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Notorious Markets

- 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  

Targeting Human Trafficking

- Government agencies are reaching out to private industry to raise awareness of human trafficking and smuggling operations.

Alarm Industry Pushes 911 Call Centers to Give Priority to Video Alarms

- 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)

Underground Economies and Illegal Imports: Business and Legal Strategies to Address Illegitimate Commerce

- Underground Economies and Illegal Imports provides a window into the highly complex "gray" markets exploited by white-collar criminals.

Flawless: Inside the Largest Diamond Heist in History

- This is the story of the largest and most audacious diamond thefts in history.

Super Bowl a Hotbed of Human Trafficking

- The Super Bowl is an annual magnet for traffickers of underage girls for prostitution.

Crime Stats

- 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.

Corruption

- 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.

Urbanization, Policing, and Security: Global Perspectives

- Urbanization, Policing, and Security is an intensely academic and wide-ranging compilation of essays on crime and policing across the world.

Morning Security Brief: Tragedy in Arizona, California's Prison Woes, and Better Credit Card Fraud Detection

- 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.

Where Will Criminals Strike Next?

- New computer programs allow police to allocate resources to areas where crime is most likely to take place.

Police in Delhi Order Employers to Protect Female Workers at Night

- A rape epidemic in Delhi, India, has working women afraid and the police ordering companies to ensure their female employees get home safely.

Ciudad Juarez Reaches Morbid Milestone: 3,000 Murders in 2010

- Ciudad Juarez—the Mexican border city just across the Rio Grande River from El Paso, Texas—yesterday reached a morbid milestone: over 3,000 people have been murdered in 2010 alone.
 




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