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Law and Order, Volume 60, Issue 9, September 2012

NCJ Number
Law and Order Volume: 60 Issue: 9 Dated: September 2012 Pages: 1-101
Jennifer Gavigan
Date Published
September 2012
101 pages
This issue of Law and Order contains 11 feature articles and a special report.
This issue contains a special report, a Guide to Grant Writing, as well as 11 feature articles: 1) Improving Street-Level Shooting Skills which describes a shooting course based on focal shooting and other survival gun skills; 2) Carlson Simulcast and CommTech examines CommTech usage of Carlson Wireless' Trailblazer for fixed latency backhaul for analog communications; 3) Whelen's CanTrol WC Light and Siren System discusses how the CanTrol WC from Whelen makes decisions using vehicle and environmental inputs; 4) Netop LiveGuide and Redwood City, California examines how the police department interacts with local residents through the use of live video chat software from Netop; 5) Steve Tracy, Illinois Officer of the Year describes the officer's quick thinking and courageous actions ; 6) Solo Building Search Tactics explains how solo officer search tactics differ from team search tactics; 7) Police Executives Use Negotiator Skills describes how senior police management can use the "Three C's of Negotiation," Contest, Containment, and Communication, to handle everyday responsibilities; 8) Purchasing Alliances Lower Costs: U.S. Communities describes the non-profit government purchasing cooperative that reduces the cost of goods and services through aggregate purchasing; 9) Cold Cases with No DNA...No Problem establishes investigative protocols in cases without DNA evidence and demonstrates how detectives can use systematic and reliable techniques to bring resolution to unsolved cases; 10) Handling Policy Violations provides best practices and effective strategies for how to respond to employees who intentionally violate policies; and 11) Police and Autism - First, Do No Harm provides guidelines for law enforcement encounters with autistic persons. Seven regular articles in the Departments heading include: On the Job; Eye on Education, Discipline, Social Networking, Just Handed Down, Mission Critical Communications, and Product Spotlight.


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