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In Memory of Sergeant Clifford W. Martin Sr.

In Memory of Sergeant Clifford W. Martin Sr.

By: CaseGuard

  Chicago Police Lost a Sergeant The city of Chicago has lost another officer to COVID-19. The Interim-Superintendent Beck called the virus a killer. He stated the "coronavirus is a difficult murderer to trace." Sergeant Clifford W. Martin Sr., age 56, was the second Chicago officer to have died from the virus. He had spent 25 years serving the public with the Chicago Police Department. A local,...

Apr 10, 2020
In Memory of Officer Breann Leath

In Memory of Officer Breann Leath

By: CaseGuard

  Indianapolis Officer Shot Indianapolis Metro Police Officer Breann Leath was shot and killed on Thursday, April 9, 2020, when she answered a domestic violence call. Officer Breann Leath was a military veteran who served with the National Guard. The 24-year-old officer has been with the IMPD for three years. She was living her childhood dream of serving her community as a police officer, having...

Apr 09, 2020
Redaction & Privacy | Compliant Data For Authorized Eyes Only

Compliant Data For Authorized Eyes Only

By: CaseGuard

  Redaction is the method of masking specifics of key details in documents. Today, redaction is used to hide information from unauthorized in-house readers of documents and to protect the data privacy rights of individuals when documents are shared externally.   The Need for Secrecy and Privacy Why is redaction so topical today? On the one hand, organizations are obliged to govern access to...

Apr 08, 2020
Smart Video Surveillance and Privacy in Recreational and Public Spaces

Smart Video Surveillance and Privacy in Recreational and Public Spaces

By: CaseGuard

  Our society today is more conscious of its security more than ever before, since the 9/11 attack and due to the increased cases of solo shooters perpetrating terror acts on the American population. To this end, many have proposed the proper deployment of video surveillance systems in such places as recreational parks and public areas. Councils, law enforcement, and security management...

Apr 07, 2020
In Memory of Corrections Officer Kelvin D. Wilcher

In Memory of Corrections Officer Kelvin D. Wilcher

By: CaseGuard

  Huntsville Corrections Officer Dies from COVID19 The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) has lost one of its officers to coronavirus. On April 6, 2020, Corrections Officer Kelvin D. Wilcher, age 49, died from complications resulting from contracting COVID19. Officer Wilcher was giving back to his community. He had spent one year serving with the TDCJ. Before his current position as a...

Apr 06, 2020
In Memory of Sergeant Gregory Warren

In Memory of Sergeant Gregory Warren

By: CaseGuard

  East Baton Rouge Loses Hero On Sunday, April 5, 2020, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office lost one of their own to COVID19. Sergeant Gregory Warren, age 53, passed away from pneumonia complications arising from coronavirus. With over 26 years with the department, Sergeant Gregory Warren was currently the acting supervisor over the transportation department. Sheriff Gautreaux described...

Apr 05, 2020
In Memory of Lieutenant James Walker

In Memory of Lieutenant James Walker

By: CaseGuard

  Philadelphia's First Officer Lost to Virus Philadelphia lost its first police officer to COVID19. On Sunday, April 5, 2020, Lieutenant James Walker, a 33-year veteran of the department, lost his battle with complications arising from battling coronavirus. The 59-year-old officer was being treated at Abington Hospital – Jefferson South. Lt. James Walker served with the Philadelphia Police...

Apr 05, 2020
In Memory of Sergeant Jose Diaz Ayala

In Memory of Sergeant Jose Diaz Ayala

By: CaseGuard

  Palm Beach Officer Dies from COVID19 On Saturday, April 4, 2020, the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office lost one of their officers to the coronavirus pandemic. Sergeant Jose Diaz Ayala, who was 38-years-old, died from complications from COVID19. He had served with the department for 14 years. The young 38-year-old Sergeant had pre-existing conditions that complicated his fight for life once...

Apr 04, 2020
In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Shannon Bennett

In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Shannon Bennett

By: CaseGuard

  Deputy Lost Due to COVID19 On Friday, April 3, 2020, the Broward County Sheriff's Office in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, lost a 13-year veteran deputy to the current health threat, COVID19. Deputy Sheriff Shannon Bennet, age 39, passed away late in the evening on Friday from coronavirus complications. He had worked for the Broward County Sheriff's Office for 13 years. On March 23, Deputy Bennett...

Apr 03, 2020
In Memory of Auxiliary Police Officer Lynford Chambers

In Memory of Auxiliary Police Officer Lynford Chambers

By: CaseGuard

  NYPD Losing Officers to Virus The New York City Police Department is being struck with losses due to COVID19. On Thursday, April 2, 2020, Auxiliary Police Officer Lynford Chambers died due to complications from coronavirus. Officer Chambers was assigned to the 113th Precinct, which serves the southeast area of Jamaica, Queens. The NYPD has suspended its auxiliary units since late March. The...

Apr 02, 2020

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