1811 Special Agent

What is a 1811 Special Agent? An 1811 special agent is a job classification code in the federal government. Any federal agency that has special agents. Special agents working for federal law enforcement agencies are going to be classified as an 1811, which is the job...

Protecting US Olympic Athletes

My name is Wonjoon Eric Song, I am a special agent with the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) of the United States Department of State. I am currently serving at the U S embassy in Seoul, South Korea, where I am servicing as the Assistant Regional Security Officer...

How Crime Scenes are Processed

My name is Joanna Hollenback, and I am an investigator in the Forensic Services Unit with the Madison Police Department. I am a police officer, it’s a promoted position, and I do crime scene processing. I have been with the Police Department there in Madison for...

How to Pass the Chief’s Interview

This article was written with the assistance of Dan Flippo who retired as a Deputy Chief of Operations after 29.5 years with the City of Santa Cruz Police Department. He now teaches for the Savage Training Group and for the National Tactical Officers Association. Good...

We are the 28 – Madison Police Department

I’m Jennifer Krueger-Favour. I am the captain of personnel and training with the Madison Police Department (MPD). I have been a commissioned officer for over twenty-six years now with the MPD. I actually started as a civilian back in 1991 as part of the bicycle...

Child Abductions and AMBER Alerts

My name is Jennifer Price-Lehmann, and I am currently the program manager for the AMBER Alert training and technical assistance program with the National Criminal Justice Training Center at Fox Valley Technical College. Prior to that, I was the director of special...