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Privacy in the Era of Drones and Aerial Surveillance

Drone and aerial surveillance, if put to good use, has tremendous benefits, but we cannot dispute the fact that it is prone to user violations and susceptibility. The DoD, for example, has utilized drone surveillance in supporting civil authorities at the southern border, in supporting civil authorities in hurricane/flood response, in civil law enforcement, counter-drug, and terrorism.

Patient Privacy and Document Redaction in Medical Contexts

Proper redaction of all medical information - whether they be physical or digital documents, audio files, or footage from examinations - is imperative to following the law and avoiding the myriad of problems associated with a data breach.

In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Wyatt Maser

The loss of Deputy Sheriff Wyatt Maser is more than significant. His family and friends will mourn his passing. The loss to the entire county of Bonneville will be lasting. His plans for a long-term career serving his community will not be fulfilled. His goals of spending the next 40 years giving back to Bonneville County and his death, takes a bit away from every resident in the community.

In Memory of Correctional Officer Berisford Anthony Morse

Correctional Officer Berisford Anthony Morse was the first correctional officer lost to coronavirus in the state of Washington. His death came as not only a shock to his family but to his entire community.

In Memory of Officer Ching Kok Yan

Officer Ching Kok 'CK' Yan had spent his career working at the International Mail Facility located in the John F. Kennedy Airport in New York. We will never forget him & his embodiment, Service, Integrity, and Vigilance.

In Memory of Police Sergeant José García-Vázquez

Police Sergeant José García-Vázquez was nearing his 32nd anniversary. During his time with the department, he had held various positions, including Tactical Operations, Drugs and Narcotics, and Criminal Investigations Corps. Vázquez served at various local departments during his career.

Bite Marks | Objective Opinion and Junk Science

There is a great deal of difference between a DNA match and a bite mark match. One test is done scientifically, is measured, and the results are factual. The other is done by human comparisons, visual referrals, ideas, and personal objectivity. Knowing how the science is collected, tested, and compared can make a great deal of difference in the measurability of the 'truth' behind the results.

Hair Analysis | Science or Objective Opinion

As a crime scene investigator, it is essential to gather as much evidence as possible to solve the crime. This would include any available hair that can be analyzed. While hair analysis results cannot and should not distinctively point out your suspect. It can be the icing on the cake.

In Memory of Corrections Supervisor 1 Fella A. Adebiyi

Corrections Supervisor 1 Fella A. Adebiyi died after he had contracted COVID19 while on the job. Officer Adebiyi served his community through his work with the Kansas Department of Corrections (DOC) for over 20 years.

In Memory of Sergeant Charles 'Rob' Roberts III

Sergeant Charles 'Rob' Roberts III served his community and working for the Glen Ridge Police with honor, strength, and courage and did it all with a contagious smile. Thank you for keeping him safe for 20 years.