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Del. Doctor Accused of Waterboarding Daughter

August 10, 2012
A Delaware pediatrician who has appeared on national television to discuss his research involving near-death experiences with children is charged with endangering the life of his own daughter, who told investigators she was subjected to waterboarding.

Sailor, Air Force Reservist Among Colo. Shooting Victims

July 23, 2012
A Navy sailor and active-duty Air Force reservist were among the 12 people killed in the Aurora, Colo., mass shooting early Friday.

Colo. Gun Range Owner: James Holmes Was 'Creepy, Weird'

July 23, 2012
The owner of the Colorado gun range who rejected the membership application of the man accused of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history recounted James Holmes' bizarre behavior in an interview with Fox News.

Colorado Batman Movie Shooting Suspect Was Ph.D. Student

July 20, 2012
The suspected lone shooter of the Batman movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colo., earlier today has been identified as Ph.D. student James Holmes. Based on the suspect’s background the shooting does not appear to be linked to radical terrorism or Islamic terrorism.

Report: Law Enforcement Widens Cellphone Surveillance

July 9, 2012
The nation's wireless carriers reported a sharp increase in demand for data from law enforcement agencies in 2011, reports the New York Times.

3 Exceptions to Warrants for GPS Tracking

July 5, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that law enforcement personnel must obtain a search warrant prior to installing a GPS unit or similar tracking device on a vehicle. Let's review the exceptions to this ruling.

Ky. Department Credits Task Force for Drug Bust

June 19, 2012
A northern Kentucky police department credits the Fivco Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (F.A.D.E.) for the arrest of four suspects trafficking prescription pills from Detroit.

Serial Flashlight Bomber Strikes Phoenix Area

June 11, 2012
Federal authorities have offered a $10,000 reward for help solving three explosions involving homemade flashlight bombs that injured five people.

House Committee Sets Contempt Vote for Holder

June 11, 2012
The House Oversight Committee will vote on whether to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for failing to turn over documents relating to the "Fast and Furious" gun operation.

The Hazards of Homemade Explosives

June 11, 2012

Whether a department's jurisdiction lies nestled among the cornfields of rural Nebraska or in the center of a major city, homemade explosives pose a very real and growing threat. But through business community involvement and greater training and awareness, some of these threats can be stopped dead in their tracks.

FBI: Internet Address Switchover Could Impact Online Investigations

June 5, 2012
The FBI is worried that an explosion of new Internet numeric addresses scheduled to begin Wednesday may hinder its ability to conduct electronic investigations.

Oklahoma City Bombing

May 30, 2012

A deeper look at the Oklahoma City Bombing on April 19, 1995 is provided by Andrew Gumbel and Roger G. Charles in "Oklahoma City: What the Investigation Missed and Why It Still Matters." The authors construct a detailed account of the attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building by Timothy McVeigh and others, as well as giving new details about one of the most wide-ranging federal law enforcement investigations in history.

Florida Detective Uncovers $15 Million Robbery Ring

May 24, 2012

Det. Brent Hoosac of the Jupiter (Fla.) Police Department was instrumental in uncovering a burglary ring that was involved in 75 high-end residential burglaries and stole approximately $15 million worth of property.

Fla. Department Scritinized in Trayvon Martin Case

May 17, 2012
During the investigation, officers took only one photo of Zimmerman's injuries, didn't secure Zimmerman's vehicle, and may not have done enough canvassing of the neighborhoods.

Suggestive Eyewitness ID

May 9, 2012

Identifying the perpetrator and clearing innocent suspects are crucial goals of every criminal investigation, and both depend on the use of reliable evidence. The Supreme Court has applied a constitutional due process test to the admissibility of testimony about an eyewitness's pretrial ID.

Gun Runner's Weapon Linked To ICE Agent's Murder

May 8, 2012
A 23-year-old Texas man has received a seven-year federal prison sentence for purchasing the gun later used to kill Special Agent Jaime Zapata.

Mass. Congressman 'Deeply Concerned' About Cellphone Tracking

May 3, 2012
U.S. Congressman Edward Markey (D-Mass.) wants cellphone carriers to disclose their role in helping police departments track suspects and conduct investigations.

Feds Probe Alleged Wiretapping by NFL Team

April 26, 2012
A joint Louisiana State Police and FBI task force is investigating allegations that the New Orleans Saints set up general manager Mickey Loomis' booth in the Superdome so he could listen in on opposing coaches.

Four Ways To Build Trust After Trayvon Martin

April 6, 2012
The Trayvon Martin tragedy has made it clear that the relationship between many African Americans and officers is still based on suspicion and mistrust. Despite so much progress, a small crack of a possible action or inaction from a single officer or agency quickly brings on a national torrent of anger and frustration.

Google Pays $230M To R.I. Agencies

April 3, 2012
Rhode Island law enforcement agencies plan to set up a statewide police training center, build a new headquarters, and replace aging vehicle fleets with a $230 million asset forfeiture windfall from Google.
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