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Law and Order, Volume 58, Issue 8, August 2010

NCJ Number
Law and Order Volume: 58 Issue: 8 Dated: August 2010 Pages: 1-81
Brad Brewer; Thomas Anderson; Dennis Tucker; Matt Ayers
Yesenia Salcedo
Date Published
August 2010
81 pages
The articles are presented in categories that address topics on mobile patrol, mobile computing, the investigation of computing crime, previews of police training and equipment shows, information on vehicle accessories, and information on various aspects of policing.
An article on mobile patrol, "2010 Police Vehicle Design Contest Winners," contains photos of the 2010 winning designs and descriptions of the contest winners, whose designs were selected for their focus on safety and identification. Another article, entitled "The Mil Spec Marketing of Ruggedized Computers," defines the term and how it is applied in the testing of computers for police patrol cars. A special report entitled "Investigating Computing Crime" guides all officers in how to conduct computer investigations in order to avoid evidence corruption. The showcase section presents specifications for various "Rugged Laptops and Handhelds" on the market. The preview section features the Police Fleet Expo in St. Louis, which includes 15.5 hours of educational sessions and 8.5 hours of exhibit hall activity. The Up Close section on "Vehicle Accessories" describes the Rontan product line for police emergency lights and sirens. Other articles are presented from the following departments: "On the Job," an article on the power "needed" and "wanted" from six-cylinder patrol cars; "News" on achievements of various law enforcement agencies throughout the Nation; "Police Finance," an article on "Accounting Tips;" "Captain," an article on "Bridging the Generation Gap;" "Social Networking," an article on "Public Discipline;" "Just Handed Down," a review of a court case on "Miranda Revisited;" "Recruiting," an article on "Apprentice Programs as a Recruiting Tool;" and "Police Equipment News," an "Advertiser Index," and "Product Spotlight."


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