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Court: Police Cannot Force Facebook to Wiretap Calls Via Messenger App

October 18, 2018
A U.S. District Judge in Fresno (CA) has ruled that law enforcement officials cannot compel Facebook to wiretap voice calls over its Messenger app.

Anonymous Amazon Employee Publishes Op-Ed Opposing Sale of Facial Recognition Tech to Police

October 18, 2018
An anonymous employee for tech giant Amazon recently posted an opinion article to Medium in which they argue that the sale of facial recognition software to police is wrong because "the product we’re selling is a flawed technology that reinforces existing bias."

Police Advised to Not Look at Suspects' iPhone Screens

October 16, 2018
Face ID can work against law enforcement because if police officers look to many times at the screen before the subject does, it can "force the iPhone to request a potentially harder to obtain passcode instead," according to Motherboard.

Georgia Police Arrest 1 After Standoff After Shots Fired on Undercover Officers

October 16, 2018
Two undercover officers with the Atlanta (GA) Police Department were investigating a complaint of drug activity when shots were fired at their unmarked patrol car on Monday.

Minnesota Police Department Declines to Investigate AG Candidate's Alleged Domestic Abuse

October 5, 2018
The Minneapolis Police Department on Wednesday declined to investigate the domestic abuse allegations against U.S. Representative Keith Ellison, citing an apparent conflict of interest, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

"Fitbit" Data Leads California Police to Possible Murder Suspect

October 5, 2018
Data obtained from a murdered woman's "Fitbit" activity tracker may have led police in California to the suspected murderer.

FBI Agents Compel Suspect to Unlock iPhone with Biometric Locking System

October 2, 2018
FBI agents recently forced a man to unlock his iPhone using the device's built-in facial biometric unlocking system—Face ID—according to Forbes.

How To Survive a Reprimand

October 1, 2018

Dealing with a reprimand at work can be a very distressing situation. Sometimes we create the situation and sometimes the situation is created for us. Either way, it's best to develop a strategy so you are prepared if and when it happens.

FBI Offers Reward for Unsolved 1984 Murder of Virginia State Trooper

October 1, 2018
The FBI is now offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the individual responsible for the 1984 fatal stabbing of an off-duty Virginia state trooper.

Dutch Police Arrest 7 in "Major" Terror Plot

September 28, 2018
Following a months-long investigation, Dutch police have arrested seven men they believe were plotting to carry out a major terrorist attack against "a large event in the Netherlands."

Maryland Police Identify Suspects, Officers Involved in Fatal OIS

September 25, 2018
Baltimore police have identified the suspect and officers involved in a gunfight that left an officer wounded and a suspect dead on Sunday evening.

Florida Passes Law to Help Police Investigate Online Child Predation

September 25, 2018
Under the new law, internet providers can't tell a perp they're being investigated for 90 days. If police need more time, they can have a delay extended in 90-day increments.

Off-Duty New York Officer Shot, Wounded in Love Triangle Gone Wrong

September 21, 2018
Authorities say the wounded officer is the dead woman’s boyfriend and the dead man is her ex-boyfriend. It is initially believed the ex shot them both before taking his own life.

Massachusetts Man Advertised for Cop Killers on Craigslist, Police Say

September 21, 2018
"I want to see people killing cops and Uber drivers in and around Cambridge and Somerville and I'll buy you a drink," the advertisement said.

FBI Turns 3 Hackers into Assets Assisting in Anti-Hacking Investigations

September 21, 2018
Three convicted hackers—22-year-old Paras Jha, 21-year-old Josiah White, and 22-year-old Dalton Norman—continue to cooperate with the FBI on cybercrime and cybersecurity matters, as well as continued cooperation with and assistance to law enforcement and the broader research community, according to a DOJ press release.

3 Florida Officers Cleared in Fatal OIS of Motorist in Parking Lot

September 19, 2018
Three officers—Martin A. Neal, Robert Ritter and William Rodwick—were lawful when they shot and killed 34-year-old David Romansky, prosecutors said after reviewing a report by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Former Massachusetts Officer Convicted of "Straw" Gun Purchases

September 18, 2018
A jury has convicted 38-year-old Adarbaad Karani—a former officer with the Boston (MA) Police Department—of using his professional credentials to illegally buy two handguns for civilian acquaintances.

Firefighter, Nurse, and Police Officer Among 24 Arrested in New Jersey Child Predator Sting

September 18, 2018
According to WPVI-TV, 24 men—including a firefighter, a nurse, and a police sergeant—have been arrested in a sting operation targeting alleged child predators in New Jersey.

Major City Homicide Detectives Overwhelmed by Murder Rate

September 14, 2018
Over a five-year period, each detective in Detroit has been tasked with solving an average of about eight new slayings annually — a caseload exceeding what policing experts say should be no more than five homicides per detective, per year.

Texas DPS Releases Aerial Video of Pursuit that Ended in Gunfight, Explosion

September 13, 2018
The Texas Department of Public Safety posted a video to YouTube that had been taken from a helicopter surveilling Mark Conditt, the man suspected of a series of bombings that killed two people and injured five others around Austin.
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