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Surveillance Image of Fugitive Ex-Cop Released

February 8, 2013
The Irvine (Calif.) Police Department on Friday released a new image of the fugitive ex-LAPD cop who allegedly killed three people, including a Riverside Police officer.

What CSIs Want You to Know

February 6, 2013

As for responding officers, the question for us becomes twofold. First, do we appreciate the importance of CSI's role and, second (oftentimes more important), do we appreciate the importance of our own role in crime scene handling and processing?

Law Enforcement Rarely Uses Search Warrants in Getting Twitter Data

January 31, 2013
United States law-enforcement agencies by and large do not establish probable cause or obtain a search warrant from an impartial judge before they seek information about a Twitter user.

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.

LAPD Apologizes To Rapper's Family

December 10, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Department has apologized to the family of rapper Notorious B.I.G. for the "'premature" release of the slain rapper's autopsy report.

FBI: Sikh Temple Shooter Acted Alone

November 21, 2012
Fitting the lone-wolf profile of many active shooters, Wade Michael Page wasn't assisted in his attack on the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin that killed six and wounded four, including an officer, in August, according the the FBI.

Fla. Teen Planned School Massacre

November 21, 2012

In a  series of chilling cellphone videos, Jared Cano described his plans to bomb his former high school and shoot students and teachers. Read the full story here.

DNA Case Heads To U.S. Supreme Court

November 12, 2012
A convicted rapist is challenging a Maryland law that allows police to take a DNA sample from violent suspects, arguing his Fourth Amendment privacy rights have been violated.

Saelig Introduces Lightweight Forensic USB Pouch

October 7, 2012
Saelig has introduced a shielded forensic pouch (Model No. SFP1215W) that enables hands-on manipulation of wireless devices in an RF-tight environment so internal data is not compromised.

Hobbling Our Investigations

September 18, 2012

Some elected officials seem compelled to introduce legislation aimed at protecting the rights of suspected criminals while impeding our investigations.

Are You Dealing With A Super Genius?

August 24, 2012
An ABA Journal story recalled the rewards that can come from perusing others' scribblings. About the only thing these mental mavericks lack is a prognostication on how long a sentence they'll get for the sentences they write.

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.
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