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How To Conduct Patrol-Level Interviews

April 7, 2017

I have assembled some useful information specifically tailored for the patrol officer conducting interviews and interrogations during the initial investigation.

Forensic Scientists Help Las Vegas Detectives Link Impounded Guns to Unsolved Crimes

March 22, 2017
Las Vegas (NV) Metropolitan Police Department forensic scientists are working around the clock to help solve crimes in bulk, connecting cartridge cases from impounded guns to open criminal cases.

NC Agency's Newest K-9s Are Rescue Pit Bulls

March 20, 2017
North Carolina's Clay County Sheriff's Office announced, proudly, that two new narcotic detection dogs had joined the team. Their names are Phantom and Sarah — and both are pit bulls, rescued from shelters and trained to be key members of the force.

Facebook Says Police Can't Use Its Data For "Surveillance"

March 14, 2017
Facebook announced Monday that it is cutting police departments off from a vast trove of data in the wake of concerns over law enforcement's tracking of protesters' social media accounts.

How to Investigate Lost Children

March 10, 2017

There are basically five ways children go missing: abduction by a parent, kidnapping and ransom, runaway children, predator abduction, or unexplained disappearance. Until you figure out what you have, each investigation starts off with the premise that the child has gone missing by wandering off somewhere. This article will cover common aspects of a lost child in order to help an officer with the initial investigation.

Kentucky State Police to Investigate Shootings Involving Police

February 16, 2017
The Kentucky State Police announced Wednesday the formation of a team dedicated to investigating shootings of civilians by state troopers as well as by police officers who work for other departments in the state.

How to Investigate a Burglary

February 9, 2017

My friend used investigating burglaries as his template for training new detectives. Since his clearance rate was always above the national average, his training model likely has merit. With that in mind, here are some points to remember.

FL Deputies Capture Robbery Suspect with Help from NDI License Plate Technology

February 6, 2017
NDI Recognition Systems’ license-plate reader technology helped Volusia County (FL) Sheriff's Office deputies arrest an armed robbery suspect.

MSAB and Berla Align to Provide Solution for Device and Vehicle Forensics

December 12, 2016
MSAB, known in forensic technology for mobile device examination, and Berla, known for automotive digital forensics and cyber security, announced a strategic partnership designed to afford users a game changing solution to access and analyze data from both vehicles systems and mobile devices.

Gun Used to Shoot Alaska Police Officer Tied to Five Murders

November 16, 2016
The handgun used to wound an Anchorage police officer last weekend has been linked to five previously unsolved homicides this year in Alaska's largest city, police said Tuesday.

DVRConv

November 8, 2016
Amped Software's new Amped DVRConv lets law enforcement agencies easily and quickly convert unplayable video files from surveillance cameras and digital video recorders in minutes.

UFED Touch 2

November 8, 2016
Cellebrite's UFED Touch2 can extract mobile device content up to three times faster than the UFED Touch, enabling investigators and examiners to accelerate investigations.

MSAB: The Mobile Device Forensics Ecosystem

November 8, 2016

MSAB's ecosystem includes a kiosk for capturing and disseminating data; a desktop or field forensic software tool; and an analysis tool that helps investigators piece together who was using the digital device, when it was used, and for what purpose.

How To…Understand Your Role as an Initial Investigator

November 8, 2016

Conducting an investigation involves knowing your first responder responsibilities and knowing what the follow-up investigator (detective) will be looking for.

Vigilant Awards $5,000 to New Jersey State Police Survivors Fund

October 26, 2016
Vigilant Solutions is honoring the New Jersey State Police Regional Operations and Intelligence Center (ROIC) with the first annual "Best In Force" award recognizing the agency's outstanding use of Vigilant's investigative platform. The award includes a $5,000 donation to the New Jersey State Police Survivors of the Triangle fund.

Video: Woman Carrying Skull on Stick Leads CA Police to Human Remains

October 21, 2016
"There was a transient female walking down the 2900 block of Connie Drive. She actually had a skull in her possession," Sacramento, CA, police Sgt. Bryce Heinlein said. It sounds like a story fit for Halloween, but that was an actual call to police on Wednesday that is now a death investigation.

Woman Carrying Skull on Stick Leads CA Police to Human Remains

October 21, 2016
"There was a transient female walking down the 2900 block of Connie Drive. She actually had a skull in her possession," Sacramento, CA, police Sgt. Bryce Heinlein said. It sounds like a story fit for Halloween, but that was an actual call to police on Wednesday that is now a death investigation. More Here.

The Earphone Connection Introduces the Fin Ultra Ear Tip

October 17, 2016
The Fin Ultra from The Earphone Connection features an open skeleton design to allow for more ambient sound to travel through and a higher level of situational awareness for those who need it.

LexisNexis Risk Solutions' Accurint Virtual Crime Center Provides Identity Data Visual Dashboard

October 17, 2016
LexisNexis Risk Solutions today announced at the IACP 2016 Annual Conference new policing technology designed to give law enforcement greater visibility into crime in both their jurisdictions and nationwide by linking billions of public records with agency-provided data.

How to Deal with Witnesses

October 10, 2016

The success or failure of your investigation will depend on how you deal with witness information.

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