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Training & Standards for Evidence Room Personnel

Training & Standards for Evidence Room Personnel

By: CaseGuard

  Training has a real love-hate relationship in public safety. There’s mandatory training that no one wants to go, non-mandatory training that everyone wants, some training that only a few may need, and still some that somebody is going to get “volun-told” for. No matter the scenario, someone’s going to love the training, and someone’s going to hate it, be it attendance, expense, lack of...

Aug 29, 2016
Evidence Room Integrity | It’s More Than Policy, It’s Your Actions

Evidence Room Integrity | It’s More Than Policy, It’s Your Actions

By: CaseGuard

  Our integrity matters. It matters in everything we do. From contacts with homeless youth, to testimony that corroborates a violent crime, it all matters. Our name is attached, and we should not ever give it away. Putting this into practice is an easy thing to do, with the right mindset and willpower in hand. But there are significant moments that arise in anyone’s career that can test those...

Aug 22, 2016
In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Ian Michael Deutch

In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Ian Michael Deutch

By: CaseGuard

  No one knows better the danger that a tense circumstance can present than police in the United States. Constantly under pressure to control people who are guaranteed rights that provide them a wide latitude of no control, the scenarios that citizens can present range from the mundane to sheer terror, even for a trained professional. With that thought, we continue to reflect on moments in the...

Aug 08, 2016
Digital Evidence Metadata

Digital Evidence Metadata

By: CaseGuard

  The term metadata has been creeping from technology circles into public safety over the last 15 years. The reason for that is because of the continued emphasis on technology and digital evidence to capture criminals. Between agency use of digital tools, and criminals use of technology to further their efforts, metadata plays a correspondingly important role in evidence, and in proving guilt or...

Aug 01, 2016
Evidence Collection | Confrontational Interrogations and Evidentiary Value

Evidence Collection | Confrontational Interrogations and Evidentiary Value

By: CaseGuard

  The amount of effort to achieve a confrontational interview can feel deceiving to reach, and is even trickier to control once you’ve reached that point. Documenting confrontation can present some serious challenges. All in all, there’s a major problem on our hands and we must solve it quickly, because the most important interview we conduct in a case is our confrontation, if our case comes to...

Jul 25, 2016
In Memory of Patrolman Constantine Andreola

In Memory of Patrolman Constantine Andreola

By: CaseGuard

  No one knows better the danger that a tense circumstance can present than police in the United States. Constantly under pressure to control people who are guaranteed rights that provide them a wide latitude of no control, the scenarios that citizens can present range from the mundane to sheer terror, even for a trained professional. With that thought, we continue to reflect on moments in the...

Jul 11, 2016
Collecting Evidence from Violent Suspects | Evidence Management

Collecting Evidence from Violent Suspects | Evidence Management

By: CaseGuard

  Disorder and disobedience continues to rise in the streets. And we continue to respond to it, unwavering in our dedication to stopping crime. But there are times when those involved in crime are violent, and won’t stop being violent. It seems that the level of anger and determination they were operating from prior to your arrival, has risen to a new level of intensity now that you’re there to...

Jun 27, 2016

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