10/07/2011 - When most people think about small watercraft, they're probably thinking jet skis and pontoon boats. The U.S. Coast Guard however, thinks of how easy it would be for an attacker to weaponize one of these innocuous-looking vessels.
10/06/2011 - Black drivers were three times as likely as whites to be searched at a traffic stop, according to a newly released Bureau of Justice Statistics survey. Drug traffickers smuggle drugs from Mexico in other people's vehicles and luggage. Deception detection called into question. An more.
09/30/2011 - Law enforcement officials plan to define rape more accurately. Domestic violence accounts for one-third of all murders in Milwaukee. A sharp increase in cyberattacks on utility companies are occurring. And more.
09/29/2011 - When most people think about small watercraft, they probably think fondly of good times and activities like waterskiing or fishing. The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), however, thinks of how easy it would be for an attacker to weaponize one of these innocent-looking vessels, as was done in the attack on the U.S.S. Cole.
09/29/2011 - A bill (S. 473) that would extend the government’s Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism Standards (CFATS) program through October 2014 has been approved by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. The measure must now be considered by the full Senate.
09/29/2011 - Read a recent report from the Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General’s office that found that the nation’s rail transit system remains vulnerable to terrorist attacks despite the billions spent on security.