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.
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.
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.
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.
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.