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Document Redaction Software | The Basics

Document Redaction Software | The Basics

By: CaseGuard

  Many businesses and individuals deal with a variety of sensitive information and content. Personally-identifiable information (PII) must, by law, be protected to ensure each individual's privacy and safety. To deal with this, many businesses, governmental institutions, and individuals like lawyers, must redact, or remove, information that is sensitive or that could violate a person's privacy...

Dec 17, 2019
In Memory of Sergeant Clifton Rife II

In Memory of Sergeant Clifton Rife II

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...

Dec 16, 2019
How GDPR Affects American Companies

How GDPR Affects American Companies

By: CaseGuard

  There is more discussion than ever about data privacy, especially considering that technology is continually evolving, and more companies are interested in gathering data on individuals. Facebook, which boasts over 2 billion monthly active users, recently suffered data breaches that affected hundreds of millions of users and their personal information. Equifax, one of the largest consumer...

Dec 09, 2019
Child Victim Interview

Child Victim Interview

By: CaseGuard

  One of the most difficult things a law enforcement officer must do in the commission of his or her duties is interview a victim. This task becomes even more difficult if the victim is a child or is mentally impaired in some manner. Techniques used when interviewing child victims are drastically different than ones used to interview adult victims. When conducting an interview of a child victim,...

Dec 02, 2019
The Task Force Model | Working Together

The Task Force Model | Working Together

By: CaseGuard

  As professional as law enforcement officers are, rivalries do exist between the various law enforcement departments and agencies. When law enforcement officers are able to put their egos in check and work with officers from other departments or agencies, the results of this collaboration are often fantastic. A task force is usually defined as a group of people come together to solve a specific...

Nov 25, 2019
In Memory of Sergeant Derek Ray Johnson

In Memory of Sergeant Derek Ray Johnson

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...

Nov 18, 2019
Proper Redaction Matters

Proper Redaction Matters

By: CaseGuard

  Document redaction has come a long way, but even in the time we’re in now, it’s still reaching its full potential. We spoke previously about the NSA standards concerning document redaction. And just this week, it appears as though those standards have been completely tested, and penetrated.  ...

Nov 11, 2019
Proactive Public Records

Proactive Public Records

By: CaseGuard

  You’ve got your redaction and enhancement software. You’ve got fully trained records staff, fully trained investigative staff, you’ve got the ball rolling hard on this issue of public records and media requests. And yet, you still can’t stem the tide. You’re responding to every request, but your agency is still getting less than favorable reaction from the media and the community. Maybe that’s...

Nov 04, 2019
Law Enforcement Digital Evidence | Open Source & Access Policy

Law Enforcement Digital Evidence | Open Source & Access Policy

By: CaseGuard

  As the data and software industry for law enforcement continues to evolve, there are some old practices by some vendors that are jeopardizing government obligations, like transparency, public records access, court submissions, and many other aspects of evidence and records management and handling. These problems that vendors are creating for law enforcement are wrong, and there is no reason for...

Oct 28, 2019
In Memory of Officer Aaron Jovon Blount

In Memory of Officer Aaron Jovon Blount

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...

Oct 21, 2019

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