The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin

A monthly publication of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin publishes feature articles on law enforcement and officer conduct, and information on new technology and leadership.

Articles from Vol. 66, No. 9, September

Bulletin Reports
Gun Ownership Survey There are enough guns in private hands to provide every adult in America with one, according to a survey recently released by the Police Foundation. Guns in America: Results of a Comprehensive National Survey on Firearms Ownership...
Cross-Examination Strategies for Law Enforcement
Cross-Examination Strategies for Law Enforcement Courtroom dramas portrayed in the movies or on television often pit crafty defense attorneys against law enforcement officers who seem to have spent their entire careers on the witness stand. Their...
Emergency in the Everglades
The Recovery of ValuJet Flight 592 Saturday, May 11, 1996, began as many other workdays for ValuJet pilot Candalyn Kubeck and her crew. Flying a McDonnell Douglas DC 9, they left Dallas-Fort Worth Airport at 8:20 a.m. bound for Miami, the first...
Grant Writing
Recently, administrators in the West Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) had a problem they needed money to overcome. BCI wanted to form a task force with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) to combat drug and...
Incident Command Systems for Law Enforcement
Incident Command Systems for Law Enforcement During the early morning hours of September 10, 1993, on a remote stretch of highway west of Phoenix, Arizona, the driver of a commercial bus lost control of the vehicle. As the bus rolled onto its side,...
The Bulletin Notes
Law enforcement officers are challenged daily in the performance of their duties; they face, each challenge freely and unselfishly while answering the call to duty. In certain instances, their actions warrant special attention from their respective...
The Inevitable Discovery Exception to the Exclusionary Rule
This article presents an overview of the exclusionary rule and then discusses in detail the nevitable discovery exception to that rule. This exception allows evidence to be admitted, even though it was seized in violation of the Constitution. Most...