03/30/2011 - Police do not need a warrant to search the text messages on the cell phone of a suspect, the California Supreme Court has ruled. In the case, law enforcement officers arrested Gregory Diaz on suspicion of purchasing Ecstasy. Once Diaz was in custody, officers seized his cell phone and found evidence to support charges of drug dealing.
01/28/2011 - The Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics is attempting to redesign the National Crime Victimization Survey, a study providing crime statistics based on public surveys, to make it better reflect true crime levels. Read about some of the proposed changes.
01/04/2011 - The ability of U.S. prisoners to get their hands on powerful, Web-connected smartphones has U.S. prisons worried and seeking ways to keep the devices out of inmates' hands or render them inoperable.
12/21/2010 - How the 11th Security Forces Group provides protection for Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility just outside of Washington, D.C. Among their missions are base access control, working with military detection attack dogs, and protection of visiting dignitaries.
12/20/2010 - U.K. arrests suspected terrorists in largest raid for months. The Washington Post continues its investigation into what it calls Top Secret America. And a court says cell-phone data retrieval requires a warrant.