Daily Headline : Terrorism
11/18/2014 - A deadly attack in a Jerusalem synagogue killed four and left six wounded, citing an uptick in violence in Israel. The FBI is warning law enforcement nationwide to prepare for violence in light of a pending grand jury decision on the Michael Brown case. And a GAO report finds the Department of Veterans Affairs has not mitigated critical vulnerabilities in its network.
Book Reviews: Crime
09/23/2014 - Author Rory McMahon began his career as a probation officer in 1973 and he hasn’t stopped since. Today he is a successful investigator in the private sector and his book, Practical Handbook for Professional Investigators, displays his expertise.
Case Study: ID issues \ Identity Theft
09/23/2014 - The Pennsylvania Justice Network, an online portal for law enforcement, was looking to upgrade its facial recognition software to search the millions of suspect images in its bookings database. They turned to two different technologies to upgrade their system.
Daily Headline : Travel Security
08/05/2014 - 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.
Book Reviews: Crime
06/24/2014 - This manual is a step-by-step guide on how to process the scene of an investigation and solve a crime.
Case Study: Best Practices \ Case Studies
06/24/2014 - Police officers at the University of Dayton don wearable cameras to document their campus patrol efforts.
Daily Headline : Homeland Security
06/24/2014 - 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.
Daily Headline : Crime
05/27/2014 - 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.
Daily Headline : Cybercrime
05/19/2014 - 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.
Daily Headline : International
04/04/2014 - Fort Hood security issues examined, CBP chief discusses body-worn cameras, officials launch Cyber Hygiene Campaign, Kerry frustrated with peace talks impasse.
SM Online: Research & Studies
01/30/2014 - 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.
Book Reviews: Intelligence
01/02/2014 - 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.
Book Reviews: Research & Studies
12/30/2013 - 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.