INFORMATION

Site Map - Law Enforcement

Morning Security Brief: Boston Bombings, Defeat of Gun Measure, Android Security, Cyber Trends, and More

- Video said to show suspects in Boston Bombings. President Barack Obama vows to push ahead on gun background checks. The ACLU asks FTC to investigate major wireless carriers for failing to warn customers about unpatched security flaws in Android phones. Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report shows targeted attacks for 2012 up 42% but attacks against CEOs down 8%.

Morning Security Brief: Latest on Boston Marathon Blasts

- A pair of deadly explosions that rocked the Boston Marathon on Monday killed three and the number of wounded is now reported to exceed 150. The FBI is heading the investigation of the attacks, and cities around the world are on high alert after the bombings.

Morning Security Brief: Budget Cuts Delay Trial, Security for Thatcher Funeral, Stabbing Rampage, and More

- The trial of the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden may be delayed until 2014 because of budget cuts to the Public Defenders Office. British police are concerned about security for the ceremonial funeral of Margaret Thatcher. A student went on a stabbing rampage yesterday in Houston, wounding 14 people. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Money Laundering, Border Security, and Catching Corrupt Politicians

- Mafia using renewable energy companies to launder money; Radar shows disappointing apprehension rates of illegal immigrants in one surveilled stretch of U.S. border; and how prosecutors are still going after corrupt politicians.

Intelligence

- Researchers examine how emotional cues in speeches can trigger violence, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police forms a comprehensive center for officer wellness issues.

Security Succeeds with Collaboration

- Public-private partnerships between the Boston hotel industry and public law enforcement have grown during the last decade through information sharing and the building of trust.  

Surveillance Laws Need to Be Updated, Says FBI General Counsel

- The rapid advancement of technology has had a positive impact on law enforcement, but it also poses enormous legal challenges because the U.S. has “old laws,” according to Andrew Weissman, general counsel to the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). He spoke at the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law & National Security luncheon in Washington, D.C. today.

Morning Security Brief: Dorner Gets $1 Million Bounty, Horsemeat Scandal, Social Media Software, and More

- LAPD offering $1 million for information on rogue officer. Britain’s food fraud scandal. New software mines social media. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Federal Reserve Hack Ramifications, Overhauling Bail Determinations, and More

- The hacking of the Federal Reserve could have long term ramifications, warns a security researcher. Conference of Chief Justices discuss need for better way to set bail. A Washington, D.C. task force creates an anti-bullying program for agencies that work with kids. And More

Court Rules Homeowner’s Association Can Enforce Rules Using Private Security

- To stop people from speeding the neighborhood, an Illinois property owner’s association established a 25-mile-per-hour speed limit throughout the neighborhood and created its own security department to enforce the rules within property limits.

Google Releases Transparency Report

- Google received more than 21,000 requests for information on more than 33,000 users in the last six months from governments around the world.

NYPD Testing Its First Gun-Detecting Body Scanner

- The NYPD is testing a new device it hopes will help officers see firearms through clothing. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly hopes future versions of the device can be mounted on police vehicles or worn on officers’ belts.

Prison Guard Faces 20 Years for Beating Inmate to Death and Trying to Cover It Up

- A former Alabama prison guard faces 20 years in prison for charges surrounding the beating of an inmate who later died from his injuries.
 




Beyond Print

SM Online

See all the latest links and resources that supplement the current issue of Security Management magazine.