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How Safe are Stun Guns?

- The National Institute of Justice is conducting studies to ascertain whether stun guns are safe for police and other security personnel to use.

Protecting Personal Information

- Critics say federal privacy laws have not kept pace with technological change.

Laptop Theft

- BOMA Calgary has released its 2007 study on Laptop Theft in Commercial Buildings. Check out which types of buildings are the most vulnerable.

Cooperation Rules

- By meshing public and private resources, Atlanta businesses and law enforcement address day-to-day crime and emergency response in the downtown area.

Crisis Communications

- Research into the quality of radio frequencies when used underground could result in better communication among first responders.

IP Standards on the Way

- A leading team of IP video manufacturers are putting together a committee to generate interoperability standards.

What Are CSOs Worrying About?

- Chief security officers tell what keeps them up at night.

Cracking Down on Sex Trafficking

- The United States government is at the "end of the beginning" of raising public awareness about modern sex slavery, says an American ambassador.

The Wiki and the Intel Analyst

- Intellipedia, the federal intelligence community’s version of Wikipedia, is transforming the way analysts view, share, and dissect data, according to a U.S. intelligence official.

Patrols Gone Private

- A new program in California will put private security on the street to augment an overworked police force.

Another World of Intelligence

- The government is looking to virtual worlds as a tool to help employees make sense of a growing body of complex data.

Can Error-Prone Staff Be Spotted?

- Russian researchers and U.S. scientists have collaborated on a study to test nuclear workers' readiness for work.

Success for Federal Credentialing

- Recent government drills tested how government IDs help during an emergency.

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