May 02, 2011 -Text messages can sometimes be helpful in criminal investigations, but the messages are stored so briefly by telephone companies that it can often be challenging for law enforcement to obtain them.
Apr 05, 2011 -Alarm companies are teaming up with police and sheriff’s departments to drive a policy change and give priority response to video alarms over traditional alarms at 911 call centers. (Coverage from ISC West)
Jan 10, 2011 -The nation's prayers (and ours) go to Congresswoman Gabriella Giffords and the other survivors of the shooting rampage in Arizona Saturday, which left six dead. The suspect is in custody, and the investigation is ongoing.
Nov 19, 2010 -Japan continues its efforts to fight entrenched mafia ties to various industries. Online businesses step up efforts to curtail "friendly fraud." And criminologists' ideas on how to reduce crime.
Nov 04, 2010 -The SEC has issued a proposal for comment to clarify how whistleblowers can win awards by reporting fraud. The Director of National Intelligence announces progress in gaining stronger authority. Agents find a tunnel used to smuggle drugs. The European Union approves liquid explosives screening equipment. And more.