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The Future of Policing: A Practical Guide for Police Managers and Leaders

- This well-crafted book, replete with anecdotes, systematically addresses issues such as technology, hiring practices, training, budgets, labor relations, evolving communities, and post 9-11 trends that challenge today’s police departments.

News Media Relations for Law Enforcement Leaders

- Gerald Garner, the chief of police in Greeley, Colorado, is a prolific author, and this latest work is a credible guide through the dangerous and dynamic relationship with the news media.

Morning Security Brief: NYC Stop & Frisk Law, Money Laundering and Digital Currency, and More

- The New York City Council passed policies that will severely curtail the city’s stop and frisk practice. Thomson Reuters Fraud Prevention and Investigation unit has a report on the rising use of digital currency in money laundering. And the GAO find that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) should increase interagency communication and strengthen the assessment of its efforts to stem illegal cross-border activity.

Money Laundering: A Guide for Criminal Investigators, Third Edition

- John Madinger, who has extensive experience as an IRS criminal investigator, has written an outstanding introduction to the complex world of money laundering. It includes interesting sections on the history of money and of money laundering along with other forms of financial crime.

Eyewitness Identification: A Police Perspective

- Law enforcement has the responsibility to arrest the guilty person and an obligation to ensure that the wrong person is not convicted of a crime. Eyewitness Identification acknowledges the increasing awareness that eyewitness identification of criminals is unreliable.

Assessing U.S. Efforts in Central America

- U.S. government programs designed to curb violence and drugs in Central America are gaining traction, but experts warn that addressing social issues may be the key to success.

Morning Security Brief: Obama Calls for Full Diplomatic Security Funding, Firearm Background Checks Increase, and More

- President Obama calls on Congress to approve funds for increased diplomatic security, firearm background checks nearly double after Newtown, and more.

Endless Enemies

- Raymond Holcomb spent 23 years in the FBI, spanning the era of J. Edgar Hoover through 9-11 and its aftermath. He played a key role in the transformation of the organization’s primary focus from crime-fighting to national security.

Morning Security Brief: Border Security Project Progresses, Bombers' Records Withheld, Bankers Briefed, and More

- The Department of Homeland Security is progressing with contractor selection on its border security Integrated Fixed Tower project. Boston Globe has been denied FOIA copies of the federal immigration records of the Tsarnaev brothers. The FBI gave temporary security clearances to bankers to brief them on online banking attacks. Asian companies are still concerned by cloud security.

Morning Security Brief: Hearing on Benghazi, Cellphone Ruling, Preparing for the Next Volcanic Eruption, and More

- State department officials with firsthand knowledge of the attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya, testified before a House committee about what went wrong. A federal judge upholds the right of law enforcement agents to use stingray technology to locate a cellphone signal. Airline to test volcanic-ash-detection system. And more.

Three More Arrests in Connection with Boston Bombings

- Three additional suspects were taken into custody Monday afternoon in connection with the Boston marathon attacks.

Director of National Intelligence to Review Intelligence Gathering Prior to Boston Attacks

- The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) will conduct a broad review of intelligence gathering prior to the Boston Marathon bombings, President Obama told reporters today at a news briefing.

White Collar Crime

- USA Network’s White Collar has partnered with the FBI. Take a look at some real life white collar crimes that the FBI is looking for the public’s help to solve.
 




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