12/11/2012 - The FTC finds that 60 percent of apps for kids are sending information to advertisers or software companies. Police in Pennsylvania serve 57 percent more warrants after a reporter launches a mug shot Pinterest. Sikhs want the FBI to track hate crimes against them, too.
12/07/2012 - Sovereign citizens in Nevada are using mobile phones to summon fellow sovereigns to routine traffic stops to document the situation with video cameras and, according to one retired police chief, intimidate police officers.
12/03/2012 - A Florida newspaper’s investigative project reveals a wide range of misconduct among the state’s police and corrections officers. One Coast Guard member is dead after a confrontation with smugglers off the coast of California. Illinois police look to build a database of executed inmates to help solve cold cases. And more.
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11/19/2012 - The FBI’s Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted report, released Monday morning, includes narratives of how each officer was killed and a database that organizes each incident by state, weapon used, and about 45 other criteria.
11/01/2012 - UAVs get closer to integration into domestic airspace. A police officer is suspended for using a stun gun on a child. USC uses its alert system to protect students after a Halloween night shooting. And more.
10/26/2012 - Police in the U.K. routinely extract and store information from suspects’ mobile phones. Infographic: Solving crime with social media. Peru to track overland chemical shipments using GPS. And more.
10/23/2012 - Sweden’s white powder scare last week has been classified as “spreading a poison or virus.” .Gov sites being used for phishing scams. Social media leads to a break in the investigation of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. And more.
10/16/2012 - A security engineer says the UK’s plan to use social media to verify identities encourages people to be “lazy about protecting their online identity.” A drug detection dog alerts to a man’s anus, but there’s nothing there. Surveillance cameras catch a car dumping a shooting victim at a hospital. And more.