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Cleveland Serial Killer May Be Connected To Cases In Other States

November 10, 2009
The FBI and two Southern California departments are investigating whether accused Cleveland serial killer Anthony Sowell may be connected with several cases, when he was stationed at Camp Pendleton in the mid-1980s, the North County Times reports.

Delaying, Delayed, and Good Ol’ Hamstrung Justice

October 6, 2009
As I like to bitch and gripe at the lack of novel approaches in the justice system, I should at least look at some when they do pop up. A couple of novel ideas were brought to my attention during the last couple of weeks, so I figured I'd share them herein.

Putting a Face to a Name

September 18, 2009
As patrol officers know all too well, drivers they pull over may not give them a truthful answer about their identity, especially if a bench warrant has been issued. Obtaining a photo can help get positive identification.

Side-Scan Sonar Identifies N.Y. Crash Evidence

September 1, 2009
Side-scan sonar is known as a "towfish" — it's a torpedo-like device towed behind a boat. The towfish converts acoustic sound pulses into a video image of the river bottom. To a trained operator, the resulting image offers a photographic view of the bottom that can be used to identify items of interest.

Feds Give $30 Million to Local LE Agencies for Border Security

August 13, 2009
The $30 million in grant funding announced on Tuesday will go to law enforcement agencies along the border for overtime, travel and other costs, according to Homeland Security officials.

Motorcycle-Gang Members Plead Guilty in Detroit

August 3, 2009
Fourteen members of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club have pleaded guilty in Detroit to charges including violent crimes in aid of racketeering, illegal drug distribution and firearms violations, federal officials have announced.

DEA Arrests Top La Familia Cartel Member

August 3, 2009
Drug Enforcement Administration agents arrested a key member of La Familia Michoacana, one of Mexico's most ruthless and violent drug cartels, acting Administrator Michele Leonhart announced today.

4 Gun Traffickers Were Raising Proceeds to Pay Drug Cartel

August 3, 2009
Several of the guns, which were being moved from Arizona to California, were fully automatic. One of the men arrested said the transaction was raising funds to pay off a debt to a Mexican drug cartel, according to the ATF.

The State of Law Enforcement In 2008

July 10, 2009

In each monthy issue during 2008, Police Magazine's editors examined the state of American law enforcement. The series won a prestigious magazine award and gave us new insight into the challenges faced by police now and in the years to come. This editorial from December 2008, which is titled "The State of American Law Enforcement," sums up the series.

Scores of Cops, Federal Agents Take Part in NYC Nuclear Terror Drill

June 11, 2009
The staged threat started at 10 p.m. Tuesday on the southbound Clearview Expressway, near the Long Island Expressway off-ramp, in Queens where cops and agents used radiation detection equipment to find an undercover police SUV carrying the bogus bomb.

Birmingham Police Beating Video: Did Not Show Beating When First Given to DA

May 21, 2009

Video of five Birmingham police officers beating an unconscious suspect was edited before it was turned over as evidence to the Jefferson County district attorney's office to use in the suspect's prosecution, authorities said Wednesday.

Utah Agencies Resist Cross-Deputizing Officers for Immigration Duty

May 1, 2009
Several law-enforcement agencies in Salt Lake County have expressed reservations about partnering with the federal government's immigration enforcer ahead of a new state law that gives them an opt-out option, according to a report from the Salt Lake Tribune.

Twin Cities Police Task Force Prevents Gang Battle

April 16, 2009
What the gang members didn't know was that strike force members had been planning their own confrontation.

Multi-Agency Roundup Targets N.C. Probation Violators

April 3, 2009
Federal marshals and local police rounded up 60 probation violators this week in an intensive operation aimed at finding people who had been eluding authorities. Authorities said they made 109 arrests and cleared more than 120 warrants since the start of the operation.

Oregon (Ohio) Police Division

April 1, 2009

When it comes to policing the especially permeable maritime borders running through the Great Lakes, security requires an "all hands on deck" approach.

Vallejo Police to Offer Aid to Oakland

March 23, 2009
The Vallejo Police Department will be helping its Oakland counterpart in the wake of the weekend shootings of four officers, Chief Bob Nichelini said Sunday.

Troops, Cops to Surge for President-Elect Barack Obama's Inaugural

January 11, 2009
Military and law enforcement officials told the Daily News they're adding more soldiers and cops than previously planned to help safeguard Obama's Jan. 20 swearing-in.

S.C. Officers Say Man Operated Meth Lab from His Vehicle

January 9, 2009
On Tuesday, officers say they saw the suspect breaking up pills and pouring chemicals while driving on U.S. 378, Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts said.

Ex-U.S. Drug Czar Warns of Mexican Border Rush Because of Cartel Violence

January 8, 2009
A failure by the Mexican political system to curtail lawlessness and violence could result (in) a surge of millions of refugees crossing the U.S. border to escape the domestic misery of violence, failed economic policy, poverty, hunger, joblessness, and the mindless cruelty and injustice of a criminal state," Barry McCaffrey said.

El Paso Mayor Vetoes Resolution Asking for Debate on Legalizing Drugs

January 7, 2009
El Paso Mayor John Cook on Tuesday vetoed a unanimously supported resolution from City Council asking the federal government to seriously study the legalization of narcotics as a way to respond to the plague of violence that last year killed 1,600 people in Juárez, Mexico.
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