civil nuclear power infrastructure. As such most CNC officers are authorised firearms officer. The UK’s CNC is based at 10 sites around the UK […] Read More … The post POTD: British Nuclear Police – Now & Then appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: UK, Guns, Law Enforcement, Britain, CNC, Sellafield Cumbria, Photo of the Day, UK police, MIL/LE, Civil Nuclear Constabulary


Minnesota State Highway Patrol Adopts SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMEO4H Optic

SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMEO4H Optic NEWINGTON, N.H. –-(Ammoland.com)- SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the Minnesota State Highway Patrol has adopted the ROMEO4H red dot sight for the official duty rifle systems of the Minnesota State Troopers. The Minnesota Highway Patrol is comprised of over 550 troopers that concentrate primarily on traffic enforcement, highway safety, and statewide law enforcement. “As technology advances we are seeing more and more law enforcement agencies acqui...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, Minneapolis, Germany, Law Enforcement, Gear, Sig Sauer, Newington, Streicher, Shooting Industry News, Sauer, SIG SAUER Inc, SIG SAUER Inc SIG SAUER Inc, Red Dot Sight, Andy York, Newington New Hampshire


A NEW Form of Stun Gun: Wattozz Wireless Electroshock Weapon

When it comes to stun guns and similar less-lethal products, they all are very similar in their design that direct contact has to be made. Whether that is through wired projectiles that need to hit their mark or you openly walk up to an individual and touch them with two probes. In either scenario, there […] Read More … The post A NEW Form of Stun Gun: Wattozz Wireless Electroshock Weapon appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Law Enforcement, Less Lethal, Product Announcement, Stun Gun, Electroshock Weapon, MIL/LE, Wattozz


Report: Man Arrested for Threatening Google Didn't Know His Wife Deleted His YouTube Account

A YouTuber arrested on Sunday by Mountain View, California police for suspicion of threatening Google drove all the way from Waterville, Maine to confront staff for allegedly terminating his account on Google subsidiary YouTube—unaware that it was actually his spouse who deleted it, BuzzFeed News reported on Tuesday.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Technology, Crime, Youtube, Police, Social Media, Law Enforcement, BuzzFeed News, Mountain View California, WATERVILLE Maine


The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service Selects RISE Armament Rifles in .223 Wylde

The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service have selected RISE Armament to provide new patrol carbines. The new carbines will be chambered in .223 Wylde. The Marshal Service selected the RISE Watchman, which was specially developed for Law Enforcement officers. The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service has more than 32 Deputy Marshals and has jurisdiction throughout the Cherokee Nation. […] Read More … The post The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service Selects RISE Armament Rifles in .223 Wylde appeared first on T...
Tags: Guns, Law Enforcement, Press Releases, Wylde, Ar-15, Rifles, RISE Armament, Marshal Service, MIL/LE, Rise Watchman, Cherokee Nation Marshal Service


The NYPD Now Has an Automated Tool to Help Them Recognize Patterns in Crimes

The New York City Police Department has developed a pattern-recognition tool called Patternizr to sort through mountains of files related to “hundreds of thousands of crimes logged in the NYPD’s database,” the Associated Press reported on Sunday.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Crime, Privacy, Police, Law Enforcement, Associated Press, Algorithms, Nypd, New York City Police Department, Civil Liberties, Algorithmic Policing, Patternizr


Cherokee Nation Marshal Service Selects RISE Armament

The RISE Watchman is the rifle of choice for the Cherokee Nation Marshal Service in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Broken Arrow, Oklahoma –-(Ammoland.com)- RISE Armament, a premier manufacturer and supplier of AR firearms and components, is pleased to announce that the Cherokee Nation Marshal Service in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, selected RISE’s Watchman in patrol rifle and pistol configurations chambered in .223 Wylde. The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service requested a demonstration of the Watchman rifle, a fi...
Tags: Guns, Law Enforcement, Ar-15, Broken Arrow Oklahoma, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, RISE Armament, Matt Torres, Tahlequah Oklahoma, Cherokee Nation Marshal Service, Tahlequah Oklahoma Broken Arrow Oklahoma Ammoland


Cybersecurity for the Public Interest

The Crypto Wars have been waging off-and-on for a quarter-century. On one side is law enforcement, which wants to be able to break encryption, to access devices and communications of terrorists and criminals. On the other are almost every cryptographer and computer security expert, repeatedly explaining that there's no way to provide this capability without also weakening the security of every user of those devices and communications systems. It's an impassioned debate, acrimonious at times, bu...
Tags: Obama, America, Cybersecurity, Law Enforcement, Ford, Aclu, Silicon Valley, Essays, Rsa, Naacp, Crypto Wars, Ford Foundation, Harvard Law School, East, Tim Berners Lee, Public Interest


