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Former Israeli Minister Says Government Must Take Fight to Organized Crime

- There's another war on terrorism going on inside Israel, argues one of the country's former deputy defense ministers, but this battle is between law enforcement and organized crime.

DHS Ready for Spillover of Violence from Mexico

- The Department of Homeland Security has developed a border surge plan if the drug-fueled violence that plagues Mexico spills over into American border states, reports The New York Times.

NYPD Prepared for Mumbai-Style Attack, Says Police Commissioner

- The New York Police Department has the plans, training, and policies in place to respond to a Mumbai-type terrorist assault on the city, Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly told a Senate hearing today.

LAPD Officer Under Investigation for Smuggling Guns and Ammo

- A veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department is under federal investigation for smuggling ten handguns and ammunition to the security firm he runs in the Central American nation of Belize.

Active Shooter

- How to handle an active shooter situation is the subject of two new guidelines: One targets retail establishments; the other, released by the Department of Homeland Security, targets a more general audience of managers and employees.

Animal Rights Extremists' Attacks Get More Personal and Dangerous

- Animal rights extremists are adopting more personal and dangerous terrorism tactics, two biomedical researchers argue on the opinion page of today's issue of The Washington Post.

U.S. Judge Hits Facebook Spammer with Massive Damages

- A spammer was ordered to pay Facebook $873 million in damages by a federal judge last Friday, but the popular social networking Web site’s security director says he doesn’t expect payment in full.

Illegal Drugs

- A new Motorola survey says consumers rank drug trafficking and drug possession as their number one public-safety concern.

Recruitment, Retention, and Turnover of Police Personnel: Reliable, Practical, and Effective Solutions

- As the supply of qualified applicants dwindles, Orrick shows police departments how to recruit and retain good police officers.

DHS Takes on Transnational Gangs

- The U.S. government has launched a program to address gang activities that span international borders.

Can I Get a Witness?

- Winning the fight against witness intimidation is the first step toward the successful prosecution of gang-related crimes. •Trends in Gang Activity

Public Safety Concerns

- A new Motorola survey says consumers rank drug trafficking and drug possession as their number one public safety concern while first responders overwhelmingly cite natural disasters.

Texas Prisons Fight Contraband Cell Phones

- A recent problem, the issue became more pressing when a convicted murderer on death row called a state senator from his cell with a contraband cell phone.(updated)

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