Author: Natalie Dunlap

February 17, 2020 Natalie Dunlap No comments exist

The use of pen and paper is as old as the beginning of time, but that doesn’t mean your evidence tracking should be. Writing things down can be satisfying, but should be left for letters or to-do lists, not keeping tabs on key pieces of evidence in a criminal trial. New technologies have grown and…

December 30, 2019 Natalie Dunlap

As professionals in law enforcement, you understand how important it is to protect others and ourselves from crime. From security cameras, to locks on doors, to staying aware of our surroundings—we know that crime can happen just about anywhere. Even in your evidence room. No one wants to believe that their coworker would be capable…

December 2, 2019 Natalie Dunlap

Many police departments have brought in specialized equipment to use in order to protect their personnel while also helping them to more effectively achieve their mission. It’s no secret that much of this specialized equipment often comes with a hefty price tag, and so tracking and protecting these assets is of the utmost importance. Fortunately,…

November 4, 2019 Natalie Dunlap

Today, police officers and other law enforcement personnel across the country face more danger than ever. In the face of this danger, many police departments increasingly need specialized equipment in order to do their job. Specialized equipment can include equipment such as drones, battering rams, riot gear, and advanced weaponry. This equipment, though very necessary,…

October 14, 2019 Natalie Dunlap

A mistrial occurs when a trial is rendered invalid due to some error in the proceedings. Generally, these errors have to be something that calls the fairness of a trial into question. Two common causes of mistrials are a hung jury—when a jury is unable to return a unanimous verdict—and the illness or death of…