New York City Cop Charged with Illegally Making and Selling Guns

New York City Cop Charged with Illegally Making and Selling Guns, photo from Hudson Valley One New York –-(Ammoland.com)- On Thursday, a police officer for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection was arrested and charged for manufacturing guns and selling them to prohibited people. Sergeant Gregg Marinelli, 38, was also charged with criminal conspiracy and hindering prosecution after warning a suspect in an investigation into cocaine and fentanyl-trafficking drug rings that m...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, New York City, Law Enforcement, Gun Control, John, Orange County, New York State, Nra, Northern Virginia, State Police, Orange County Jail, John Crump, Gun Rights News, Shooting Industry News, Federal Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms


Vernon PD first in Texas to Deploy FACT Duty Weapon Mounted Camera

Vernon PD first in Texas to Deploy FACT Duty Weapon Mounted Camera MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. –-(Ammoland.com)- The Vernon Police Department has implemented the FACT Duty Weapon-Mounted Camera (WMC) from Viridian Weapon Technologies. Viridian and the City of Vernon will hold a joint press conference as Vernon becomes the first agency in the state of Texas to formally adopt this technology. Chief Randall Agan and Viridian officials will speak on Tuesday, February 19 at 10:00 am at police headquarters:...
Tags: Usa, Texas, Guns, Law Enforcement, United States, Vernon, Minneapolis Minnesota, WMC, Minneapolis Minn, Shooting Industry News, Viridian, Viridian Weapon Technologies, Brian Hedeen, Weapon Mounted Camera, Vernon Police Department, Viridian Weapon Technologies Viridian


"Insider Threat" Detection Software

Notice this bit from an article on the arrest of Christopher Hasson: It was only after Hasson's arrest last Friday at his workplace that the chilling plans prosecutors assert he was crafting became apparent, detected by an internal Coast Guard program that watches for any "insider threat." The program identified suspicious computer activity tied to Hasson, prompting the agency's investigative service to launch an investigation last fall, said Lt. Cmdr. Scott McBride, a service spokesman. Any ...
Tags: Law Enforcement, Terrorism, Coast Guard, Bruce Schneier, Insiders, Hasson, False Positives, False Negatives, Christopher Hasson, Lt Cmdr Scott McBride


Cloudflare expands its government warrant canaries

When the government comes for your data, tech companies can’t always tell you. But thanks to a legal loophole, companies can say if they haven’t had a visit yet That’s opened up an interesting clause that allows companies to silently warn customers when the government turns up to secretly raid its stash of customer data without violating a gag order it. Under U.S. freedom of speech laws, companies can publicly say that “the government has not been here” when there has been no demand for data, bu...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Security, Privacy, Government, Tech, Encryption, Cryptography, Law Enforcement, United States, Telecommunications, Internet Security, Edward Snowden, Computing, Reddit, Cloudflare


Ex-Pasadena police officer who illegally sold more than 100 guns gets 1 year in prison

Former Pasadena police Lt. Vasken Gourdikian was sentenced to a year in federal prison Monday for illegally selling 108 guns over a three-year period. Federal prosecutors had asked for a 30-month sentence for Gourdikian, but Judge Stephen Wilson imposed a term of 12 months and one day, making the disgraced former officer eligible for a 15 percent reduction in his sentence. Gourdikian’s attorney, Mark Werksman, anticipates his client will serve less than seven months behind bars. The judge ordere...
Tags: News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Wilson, U S District Court, Fernandez, ATF, Stephen Wilson, Pasadena Police Department, Assistant United States, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories WDN


San Bernardino police arrest ‘California’s cannabis landlord’ during raid at her home

A real estate developer who touts herself as “California’s cannabis landlord” was arrested during a raid by San Bernardino police at her Pacific Palisades home, authorities confirmed Thursday. Stephanie Smith, 44, was taken into custody at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and booked into the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood, where she was being held on $30,000 bail. She was booked on suspicion of possession for sales of a controlled substance, San Bernardino Police Department spokeswoman Sadie ...
Tags: News, California, Marijuana, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Smith, San Bernardino, Colton, Los Angeles Superior Court, San Bernardino Police Department, Albers, Norco, Valdivia, Stephanie Smith, Pacific Palisades


The Tactical Industry and the Erosion of Constitutional Rights

by Eric Dorenbush – Green Eye Tactical Benchmade assists Oregon City Police in the destruction of firearms U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Earlier this week, a Facebook post by the Oregon City Police went viral and resulted in severe backlash to the knife company Benchmade. Right up front, I want to restate, as I have in the past, that Green Eye Tactical trains RESPONSIBLE citizens. That is how I look at it. I don’t care if you are civilian, LE, Fed, Military, or whatever we will offer the same hig...
Tags: Facebook, Texas, Guns, Oregon, Iraq, Conservative, Law Enforcement, Afghanistan, Hillary Clinton, Connecticut, New Mexico, Nra, Benchmade, Oregon City, OCP, Albuquerque Journal


