A Traumatic Life-Changing Event for a Massachusetts Police Officer
By Mario Oliveira, NESPIN Field Representative
…In November 2010, while serving an arrest warrant with agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF), I was shot six times in the chest and stomach at point-blank range by an individual who was trafficking illegal firearms from New Hampshire to the Metro Boston area then selling them to gang members for profit. I nearly died that night. I was given a second chance in life, and I have made the commitment to ensure that law enforcement officers who are violently and permanently injured in the commission of their duties, do not have to suffer, worry, and fight for themselves as I once did…
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Using DNA Phenotyping Leads to Computer Profile of Suspect
…On October 13, 2017—the 30th anniversary of the card shop owner’s death—the BPD detectives released computer-generated images of what the suspect would have looked like in 1987 at age 25, along with age-enhanced images of what he would have looked like at age 45 and what he might look like today…
Did You Know?
More than 45.2 million investigative records are available via RISSNET
Users conducted 5 million inquiries to RISS resources
More than 83,000 analytical products were developed
Users accessed RISSNET resources more than 1.6 million times
More than 211,800 events were entered into RISSafe, resulting in more than 26,000 identified conflicts
Users made more than 3.8 million visits to RISSNET Websites
RISS helped train more than 40,000 officers
Based on FY2017 statistics.
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