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  • Rockville, MD
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  • Supervisor - Sergeant - Corporal
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Diamondback Tactical concealable body armor
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam Spinniken Oct 21, 2009.

 

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Diamondback Tactical concealable body armor

Anyone wearing Diamondback Tactical's concealable body armor? If so, how do you like it? Thanks nd be safe.
Feb 5, 2014
John Converse replied to William Santa Rosa, Jr.'s discussion Incident at the Bethesda Naval Support Activity
"I think you may have missed a word in your question.  That said, it was the DOD Police who fired upon the suspect when she tried to run over one of their officers."
Oct 27, 2012
John Converse replied to michael grass's discussion off duty and back up weapons in the group Firearms Instructors
"The Police Training Commission sets standards (not always the most realistic standards) for qualification courses in Maryland.  While agencies can design their own courses of fire, they must conform to MPTC requirements which include at least a…"
Aug 29, 2011
John Converse replied to Gary Charette's discussion Lights on Hand Guns
"Our primary issue is the SIG 226.  Many of our officers have Streamlight TLR-1's attached to their weapon.  We mandate that officers with pistol-mounted lights use holsters that will fit the gun with light attached.  We…"
Aug 28, 2011
John Converse replied to Lawrence Lujan-Jericho's discussion Will to Win and Survive-Lessons from Reston and Serna
"Good article with many valid points.  Perhaps the biggest issue you address is taser dependence.  I hope we've beaten it out of our officers, but I frequently see officers on various reality cop shows running about with a taser in…"
Jun 27, 2011
John Converse replied to Jody Wheet's discussion Tactical Medic Kits
"Are you looking for a bag for a tactical medic or something for your body armor or go bag?"
Jun 27, 2011
Josh Castle replied to John Converse's discussion Police Handguns in Maryland in the group Maryland Law Enforcement
"As far as Maryland DOC we are currently switching over to the .40 cal M&P but as we were well behind the times still carrying revolvers just about anything would have been an upgrade."
Jun 8, 2011
John Converse replied to Sam Hannigan's discussion Active Shooter or Hostage Barricade Response? in the group Firearms Instructors
"I'd consider it a hostage/barricade situation.  In most cases, active shooters shoot, they don't talk.  There is an admitted risk, however.  Had the suspect been a better shot, he might have killed several people before…"
Jan 8, 2011
John Converse replied to Gary Charette's discussion Patrol Rifle Accessories in the group Firearms Instructors
"I use a Surefire M500 on my patrol rifle.  I love the switching system and navigation lights, but find it does not produce a tremendous amount of light for the weight and profile of the system.   I would definitely add optics to your…"
Jan 8, 2011
John Converse replied to DanT's discussion Radio Codes
"We switched from ten codes to plain English several years ago. We did retain one ten code indicating stolen/wanted. Before MDT's were installed, many county officers would run data checks on our city channel. Our dispatchers were generally…"
Aug 13, 2010
Adam Spinniken replied to John Converse's discussion Diamondback Tactical concealable body armor
"This would be a great discussion to post in the group "Body Armor." If you have any questions or want to share some knowledge I would encourage you to join the group and help populate the discussion boards (and start some of your…"
Oct 21, 2009
John Converse replied to Mike B's discussion Naperville cops investigate accidental discharge of Taser: What are you thoughts? in the group Taser Operators/Instructors
"Moisture inside the unit sounds like a possibility. It must have been a slow news day in Naperville."
Oct 1, 2009
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Sep 11, 2009
Harvey L. Macy replied to John Converse's discussion Police Handguns in Maryland in the group Maryland Law Enforcement
"We carry military issued ball ammunition I believe it is FMJ"
Sep 9, 2009
John Converse replied to Joe Hanson's discussion why the high ready,,please tell me" in the group Firearms Instructors
"Twenty violations? I'm going to have to watch the end of the movie again and see how many I can find. On an unrelated note, I'm seeking a training venue which will support training officers to leap from a bridge onto the roof of a moving…"
Aug 14, 2009
Jeff Shepardson left a comment for John Converse
"Shep was my father, I was just sitting here thinking about some of the people I knew growing up and was wondering what has become of them and how they are doing nowdays. reminiscing I guess."
Aug 9, 2009

Profile Information

Primary Agency/Department Type:
Municipal
Primary Role in Law Enforcement:
Supervisor - Sergeant - Corporal
Primary Department/Agency Name:
Rockville Police Department
Years in Law Enforcement:
28
My Training:
certified Maryland police sergeant, firearms, tactics, and less-lethal instructor
Relationship Status:
Married

Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 2:57pm on August 9, 2009, Jeff Shepardson said…
John, I'm wondering did you hang out with some of the Montgomery co. govt. security guards. EOB, JC guards,mainly "Shep" back in the 80's?
At 8:12pm on August 9, 2009, Jeff Shepardson said…
Shep was my father, I was just sitting here thinking about some of the people I knew growing up and was wondering what has become of them and how they are doing nowdays. reminiscing I guess.

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