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In Memory of Corrections Officer V. James D. Coleman

In Memory of Corrections Officer V. James D. Coleman

By: CaseGuard

  Texas Corrections Officer Lost to Virus On Wednesday, April 29, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice made a brief announcement regarding the loss of one of their corrections officers to the coronavirus. Corrections Officer V. James D. Coleman, age 53 and a 20 year veteran of the department, passed away due to complications from the virus. Coleman worked up until April 26, at the Middleton...

Apr 29, 2020
The Importance of Transcription, Translation, and Captioning for Accessibility Compliance

The Importance of Transcription, Translation, and Captioning for Accessibility Compliance

By: CaseGuard

  You set up your business and you made a company website. It looks great, you’re getting a ton of traffic, and your team loves the design. But what about your visitors? Can you say with complete confidence that any person on any device with any type of disability navigate your site or media content with ease or restriction? Most people know someone with a disability, have someone in their family...

Apr 28, 2020
Handling PCI DSS Compliance | Data Retention & Protection

Handling PCI DSS Compliance | Data Retention & Protection

By: CaseGuard

  What is PCI DSS? Almost every business today accepts payments from credit cards. It's so commonplace that for many Americans, they are getting in the habit of not carrying much cash on their person. If you want to stay with your competition, you have to accept the same ease of currency. When you register to start accepting payments, what do they mean when it mentions PCI DSS compliance? Does it...

Apr 27, 2020
In Memory of Lieutenant Glenn Dale Hutto, Jr.

In Memory of Lieutenant Glenn Dale Hutto, Jr.

By: CaseGuard

  Baton Rouge Officer Shot Lieutenant Glenn Dale Hutto, Jr., age 45, was shot and killed in the line of duty on Sunday, April 26, 2020. He had served with the Baton Rouge Police Department for 21 years, with an added total of 24 years in law enforcement. At around 12:30 pm, Lt. Hutto and other officers were attempting to locate a suspect who had been involved in a domestic violence-related...

Apr 26, 2020
In Memory of Deputy Sheriff John Andrew Rhoden

In Memory of Deputy Sheriff John Andrew Rhoden

By: CaseGuard

  Vehicle Strikes and Kills Deputy On Sunday, April 26, 2020, a Deputy Sheriff from the Bell County Sheriff's Office, Texas, was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer. Deputy Sheriff John Andrew Rhoden, age 31, was attempting to deploy spike strips on I-35 near exit 294. A chase began in Williamson County. Williamson County Deputies were pursuing a stolen vehicle. The call was placed for...

Apr 26, 2020
In Memory of Corrections Officer Coy D. Coffman, Jr.

In Memory of Corrections Officer Coy D. Coffman, Jr.

By: CaseGuard

  Texas Loses Corrections Officer to Virus On Sunday, April 26, 2020, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice announced the loss of one of their veteran corrections officers. At age 65, Corrections Officer Coy D. Coffman, Jr. died from complications arising from the coronavirus, COVID-19. Coffman had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for nine years. He was also a U.S. Army...

Apr 26, 2020
In Memory of Senior Detention Officer Alexander Pettiway

In Memory of Senior Detention Officer Alexander Pettiway

By: CaseGuard

  Durham County, NC Loses Detention Officer On April 25, 2020, Durham County Sheriff's Office announced the loss of one of their senior officers to complications that had arisen from contracting coronavirus while on duty. Senior Detention Officer Alexander Pettiway, age 55, had served his community through his work with the Durham County Sheriff's Office for over 23 years. It was in 1996 that...

Apr 25, 2020
In Memory of Patrolman Gary Walker

In Memory of Patrolman Gary Walker

By: CaseGuard

  New Jersey Officer Dies from Coronavirus On April 24, 2020, the Bloomingdale Police Department, of New Jersey, lost one of their officers to complications resulting from coronavirus. Patrolman Gary Walker, age 53, contracted the virus in late March while on the job. He had been in a coma for 30 days. Officer Gary Walker was well known in the community and well-loved. He was remembered as...

Apr 24, 2020
In Memory of Police Officer Joseph Cappello

In Memory of Police Officer Joseph Cappello

By: CaseGuard

  Virus Takes Suburban Officer Chicago suburb, Melrose Park, has lost one of their police officers to COVID-19. Police Officer Joseph Cappello, age 55, lost his life-fighting coronavirus on Friday, April 24, 2020. Cappello had spent 22 years in law enforcement. He began his career with the Cook County Sheriff's Office, from which he retired after 20 years of service. Officer Joseph Cappello then...

Apr 24, 2020
In Memory of Agent Miguel Martinez-Ortiz

In Memory of Agent Miguel Martinez-Ortiz

By: CaseGuard

  Puerto Rico Loses Officer to COVID-19 On Friday, April 24, 2020, Agent Miguel Martinez-Ortiz became the first uniformed police officer in Puerto Rico to lose his life battling COVID-19. Agent Martinez-Ortiz, age 56, had served his community through law enforcement with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 28 years. He had recently been assigned to a Federal Homeland Security Investigations...

Apr 24, 2020

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