01/04/2012 - The U.S. creates the Bureau of Counterterrorism. A man uses a picture of his passport to cross the border from the U.S. to Canada. Police Departments in Detroit will no longer be open to the public 24 hours a day. And more.
01/04/2012 - A judge rules that a warrant isn't needed to track a suspect's movement using GPS devices. A soldier is stopped twice in one week carrying explosives at airports. Illinois equips police with radiation detectors. And more.
01/03/2012 - An FBI manhunt for a man who shot a park ranger ends after the suspect is found frozen in a creek. California police hail ShotSpotter a success. Drug cartels have a radio network that covers the entire country of Mexico. A private security guard is convicted of providing security for a drug transaction. And more.
12/20/2011 - A federal appeals court has ruled that police officers in two separate incidents engaged in unreasonable force when discharging their Tasers. However, because case law was not established at the time of the incidents, the officers are protected from liability.