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Crime Scene Photography, Second Edition

- Crime Scene Photography addresses a technically sensitive practice with great accuracy.

Lack of Text Message Storage May Hinder Law Enforcement

- 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.

Study Reveals The Patterns of Cargo Theft

- A five-year study reveals the trends and patterns behind the booming cargo-theft racket.

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.
 




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