Upcoming Events

61st Awards Dinner

Honoring Dr. John Howard, Mitchell Weiss, Captain Florent Groberg and Combat War Veterans of America

September 28, 2017 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Giando on the Water - Williamsburg

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Whitney Houston’s real bodyguard: ‘Bobby was jealous of her success’

SPI's treasured Treasurer and long-time board member David Roberts (founder of British-American Consultants in Florida and New Jersey) was iconic singer Whitney Houston's personal bodyguard in the 1990s. He's interviewed in The Guardian.

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May 3, 2017- SPI president Bruce Sackman was awarded the President's Award by the National Police Defense Foundation

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Mark Warshavsky awarded the Thomas R. Porter Lifetime Achievement Award

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Bruce Sackman on Medicine, Money and Fraud

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Coming Up on November 16

Charles Campisi’s Blue on Blue: Internal Investigations at the NYPD Unveiled. In his compelling and fascinating new book, Blue On Blue, Campisi describes a shadow world where police officers confront evil. He will reveal what really goes on—and why—in big city police departments a...

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Coming Up on October 19

Daryl Rowland of Digital Forensics Corp on the date left behind on our phones, cars and everyday devices. A digital forensic expert, Rowland will tell how data from digital device can become "digital evidence.": What can be obtained by law enforcement and investigators working civil cases. ...

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On the fly SD card reader

Long-time SPI member Paul Babakitis showed us a $55 gadget that he can't work without, the PhotoFast SD Card reader: "You plug it in your iphone and you can determine right away if the SD card from your camcorder or camera has good audio and video before wrapping up a surveillance, for instance. Mor...

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Use of the SPI logo restricted to members in good standing

Following a vote at our March 2016 board meeting, the by-laws of our association have been amended with the following: "Article 1 Name, Seal Offices: The SPI logo is authorized for use by active-paid members. If a member fails to pay his/her dues, that authorization expires. Vendors can use the S...

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