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Police Worry About Sovereign Citizen Movement, SPLC Reports

- The Southern Poverty Law Center says law enforcement from across the country have contacted it to report “a dramatic increase” in the level of sovereign citizen activity.

Forensics

- Researchers have found a way to deduce an individual’s age range based on a tiny amount of blood. This could be helpful in crime investigations.

A Little Dab Will Do Ya (In)

- A new DNA test can help law enforcement determine the age of a victim or suspect from a single drop of blood.

Police Chief 101: Practical Advice for the Law Enforcement Leader

- Ignore the title, this book is a true primer on leadership and executive career survival skills.

Crime Stats

- 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.

Urbanization, Policing, and Security: Global Perspectives

- Urbanization, Policing, and Security is an intensely academic and wide-ranging compilation of essays on crime and policing across the world.

Inmates Use Smuggled Mobile Devices to Make Their Voices Heard

- 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.

Biometrics are Fallible

- Forget CSI, biometrics are inherently fallible, according to a multiyear study by the National Research Council.

A Command Performance

- The Dallas Police Department designs a mobile command unit to meet the city's specific needs.

This Base is Covered

- 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.

Morning Security Brief: U.K. Terrorist Raid, Suspicious-Activity Database in U.S., and Cell Phone Data Ruling

- 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.

Game Camera Catches Naked Ghosthunter in Mississippi Cemetery

- A Mississippi cemetery set up a game camera to catch vandals. Instead, staff caught a local man naked and indulging in a bizarre hobby.

Morning Security Brief: Fighting the Taliban, Spotting Counterfeit Drugs, Private Security in Afghanistan, and More

- The pros and cons of fighting the Taliban with local militia are examined by the Washington Post. A new effort to help consumers in Africa spot counterfeit drugs is being launched. And the Afghan government acknowledges it may need private security a little longer.
 




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