FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?



Search Result: Crime Trends

Displaying 21  -  40  of  94

5 Tips for Investigating Child ID Theft

January 9, 2013
Like most fraud cases, child identity theft consists of pieces of a puzzle that must be put back together to paint a picture of the thief. You'll get better results if the family is organized and tenacious about details and the officer conducts a thorough investigation.

Police Deaths Reach Historic Low In 2012

December 27, 2012
The number of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty fell sharply in 2012, marking a year that ranks among the lowest for officer fatalities since 1960.

FBI Releases Hate Crime Report

December 11, 2012
The number of hate crimes reported in 2011 fell 6% from the prior year, but crimes against a victim's sexual orientation rose, the FBI announced Tuesday.

NYC Celebrates Crime-Free Day

December 3, 2012
The city's crime-free Nov. 26 marked a steep fall in violent crime from the early 1990s in a city expected to record 400 murders this year.

DEA: Meth Lab Incidents Rose 39% In Four Years

November 20, 2012
Meth remains a growth industry with heavy demand across the country that has required increasing law enforcement resources to handle. The increasing popularity of meth's cheap, euphoric high appears to be replacing more pricey street drugs such as cocaine and heroin.

FBI: 72 Officers Feloniously Killed In 2011

November 19, 2012
Seventy-two officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty in 2011, compared with 56 from the year before, the FBI announced today.

Crime Increases in Sacramento After Deep Cuts to Police Force

November 5, 2012
The shrinking of Sacramento's police force has been extreme; the department has lost more than 300 sworn officers and civilian staff members and more than 30 percent of its budget since 2008.

FBI: Violent Crime Fell In 2011

October 29, 2012
Violent crimes and property crimes reported to police in 2011 fell 3.8% and 0.5% respectively, according to finalized FBI data released Monday. The report came in direct conflict with federal Bureau of Justice Statistics reporting that violent crime jumped by about 18%, and property crimes rose by 11% in 2011.

Feds: Violent Crime Rises 18%, FBI Data Questioned

October 17, 2012
Violent crime rates across the U.S. jumped by about 18%, and property crimes rose by 11% between 2010 and 2011, according to a report released Wednesday by the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Calif. Sheriff Enlists Surveillance Plane

August 28, 2012
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has begun using a Cessna aircraft outfitted with state-of-the-art surveillance gear that feeds streaming images to deputies on the ground.

Why Chicago is So Violent

June 28, 2012
Chicago's homicide rate is out of control. This is not about "old school" gangsters coming out of prison and trying to re-establish themselves. It's about the youngsters having no respect for anyone.

Chicago Hires Peace Group to Stem Gang Killings

June 26, 2012
The city will give the group a one-year grant for $1 million to hire 40 "interrupters" who will mediate conflicts in the Ogden and Grand Crossing districts, where gun violence has spiked.

Video: Chicago's Top Cop Explains Rising Murder Rate

June 19, 2012
The rash of shootings and spike in murders in Chicago this year can be attributed to the city's 59 gangs and more than 600 gang sets, Police Superintendant Garry McCarthy told CBS News.

Chicago's Top Cop Explains Rising Murder Rate

June 19, 2012

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said the city's spike in homicides and shootings can be linked to the more than 59 gangs in the city. Chicago has seen a 35% increase in murders so far in 2012. Read the full story here.

S.C. Agency Adopts IBM's Predictive Analytics To Reduce Crime

June 15, 2012
The Charleston (S.C.) Police Department has joined the ranks of other departments who have begun relying on predictive policing data analytics to identify crime "hot spots" for enforcement.

FBI: Crime Rates Fell In 2011

June 12, 2012
Violent crime and property crime reported by law enforcement fell again in 2011, according to preliminary data released released by the FBI. When compared to 2010, violent crime fell 4%, and property crime dropped 0.8%.

L.A. Sheriff Reports 11% Drop In Homicides In 2012

June 7, 2012
For the first five months of 2012, homicides fell and overall crime rose in the jurisdiction patrolled by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies as compared to the same period in 2011.

Wrongful Convictions Studied In New Database

May 22, 2012
Perjury, faulty eyewitness identification and prosecutorial misconduct are the leading reasons in 873 wrongful convictions studied in a new national database.

FBI: 2 of 3 Slain Officers Wore Body Armor

May 14, 2012
In 2011, 72 officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty. That number was 16 more than the 56 officers slain in 2010. Also, 50 officers were killed in accidents, a decrease of 22 officers compared with the 72 officers accidentally killed in 2010.

Chicago Homicides Rise 60%, Mayor Calls for Gang Law

April 12, 2012
Chicago homicides spiked 60% in the first three months of 2012. As a result, Mayor Rahm Emanuel called on the state's General Assembly to pass a bill that would allow federal-style racketeering prosecutions of violent gang activity.
Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine