Intelligence: Homeland Security
12/29/2008 - The new presidential administration is facing a much more dangerous world than President Bush did eight years ago, according to David Kay, former International Atomic Energy Agency/United Nations Special Committee Chief Nuclear Weapons Inspector.
11/25/2008 - The FBI and the retail industry have joined together to form the Law Enforcement Retail Partnership Network (LERPnet) to fight organized retail theft. LERPnet allows retailers to report and to share information with each other and the FBI in a secure and confidential manner. Check it out here.
Intelligence: Public-Private Partnerships
11/25/2008 - Cell phone providers participating in a government program will be able to notify subscribers of emergencies via text messages.
11/25/2008 - Despite billions spent, the U.S. government still has no comprehensive plan to detect the movement of radiological and nuclear materials along smuggling routes, the Government Accountability Office finds.
Intelligence: Drug Control
11/25/2008 - The National Transportation and Logistics Association wants to regulate last-mile couriers of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, but smaller companies question whether participation is worth the cost.
Intelligence: ID issues \ Identity Theft
10/29/2008 - Some organizations are finding it difficult to meet new rules requiring enhanced identity-theft prevention programs.
10/29/2008 - While data mining might make law enforcement's job easier, it's also controversial due to the perception that it not only violates a citizen's civil rights, but also that it is ineffective.
10/29/2008 - U.S. officials are now eager to take national security advice from people who spend their time imagining the future: science fiction writers.
Law Enforcement: Crime
10/29/2008 - Winning the fight against witness intimidation is the first step toward the successful prosecution of gang-related crimes. •Trends in Gang Activity
Intelligence: Research & Studies
09/29/2008 - The government is testing new technology that will allow 911 centers to receive text messages from those in distress.
Intelligence: Legal Issues
09/29/2008 - The National Institute of Justice is conducting studies to ascertain whether stun guns are safe for police and other security personnel to use.
Intelligence: Proprietary Information Protection
09/29/2008 - Critics say federal privacy laws have not kept pace with technological change.
09/23/2008 - BOMA Calgary has released its 2007 study on Laptop Theft in Commercial Buildings. Check out which types of buildings are the most vulnerable.