FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin - January 2015

Listing of content published in the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin in January 2015.

Results: 8 Items

  • January 6, 2015

    Unusual Weapons: Money Clip Knife

    This object appears to be a money clip, but actually houses a knife blade and nail file.

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  • January 6, 2015

    Fairfield, Connecticut, Police Department

    The town of Fairfield, Connecticut, was established in 1639 by Roger Ludlow, a framer of the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut. Elements from the town’s seal are featured in the center of the department’s service patch. Amidst a background of trees and hills are two figures, a Native American and an English settler, grasping hands to seal a bargain. The foreground features the year of the town’s founding.

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  • January 6, 2015

    Tomball, Texas, Police Department

    The Tomball, Texas, Police Department patch prominently features the seal of the city it serves. The locomotive at the top of the seal references the city’s railroad-driven past. The tractor and field on the left allude to Tomball’s excellent farming and cattle-raising conditions—these two factors led to the area’s initial settlement in the early-19th century. Several oil derricks on the right represent the city’s part in the oil industry.

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  • January 6, 2015

    Leadership Spotlight: Foundations of Leadership and Followership

    At the Ontario, Canada Police College, leaders hope that by investing early in the dialogue around leadership skills, they will establish a career best practice of professionalism that reflects on all law enforcement officers and the communities they serve.

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  • January 6, 2015

    Notable Speech: Serve with Courage and Respect

    Chief Mike Masterson of the Boise, Idaho, Police Department delivers remarks to the graduating class of the Boise Police Academy on September 12, 2014.

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  • January 6, 2015

    Forensic Spotlight: Paint and Plastic Evidence Analysis in a Drug Possession Case

    A drug case provides an example of paint and plastic evidence that previously could have been thought to be nonprobative, but was found to contain sufficient comparative characteristics and unusual features to aid in providing context to the reported results.

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  • January 6, 2015

    Memory Puzzle: What Every Investigator Should Know

    A clear understanding of memory—how the brain processes, stores, and retrieves information—is vital to an investigator’s ability to separate fact from fiction.

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  • January 6, 2015

    Bulletin Notes: 1/6/2015

    Officer Brian Cantwell of the Berwyn, Illinois Police Department saved the life of a woman who had run onto railroad tracks, pulling her away from the path of two separate trains.

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