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Morning Security Brief: DOT Considers Ban on In-Flight Phone Calls, P.F. Chang's Security Breach, Child Exploitation, and More

- The U.S. Department of Transportation may ban in-flight phone calls. Restaurant chain P.F. Chang's revealed more details about the security breach that hit its payment card network in June. Google has tipped off police to child pornography in a man's e-mail account. And more.

Crime Lab Manual

- This manual is a step-by-step guide on how to process the scene of an investigation and solve a crime.

A New Point of View

- Police officers at the University of Dayton don wearable cameras to document their campus patrol efforts.

Morning Security Brief: Child Sex-Trafficking Sting, Targeted Killing Program Memo Released, Cyberthreats, and More

- The FBI announced on Monday it had rescued nearly 170 children who were victims of sex trafficking. A federal court has released a previously secret U.S. Justice Department memo related to the government's targeted killing program. PCWorld compiles a list of the most dangerous trending cybersecurity threats. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Details Emerge About California Shooter, Mudslide in Colorado, and Violence in Ukraine

- Chilling details are emerging about the 22 year-old gunman who killed six people in Santa Barbara, California on Friday. Search efforts continue for three men missing in a massive mudslide in western Colorado. And at least 40 people were killed in Eastern Ukraine in a clash at the Donetsk airport between pro-Russian separatists and the military.

United States Charges China in First Criminal Cyber Espionage Case

- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the United States is formally charging members of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army with cyber espionage. They are accused of stealing trade secrets from six U.S. companies.

Morning Security Brief: Fort Hood Security, Body Cameras for Border Protection, Cyber Hygiene, And Kerry Talks Middle East Peace

- Fort Hood security issues examined, CBP chief discusses body-worn cameras, officials launch Cyber Hygiene Campaign, Kerry frustrated with peace talks impasse.

Canine Evidence

- The Supreme Court ruled in Florida v. Harris that drug- or bomb-detection dogs can give police probable cause to search private property if they alert officers to potential illegal activities and are properly trained.

Introduction to Intelligence Studies

- Introduction to Intelligence Studies has been written for the student who has an interest in gaining a basic understanding of the way intelligence delivers a decision advantage in a rapidly evolving world.

History in Blue: 160 Years of Women Police, Sheriffs, Detectives, and State Troopers

- History in Blue is an entertaining yet factual historical account of women in law enforcement throughout the years. llan Duffin does an impressive job of highlighting the advancement of women in law enforcement from the 1800s to the present and even offers some insight into the future.  

Morning Security Brief: Derailment Investigation, Australia Spied on Citizens, Canadian National Security Arrest, and More

- Investigations have begun into yesterday’s train derailment in New York City. Documents released by Edward Snowden indicate that Australia was willing to share information gathered when it was spying on its citizens. Canadian authorities announce the arrest of a Toronto man for passing state secrets to China.

American Police: A History, 1945-2012

- Noted scholar and former police commander Thomas Reppetto traverses the path of American policing from 1945 to the present in the second volume of American Police: A History. The story is scholarly, professional and personal. Above all, it is riveting.

Border Security

- A border patrol agent violated the Fourth Amendment when he answered a suspect’s phone and impersonated the suspect, even though the suspect had given the agent permission to search the phone.  
 




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