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Dale Stockton

The editor of Law Officer Magazine, Dale Stockton is a 32-year-veteran of law enforcement. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, the California Supervisory Leadership Institute, the FBI Southwest Command College and holds a graduate degree from the University of California School of Criminology, Law and Society. He has served as a Commissioner for California POST, the agency responsible for all California policing standards. Stockton has been nationally recognized as the most widely published public safety photographer and writer in the country and has taught college level criminal justice classes for more than 15 years. He has extensive public safety technology experience and exposure and currently works with the Automated Regional Justice Information System (ARJIS), the San Diego/Imperial Counties Regional Technology Center (RTC) and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). His law enforcement field perspective and his technology project experience make him an effective practitioner technologist capable of providing invaluable subject matter expertise in public safety technology projects.

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End of Watch: February 2014

With two months of 2014 behind us, our year-to-date line-of-duty death losses now total 13 according to our partners at the Officer Down Memorial Page. Four of those losses occurred during February.


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