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<p>There are three main reasons a victim may not report a cybercrime: the amount of money involved is too small to worry about; they don&#39;t believe anything can be done about it, and/or they don&#39;t know where they can report such crimes</p>

Fighting Cybercrime at the Local Level  

November 3, 2017

By David Griffith

Computer criminals can be anywhere in the world, but the victims are here, so American law enforcement has to investigate and respond. Unfortunately, most agencies don't have the tools or know-how to do so. 

<p>David Griffith (Photo: Kelly Bracken)</p>

The Liability Plague  

April 7, 2017

By David Griffith

With the money they lose to lawsuits law enforcement agencies could hire more officers, field better equipment, and offer more comprehensive training.

<p>Photo: iStockphoto.com</p>

Countering Super Gangs with Crime Analytics  

June 30, 2015

By Louis F. Quijas

It has become a recurring issue for law enforcement nationwide, and internationally: the rise of the "super gang," an affiliation of distinct criminal organizations—temporarily or permanently—to pursue mutually beneficial strategies and/or profits.

<p>Photo: iStockphoto.com</p>

Prostitution: Getting Girls Out of "The Game"  

April 28, 2014

By Melanie Basich

Prostitution is, as they say, the oldest profession. But now gangs are getting in on the action in a big way. Their already established tricks for luring lonely kids into their ranks are also extremely effective in recruiting girls as young as 12 for the sex trade.

<p>Photo: iStock</p>

Reduce Negative Impact of Miranda  

March 11, 2014

By Devallis Rutledge

Has Miranda v. Arizona adversely affected criminal justice and public safety? Miranda has resulted in the inability to clear a quarter-million homicides, 1 million rapes, 5 million robberies, and 9 million aggravated assaults.

<p>Photo: istock</p>

Stopping Big Rigs  

March 10, 2014

By Michael T. Rayburn

For whatever reason some officers are intimidated when it comes to stopping big rigs. But it's a part of an officer's job to enforce the rules and regulations of the road, and crimes are being committed by some operators of these big rigs.

<p>Photo: iStockphoto.com</p>

Shots Fired: Riverside, California 09/11/2008  

January 17, 2014

By Dean Scoville

Officer Evan Wright chased after a gang member who fled and reached for his pocket while running. A flying tackle sent the two men into the middle of a residential driveway where some 20 guests were observing a quinceanera party in the front yard.

<p>Photo: iStockphoto.com</p>

Shots Fired: Glendale, California 03/31/2008  

February 15, 2013

By Dean Scoville

Gonzalez glanced back in Anderson's direction a second time. "Aw, shit!" he said, his facial expression leaving no doubt as to the sincerity of the sentiment. And with that, he tossed his soda on the ground and took off running around the corner and southbound on Adams Street.

<p>Photo: Mark W. Clark</p>

21st Century Surveillance  

December 20, 2012

By Dean Scoville

Revolutionary progress in the world of technology has enabled numerous changes in the techniques police officers use to identify, track, and make cases against suspects.

<p>Photo via <a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/51035555243@N01/5151649031/&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>Thomas Hawk</a>/Flickr.</p>

LEOKA: Beyond the Numbers  

December 17, 2012

By David Griffith

Loggers are not hurt and killed on duty because some dirtbag tree doesn’t want to go back to jail and opens fire instead of surrendering to the inevitable.

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