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All Backlogged San Francisco Rape Kits to be Tested this Year

June 11, 2015
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr on Tuesday said the city’s entire backlog of old rape kits has been counted by hand and will be tested by the end of the year with money already in the department’s budget.

Motorola Solutions, Wynyard Group Partner on Big Data Analysis to Help Solve Crimes Faster

June 11, 2015
Motorola Solutions is partnering with Wynyard Group to integrate next-generation crime analytics to help law enforcement agencies connect disparate data sources such as criminal history, social media networks, property records, field notes and other types of evidence. The software helps identify criminal patterns and explore relationships by analyzing data in minutes rather than days, freeing up agency resources to investigate leads and solve cases.

Vigilant's ALPR Data Helps Apprehend Suspect in Underage Sexual Assaults

June 5, 2015
Vigilant Solutions' LEARN analytic software and commercial license plate reader (LPR) data helped a law enforcement agency locate and apprehend a suspect in multiple sexual assaults against underage victims.

Digital Investigation Tool Analyze DI Creates Intelligence out of Visual Big Data

May 5, 2015
Analyze Relations, a new feature in NetClean's Analyze DI 15.1, is a visual navigation tool that enables digital investigators to dig deeper into case material.

Prisoner Said Freddie Gray Was 'Trying To Injure Himself,' Document Says

April 30, 2015
A prisoner sharing a police transport van with Freddie Gray told investigators that he could hear Gray "banging against the walls" of the vehicle and believed that he "was intentionally trying to injure himself," according to a police document.

CLEAR: The Complete Solution for Law Enforcement Investigations

April 24, 2015
CLEAR is a powerful research tool that helps law enforcement investigators close cases faster.

ASPCA Poll Reveals LEOs Lack Resources, Training to Properly Address Dog Fighting

April 8, 2015
A nationwide poll of law enforcement released today by the ASPCA exposes serious obstacles for law enforcement to investigate one of the most horrific forms of animal cruelty—dog fighting.

Washington K-9 Dies After Inhaling Meth

March 27, 2015
A Tacoma (Wash.) PD K-9 named Barney has died after he came in contact with unwrapped powdered methamphetamine during a narcotics investigation, the Pierce County prosecutor's office said Thursday.

Prosecutors Criticize D.C. Crime Lab’s Handling of Some DNA Evidence

March 6, 2015
D.C. prosecutors have stopped sending DNA evidence to the city’s new state-of-the-art crime lab after they said they discovered errors in the way analysts determined whether a sample can be linked to a suspect or a victim.

Analyzing DNA Blueprints

February 27, 2015

Parabon NanoLabs' Snapshot does much more than reveal an unknown subject's hair color and eye color. It can also be used to determine a subject's ancestry in detail.

DNA Technology Cracks 1981 Cold Case in Minnesota

February 3, 2015
Law enforcement officials are still not sure how the body of 17-year-old Carolyn Lee Andrew ended up in a shallow grave in Duluth's Twin Ponds in 1981. But thanks to DNA technology, nearly 34 years later, authorities believe they've finally determined the identity of her killer.

Missing 4-Year-old Boy

January 30, 2015

It's 03:50 in the morning when dispatch advises you to respond to a remotely located residence in reference to a missing 4-year-old boy. The mother had gotten up to go to the bathroom and noticed her son was not in his room and the front door was unlocked and open. She immediately called the police.

FBI Updates DNA Quality Assurance Standards to Now Include Rapid DNA Analysis

January 17, 2015
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has updated its DNA databasing standards to include an Addendum to the Quality Assurance Standards for DNA Databasing Laboratories performing Rapid DNA analysis and Modified Rapid DNA Analysis Using a Rapid DNA Instrument.

Faro Launches Innovative, User-Friendly Handheld 3D Laser Scanner

January 7, 2015
Faro Technologies, Inc., known for its 3D measurement, imaging, and realization technology, announces the release of the new Faro Freestyle3D Handheld Laser Scanner, an intuitive device for use in law enforcement.

Judge OKs Fake Social Media Profiles for Police Investigations

December 29, 2014
A federal judge has ruled that law enforcement can create fake social network profiles in order to search through a suspect's account.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Rural Crimes Investigative Unit Wins Award

November 12, 2014
An innovative, highly-coordinated approach to stem rural crime throughout the state of Missouri has earned the Missouri State Highway Patrol Rural Crimes Investigative Unit (RCIU) the 2014 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)/Thomson Reuters Award for Excellence in Criminal Investigation.

Investigating Self-Defense Homicides

November 7, 2014

Contemporary laws pertaining to self-defense such as "Stand Your Ground" and the "Castle Doctrine" represent significant changes to the civil rights of Americans when it comes to defending themselves and others with deadly force. As a result, we have seen extraordinary changes in our criminal justice system. However, such laws are not without their controversy.

Smartphone Case Management App

October 29, 2014

For any incident you likely use different methods to record interviews, take notes, transcribe them, write reports, take pictures and video, and then upload everything to your agency's server. QueTel's Mobile Traq lets you do all this via an app on the smartphone you already use.

Inside the Mind of a Cold Case Detective

October 21, 2014

The first thing a good investigator, especially a cold case investigator, needs to know is that you can't base your conclusions on past experiences because those experiences are not foolproof. The only way to solve a decades-old murder is through hard work.

CrimePad

October 17, 2014
CrimePad: The Future of Criminal Investigations. IACP Booth #1069
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