NEWS & ANALYSIS
Dec 20, 2011 -A New Jersey appellate court ruled on Monday that law enforcement officers can keep their surveillance locations a secret.
Dec 14, 2011 -Employees would report wrongdoing in the workplace if they could be protected from retaliation and claim a monetary reward, according to a recent survey, yet most people don't know about a government program that does just that.
Dec 02, 2011 -The CIA says it's legal to kill an American citizen abroad if they are fighting alongside the enemy. The Canadian Human Rights Commission wants security organizations to monitor and disclose their human rights performance. The final findings of the 2010 National Retail Security Survey published. And more.
Sep 27, 2011 -NSA is developing secure smartphones. A hacker wants the courts to force the FBI to reveal the details of Stingray location-detecting technology. The Guardian uses uniform crime report data to make an interactive map. And more.
Sep 06, 2011 -A jury will decide if a laptop-locating company went too far to recover a stolen laptop.
Aug 19, 2011 -Last week LightSquared sent a letter to the the FCC blaming the GPS industry for interference problems that could come from its proposed broadband towers. This week the GPS industry responded.
Aug 04, 2011 -The White House puts forth a plan for battling domestic terrorism. A cloud security registry for consumers is created. Florida's legislature overrides local gun laws. And more.
Jul 20, 2011 -Cleveland, Ohio, mandates that suspects be charged in 36 hours or released. Newspaper blames violent crime on police layoffs. Iran shoots down a foreign drone. And more.
Jul 19, 2011 -A police officer is guilty of gross negligence after shooting an unarmed man who was being arrested for failure to pay child support. The officer, who claimed that he intended to draw his Taser, violated the law when he neglected to verify that he had mistakenly drawn his gun, according to a federal appeals court. The officer’s actions, ruled the court, were objectively unreasonable.
Jul 12, 2011 -It's a common scenario: A security officer makes an arrest and the suspect resists. The suspect is injured and files a lawsuit claiming that the officer used excessive force. Tommy J. Burns examines use of force in our July cover story.