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.
Daily Headline : Homeland Security
09/08/2011 - Part III of Security Management's 9-11 Anniversary Special Focus: One of the architects of the Suspicious Activity Reporting program shares insights into its formation and expansion.
SM Online: Education
08/30/2011 - The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s Web site highlights efforts to combat gang violence around the country.
Daily Headline : Access Control
08/10/2011 - Ft. Hood security reverts back to military police. No more Facebook for inmates. Stuxnet explained. And more.
Daily Headline : Intelligence
08/01/2011 - The San Diego Police Department’s Criminal Intelligence Unit has set an example for other U.S. police departments by successfully becoming active participants in the national intelligence community, according to a report from a nonpartisan homeland security think tank at The George Washington University.
Daily Headline : IT Security
08/01/2011 - Exploiting a vulnerability in programmable logic controllers, hackers could wreak havoc on prison lights, doors, and video surveillance.
Legal Report: Legal Issues
07/28/2011 - A bill (S. 401) introduced by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) would revise the criminal code to strengthen penalties for bribery and corruption convictions. The bill would expand mail and wire fraud statutes to cover offenses involving anything of value, including intangible rights and licenses, not just monetary goods. The measure would also modify elements relating to the crime of bribery of public officials and witnesses to prohibit public officials from accepting anything of value, other than what is permitted by rule or regulation, because of the person’s official position.
Homeland Security: Investigations
07/27/2011 - Scientists who sequence the DNA of pathogens have adopted guidelines to limit the opportunities for criminals to get access to such research.
News & Trends: Crime
07/26/2011 - For years, experts argued that latent fingerprint identification was infallible. That perception has slowly given way to a more realistic view of the science’s shortcomings.
Book Reviews: Training
07/25/2011 - Author Jerry Ratcliffe has written an accessible work that provides the reader with the theoretical foundation for the concept of ILP.
Book Reviews: Investigations
07/22/2011 - This updated edition of Effective Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques demonstrates that conducting effective interviews is an art form as well as a science.
Daily Headline : Crime
07/22/2011 - Crime in Canada is at its lowest in 40 years. Officials in Canada's highest crime areas use a multifaceted strategy to keep crime down.
Daily Headline : Legal Issues
07/12/2011 - It's a common scenario: A security officer makes an arrest and the suspect resists. The suspect is injured and files a lawsuit claiming that the officer used excessive force. Tommy J. Burns examines use of force in our July cover story.