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Law and Order, Volume 60, Issue 10, October 2012

NCJ Number
Law and Order Volume: 60 Issue: 10 Dated: 10/2012 Pages: 1-68
Ed Sarnow
Date Published
October 2012
68 pages
This issue of Law and Order features 11 technical articles for the police professional.
This issue features 11 articles: 1) How to Implement an Effective Emergency Communications System examines Chicago's Unified Command Vehicle which boasts a secure satellite system from iDirect; 2) Highlights from APCO 2012 which discusses new products and solutions shown in the 78th Annual Association of Public-Safety Communications Official (APCO) Conference in Minneapolis; 3) Twisted Pair Solutions examines Twisted Pair's WAVE software, implemented to empower the Sainte-Anne (Manitoba) Police's mobile workforce with communications applications for secure, real-time collaboration; 4) Redline Crime Control Cameras examines Redline's broadband wireless solutions that allow Mexican authorities to rapidly and cost effectively deploy security cameras where existing infrastructure does not exist; 5) Field Test: Handheld LED Patrol Flashlights Comparison offers reviews by officers from around the country on handheld LED lights, including the 5.11, Brite-Strike, Pelican, Streamlight, Surefire, and ASP; 6) Long Beach Effectively Uses Laserfiche describes how Long Beach Police fight the city's gang problem with a Laserfiche system using an Internet portal to a gang injunction factual database; 7) Lifting for Women: The Back Attack examines how back muscles should be an integral part of the weight training regimen for police professionals; 8) High-Performance Law Enforcement Organizations describes how law enforcement agencies should focus on four areas to achieve a level of high performance: mission, people, management, and policing; 9) Battery Saving Devices examines three police car manufacturers which offer upfitter's manuals, and the manufacturers of upfitted aftermarket devices that can provide the amp draw for their devices; 10) Homeless Outreach Project Endeavor (HOPE) discusses how Tarpon Springs, Florida, implemented community initiatives to help the area's homeless; and 11) Foot Patrol: A Real Solution examines how a foot patrol program enhances community policing, increases departmental intelligence, and offers health and fitness benefits for officers