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National LE Museum Acquires Depression-Era Crime Artifacts

October 30, 2012
The National Law Enforcement Museum has acquired four lots of Depression-era artifacts relating to the law men who apprehended Bonnie and Clyde and Billy the Kid.

La Cosa Nostra: Alive and Kicking

March 15, 2011
On the strength of 16 indictments, federal agents arrested 119 alleged members of La Cosa Nostra Sicilian Mafia in late-January raids in the Northeast. This was an outstanding blow against the Mob, but it's not a fatal blow.

Dillinger's Wild Ride

July 10, 2009

In an era of celebrity outlaws such as Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd and Bonnie and Clyde, John Dillinger was in a class by himself. Elliott Gorn's book chronicles the year, 1933-34, when Dillinger's gang raided banks across the American heartland and stole hundreds of thousands of dollars. The spree triggered new anti-crime legislation and helped bring about the modern FBI. "Dillinger's Wild Ride" arrived a few weeks ahead of the 75th anniversary of the gangster's death in June 2009.

Saving Money Through Training

May 1, 2009

Officers who fall behind on core training and who stop getting regular updates on recent case law become a civil liability to themselves and their employers.

Gunman Kills Two and Takes Own Life at Southern California Hospital

April 17, 2009

A pharmacy technician showed up for work at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center on Thursday brandishing two handguns, killed his boss and another manager and then fatally shot himself, witnesses said. A rumor of impending layoffs apparently triggered the attack.


December 1, 2008

In light of the recent economic downturn, retailers operating on a tight profit margin are going to be much less forgiving of shoplifters and have much higher expectations that you will deal with the shoplifting problem.

Experts: Bad Economies Don't Cause Crime Waves

November 20, 2008
With the economy's current troubles, many people assume a crime wave is just around the corner. But criminologists say that's just an American myth.

Texas Rangers

January 1, 2002

If ever a law enforcement group brought to mind truth, justice and the American way, it's the Texas Rangers.

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