Daily Headline : Guards \ Security Officers
11/04/2011 - First nationwide test of the emergency alert system scheduled for Wednesday. A new USPS ad says doing businesses by mail is more secure. And more.
10/27/2011 - Police departments are finding that social media can be used to gather tips and feedback from the public.
International: Contingency Planning \ Disaster Management
10/27/2011 - New standards are designed to help security contractors operate safely in areas with weakened rule of law.
Daily Headline : Research & Studies
10/24/2011 - Web site problems keep the FBI from releasing its "Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted" report.
Book Reviews: Training
10/20/2011 - In his book, Gregory Bennett brings the reader through real life situations faced by first responders and, in doing so, highlights where the responders’ training may be inadequate.
Daily Headline : Hiring \ Employment Issues
10/18/2011 - Can a book about obtaining the position of police chief and then successfully performing as one be of professional interest to security professionals? In this instance, the answer is a qualified yes.
SM Online: Legal Issues
09/29/2011 - A police officer is guilty of gross negligence after shooting an unarmed man. The officer, who claimed that he intended to draw his Taser, violated the law when he neglected to verify that he had mistakenly drawn his gun, according to a federal appeals court. The officer’s actions, ruled the court, were objectively unreasonable.
Book Reviews: Training
09/29/2011 - While the book is written from a law enforcement perspective and for a police readership, the information certainly applies to private security professionals who must manage large crowd events in stadiums, malls, concerts, and protests that may be aimed at their companies or on the streets surrounding their facilities.
Book Reviews: Hiring \ Employment Issues
09/29/2011 - Can a book about obtaining the position of police chief and then successfully performing as one be of professional interest to security professionals? In this instance, the answer is a qualified yes.
Daily Headline : Legal Issues
09/27/2011 - NSA is developing secure smartphones. A hacker wants the courts to force the FBI to reveal the details of Stingray location-detecting technology. The Guardian uses uniform crime report data to make an interactive map. And more.
Daily Headline : Physical Security
09/26/2011 - Almost half of waistband shootings in L.A. involved unarmed suspects. The Department of Defense wants to increase the number of military working dogs. A rash of hog thefts plagues the Midwest. And more.
Daily Headline : Cybercrime
09/23/2011 - Another member of LulzSec is caught, only two remain at large. 3D printing technology lauded for good is already being used for crime. The Austin Police Department kills a plan to log unsecured WiFi networks.
Daily Headline : Investigations
09/13/2011 - By testing suspect computing devices on site, law enforcement can reduce forensic wait times and protect the chain of evidence.