Orlando PD Select SIG Sauer’s Virtus Rifle

SIG Sauer have announced that Orlando Police Department have selected their SIG Sauer Virtus Patrol Rifle. The modular SIG Virtus weighs just under 8 lbs and is available in 5.56x45mm and .300 BLK with a 16-inch barrel and a choice of buttstocks. According to local news reports, the Orlando Police Department, which has more than 700 […] Read More … The post Orlando PD Select SIG Sauer’s Virtus Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Police, Law Enforcement, Orlando, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Ar-15, Rifles, Sauer, Orlando Police Department, VIRTUS, AR Patterned, MIL/LE, SIG Virtus, Orlando PD, SIG Sauer Virtus Patrol


Constitutional Battle Ends With Supreme Court Ruling in Land Rover Owner’s Favor

You can’t fight city hall, the saying goes, but you apparently can fight the state of Indiana in the U.S. Supreme Court and win. That’s what former addict Tyson Timbs learned today, after the Court returned a unanimous decision that overturned a ruling by the Indiana Supreme Court. It seems the Eighth Amendment’s Excessive Fines […] The post Constitutional Battle Ends With Supreme Court Ruling in Land Rover Owner’s Favor appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Supreme Court, Government, Court, Indiana, Law Enforcement, Autos, Eighth Amendment, U S Supreme Court, Indiana Supreme Court, Civil Asset Forfeiture, News Blog, Tyson Timbs


New law yields secret police files on groping, sex with a minor, other misconduct

A San Diego County college police officer quietly left his job in 2016 after he was accused of fondling part-time dispatchers. A veteran Pomona police officer resigned under pressure in 2016 for having sex with an underage waitress he met while on duty. And two Brea police officers were allowed to resign for dishonesty — one sold Brea police patches on eBay for $95 each while on duty, and the other failed to arrest a former girlfriend he suspected of driving drunk. Records detailing the miscondu...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, California, Ebay, Police, Sport, Soccer, San Diego County, LexisNexis, Palm Springs, Southern California, Pomona, Perez, Orange County Superior Court, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Bogosian


Details on officer misconduct emerge as departments begin sharing secret police files under new law

A San Diego County college police officer quietly left his job in 2016 after he was accused of fondling part-time dispatchers. A veteran Pomona police officer resigned under pressure in 2016 for having sex with an underage waitress he met while on duty. And two Brea police officers were allowed to resign for dishonesty — one sold Brea police patches on eBay for $95 each while on duty, and the other failed to arrest a former girlfriend he suspected of driving drunk. Records detailing the miscondu...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, California, Ebay, Police, Sport, Soccer, San Diego County, LexisNexis, Palm Springs, Southern California, Pomona, Perez, Orange County Superior Court, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Bogosian


England and Wales to Require Thousands of Criminals to Wear GPS Tracking Bracelets

Thousands of convicted criminals and others accused of crimes in England and Wales will be required to wear GPS-coordinate-tracking bracelets, replacing an older generation of electronic tags not capable of monitoring someone’s movement in real time, the BBC reported on Saturday.Read more...
Tags: England, Science, Technology, Crime, Privacy, Wales, Bbc, Cybersecurity, Surveillance, Law Enforcement, Gps Tracking, Ankle Monitors


Ice Cube and the philosophical foundations of community policing

The recent “The post Ice Cube and the philosophical foundations of community policing appeared first on OUPblog.
Tags: Books, Featured, Law Enforcement, Philosophy, Criminal Justice, Rule Of Law, Arts & Humanities, Community Policing, Luke Hunt, Philosophy And Law, Public Reason, The Retrieval Of Liberalism In Policing, The Role Of Police


Judge poised to unlock LAPD, LA sheriff’s police misconduct records sealed for more than 40 years

A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge is poised to strike down challenges to a new state transparency law that requires police agencies to disclose misconduct records. Judge Mitchell Beckloff on Friday tentatively rejected separate requests by two police unions to extend temporary court orders now preventing two agencies from complying with the new law. The ruling — expected to be finalized by Tuesday — applies only to the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s De...
Tags: Crime, News, California, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Courts, California Supreme Court, Orange County, Orange, Berkeley, Lapd, Los Angeles Police Department, Skinner, Los Angeles Police Protective League


Phoenix Police Department Defends Officers Who Used a Stun Gun on a Handcuffed Man

A lawsuit alleges officers kicked a man in the groin and zapped his testicles
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Law Enforcement, Phoenix Police Department, Overnight, Onetime


California cities taking cue from attorney general’s decision not to disclose police disciplinary files

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra will not release disciplinary records for his investigators under the state’s new transparency law until the courts rule on whether the statute is retroactive, saying that for now disclosure would invade the officers’ rights. “Historically, peace officers have had a significant privacy right in their personnel records … the public interest in accessing these records is clearly outweighed by the public’s interest in protecting privacy rights,” said Becer...
Tags: Crime, News, Supreme Court, California, Police, Government, Porterville, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Breaking News, Berkeley, San Diego County, Public Safety, Anaheim, Hayward