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In Memory of Sergeant Alvin R. Sugrañes-Lebrón

In Memory of Sergeant Alvin R. Sugrañes-Lebrón

By: CaseGuard

  Puerto Rican Officer Killed by Gun Violence Puerto Rico officials were saddened to announce the death of one of their beloved officers. Sergeant Alvin R. Sugrañes-Lebrón, age 37, was shot and killed on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. The Sgt. was shot and killed outside the gate of the Guayama 500 Correctional Facility. Another correctional officer attacked Sugrañes-Lebrón. This incident was a...

Sep 16, 2020
Implications of Body-Worn Cameras

Implications of Body-Worn Cameras

By: CaseGuard

  Law Enforcement Body-Worn Cameras Body-worn Cameras or BWCs have seen a dramatic increase in use by law enforcement officers and agencies in the United States and Internationally. These cameras are changing the scope and practices of policing. The footage from these devices, both audio and video, are viewed and scrutinized by the public, news media sources, and other government agencies. Even...

Sep 15, 2020
Privacy Compliance & Retail Surveillance

Privacy Compliance & Retail Surveillance

By: CaseGuard

  Surveillance and Privacy Compliance There are many benefits to having a surveillance system in retail business locations. The cameras deter crime, help catch thieves, protect the business and employees, builds a level of trust for both consumers and employees alike, and surveillance systems even lower the overall cost of insurance premiums. Today, most retail establishments have some...

Sep 14, 2020
In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Angela Chavers

In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Angela Chavers

By: CaseGuard

  Palm Beach Loses Officer to COVID19 It was devastating news to the law enforcement community of Palm Beach that they have lost another officer to COVID19. Deputy Sheriff Angela Chavers, age 44, died from complications arising from coronavirus. Chavers had served her community as a member of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office for more than 18 years. She passed away on Saturday, September 12...

Sep 12, 2020
In Memory of Corrections Officer Susan Ann Roberts

In Memory of Corrections Officer Susan Ann Roberts

By: CaseGuard

  Texas Announces Loss of Corrections Officer Texas has been hit hard with the number of losses to corrections officers due to the coronavirus's widespread pandemic. COVID19 has taken the life of Corrections Officer Susan Ann Roberts, age 73, who had served with the Williamson County Sheriff Office for over 11 years. She passed away on September 12, 2020. Her death is considered a line of duty...

Sep 12, 2020
In Memory of 9/11/2001 Rescue Workers

In Memory of 9/11/2001 Rescue Workers

By: CaseGuard

  In Memory of 9/11/2001 Rescue Workers Today marks the 19th anniversary of 9/11/2001. Nineteen years ago, the United States was struck by a tragedy that has never been forgotten even years later. Every year on this day, families, first responders, and the broader communities come together to reflect on the loss of innocent lives and those who risked their lives by saving others. We also take...

Sep 11, 2020
In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Ryan Hendrix

In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Ryan Hendrix

By: CaseGuard

  North Carolina Deputy Shot and Killed Officials in Henderson County, North Carolina, announced a deputy sheriff who was shot and killed attempting to stop a robbery in progress. Deputy Sheriff Ryan Hendrix, age 35, died on September 10, 2020 protecting his community from an armed car thief. He had worked serving his family, friends, and neighbors as a Deputy Sheriff with the Henderson County...

Sep 10, 2020
Data Privacy and Healthcare Options

Data Privacy and Healthcare Options

By: CaseGuard

  HIPAA and Privacy of Health Records Over the last 30 years, the shift of medical records from paper to electronic files has created an increased awareness in the control of private health information. Using computers and databases has created an increase for those with clearance and those without access to and disclosing confidential information. Health care providers and public health...

Sep 09, 2020
Best Practices for Retail Surveillance

Best Practices for Retail Surveillance

By: CaseGuard

  Retail Surveillance Systems In today's retail business, surveillance is a necessity. Surveillance systems are used to deter theft, reduce insurance rates, and to improve customer experience. Video footage also contains personally identifiable information (PII). Personally, identifiable information consists of any data that can be used to identify someone. Examples can be names, social security...

Sep 08, 2020
In Memory of Detective Jose Mora

In Memory of Detective Jose Mora

By: CaseGuard

  Fresno County Loses Officer to COVID19 Authorities in Fresno are struck with grief as they announce the loss of a friend and colleague. Detective Jose Mora, age 44, died on September 7, 2020, from complications surrounding COVID19. It has been determined that Detective Mora most likely contracted coronavirus while on the job. Mora was hospitalized for several weeks after he became ill. He had...

Sep 07, 2020

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