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Handheld electronic control device
Taser International Inc. announces the first shipments of its new Taser X2 high-performance handheld electronic control device (ECD) and an upgrade program for law enforcement. Taser X2 is similar in size to the current Taser flagship product, the Taser X26 ECD. It features a second shot for instant miss recovery, dual lasers for improved accuracy, enhanced power machine with more than 500 firings, and a warning arc that helps prevent conflict from escalating. Law enforcement agencies can trade their aging ECDs in by the end of the year to receive a credit toward an upgrade package. For more information, visit http:// www.TASER.com/x2.
interior component kits that allow the end user to create a multitude of configurations to fit personal needs. The complete Sentinel Locker line also includes duty-bag, mini, weapons, key-operated, hasp, and coinoperated revenue producing visitor lockers. For more information, visit http:// www.tiffinmetal.com.
vehicle inspection robot that is designed to be easy to use, highly effective, and affordable. The Ferret is a low-profile robot camera designed to move effortlessly under even the lowest profile vehicle. It features a movable color video camera with onboard lighting. It works day or night, and it sees up and around hard-to-investigate drive shafts and deep into wheel wells. The product also features video eyeglasses and a belt clip receiver that allow for thorough inspection of a vehicle in fewer than 20 seconds. The Ferret’s hot swap power supply allows for continuous operation. For more information, visit http:// www.generalrobotics.us.
Master’s program in criminology
Tiffin Metal Products Co. has expanded its law enforcement product offerings by adding the Infinity Wardrobe Locker. The locker is designed to allow complete in-thefield flexibility and has all of the venting capabilities of the Airflow Locker. It is available with adjustable shelves and a variety of
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The master of arts in criminology program at the Adler School is specifically designed to train practitioners to address current challenges facing the criminal justice system through a blend of coursework that focuses on the intersection of criminology, psychology, and social justice. This 36-credit hour, nonlicensure, online program prepares students to truly make a difference through examining the causes and the consequences of criminal behavior, while understanding the intricacies and the challenges of modern-day criminal justice systems and applying theoretical skills to address those challenges. For more information, visit http:// adler.edu.
Undercarriage inspection robot
Panoscan Inc. introduces the Ferret, a remotely controlled, undercarriage
Gear Lockers by Salsbury Industries are constructed of 16-gauge steel, are 6-feet high, 24-inches deep, and are available with a standard or vented door and a gray, tan, or blue finish. They are ideal for high schools, locker rooms, sports facilities, police and fire stations, and many other areas where secure environments are needed. They are available as unassembled or preassembled and feature a durable powder-coated finish. The ventilated doors option includes a recessed handle and hasp for added security and can accommodate a built-in lock or padlock. Units feature two steel coat hooks, a coat rod, and a 14-inch high footlocker with a hinged lid. For more information, visit http:// www.lockers.com.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Police Chief - December 2011
President’s Message: The Time for a National Commission Has Come
Legislative Alert: National Criminal Justice Commission Legislation Falls Short of Passage
IACP Foundation: Fueled Up to Fund the Foundation: Harley-Davidson Raffle Kicked Off at Conference
Chief’s Counsel: Postincident Video Review
From the Assistant Director: The U.S. Secret Service Partners with State, Local, and International Law Enforcement to Pursue the World’s Most Wanted Cybercriminals
Advances & Applications
Taking the Straw Man to the Ground: Arguments in Support of the Linear Use-of-Force Continuum
How Police Can Use Hospital Laws to Speed Processing in Hospital Emergency Departments
On Choosing the Right Operational Police Physician
Report of the 118th Annual IACP Conference: Chicago
Board of Officers
Thank You, Chicago
Intelligence-Led Policing: The Future Is Now
“Just a Volunteer”: Supporting An Agency’s Volunteer Program through Difficult Times
Providing Effective Policing for Aboriginal Communities
The IACP and Alcatel-Lucent Present International and Domestic Police Officer of the Year Awards
2011 Author Index
2011 Subject Index
Index to Advertisers
Highway Safety Initiatives
The Police Chief - December 2011