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Ink and Internet Indiscretions

June 17, 2010
Posting party photos online and getting tattoos is OK for most people, but police agencies will expect you to be more careful of the image you project.

Officers and LE Support Groups Boycott Portland Cafe

June 10, 2010
Officers and supporters of law enforcement have organized an online boycott of the Red and Black Cafe in Portland (Ore.), where an officer was served coffee and then asked to leave.

Violator Buys Police Website To Complain About Speed Cameras

June 9, 2010
McCrary had headed to the site to reschedule his court hearing. When he arrived, he saw a notice that the site's domain name was about to expire. Once it expired, McCrary registered a claim to use the Internet real estate.

All Traffic Solutions Shows Web-Based Products to State Law Enforcement Leaders

April 26, 2010
All Traffic Solutions gave attendees at the annual State Associations of Chiefs of Police (SACOP) conference held recently in Alexandria, Va, a sneak peak at the company's Web-based traffic safety solutions.

High-Tech Troubles

April 6, 2010
Say you're texting another cop about a case. Are these texts discoverable? Freedom of information and open records laws are evolving as we speak. Learn your state's laws and how they apply to you.

Crime Scene Photos: Show Some Common Decency

March 11, 2010

Just like every woman on every porn site is somebody's daughter, every bloody corpse on those graphic death sites is somebody's loved one.

Gun Rights Advocates Target California Detective Following Facebook Posts

February 16, 2010
Gun rights advocates have a California police detective in their cross hairs after he apparently posted comments on Facebook advocating that "open carry" supporters should be shot.

Tutorial Website

January 14, 2010
eCrimJus.com is a tutorial Website that offers a study tool for professionals already in the field or about to enter the field of criminal justice. CrimJus' subscription-based service provides a weekly exam of 10 to 20 criminal justice questions.

Massachusetts Officer May Have Posted Dead Body Picture On Facebook

January 7, 2010
The department is now investigating whether the picture depicting an apparent overdose victim laying face down on a couch with clutter and trash surrounding the couch is authentic.

Watch What You Post

December 10, 2009

Today's cops may still gather over a case of cold beer, but they also gather online using social networking tools such as MySpace and Facebook. Which is a problem for agencies and officers because what many users of social networks don't realize before its too late is that anything they do or say or write on these sites is done so in full view of the public.

How You Can Become a Better Cop Right Now

November 12, 2009

Becoming a better cop may not ensure formal recognition such as a promotion, but it'll virtually guarantee it informally. It'll simultaneously help you to do your job faster and increase your prospects to work elsewhere.

Social Media Dangers

October 30, 2009

Devallis Rutledge discusses why officers need to be careful when using social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook. You can also read the original article "The Whole World is Watching" from the September 2009 issue.

Continuing Police Education

September 18, 2009

Just because money is not available from your department doesn't mean that training becomes any less important. As a proactive officer, you know that you must remain current on your training if you are going to be effective on the street. This article is designed to help you locate free training resources and remain on the cutting edge of the law enforcement profession.

The Whole World is Watching

September 17, 2009

Twitter, MySpace, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and thousands of other social networking Websites carry information that can be accessed by criminals and their attorneys, as well as by employers.

Is Your Department Blogging?

August 4, 2009
More often than not, police departments post "just the facts, ma'am" news releases on their websites about the latest criminals that have been apprehended. But a few forward-looking departments are using the social media tool of blogging to strengthen the bond with their community.

Cutting Through the Noise

July 21, 2009

I find the world is filled with more and more "noise" that makes it difficult to find the actual "signal" that is the information we truly need.

Improve Your Cybercrime Expertise

July 15, 2009
Learn more about how to stop people who hang out in chat rooms waiting for unsuspecting victims or send fraudulent e-mails about money scams this summer at the National Forensics Training Center.

Gang Turf in Cyberspace

November 7, 2008
Gangs have evolved in criminal and technical sophistication from the school dropouts of the 1960s. Today's gang members utilize all the modern electric means of communication including laptop computers, iPods, Blackberrys, video cameras, and multiple function cellular telephones.

The State of American Law Enforcement - A Love-Hate Relationship

April 1, 2008

"My brother told me, 'If you want everyone to love you, join the fire department. If you want half the people to love you but half the people to hate you, go ahead and be on the police department.'" — Officer Michael Pecha, Omaha (Neb.) Police Department.

Logicube Forensic MD5

March 1, 2005

Last year I devoted two columns to reviews of different computer forensics software. This month I’m revisiting computer forensics once again, but this time let’s look at a hardware device developed for the cybercrime investigator.

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