05/02/2011 - 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.
04/23/2011 - The Office of the United States Trade Representative has released a list of “notorious markets.” The list includes online and physical locations that have been subject to counterfeiting and anti-piracy enforcement
04/05/2011 - 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)
01/28/2011 - The Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics is attempting to redesign the National Crime Victimization Survey, a study providing crime statistics based on public surveys, to make it better reflect true crime levels. Read about some of the proposed changes.
01/28/2011 - There has been an improvement in antibribery enforcement under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Find out more about the problem of international bribery in a new report (.pdf) from The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
01/10/2011 - 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.