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Video: Footage, Timeline Released in Texas Jail Death Investigation

July 21, 2015
Texas authorities have revealed what they say is the specific chain of events on the morning of Sandra Bland's death, as shown in recently released surveillance footage from inside the jail during the hours last week leading up to the discovery of her body in her cell.

Video, Timeline Released in Texas Jail Death Investigation

July 21, 2015
Texas authorities have revealed what they say is the specific chain of events on the morning of Sandra Bland's death, as shown in recently released surveillance footage from inside the jail during the hours last week leading up to the discovery of her body in her cell. More Here.

Streamlining the Chain of Evidence

July 14, 2015

CMPD crime scene techs say their work can be very physically demanding and officers often don't realize what is involved. "I don't know how many times I have shown up on a scene and the officers have said to me, 'It's just going to be pictures,'" says Crime Scene Supervisor Roy Patterson. "But it doesn't work like that."

Haystax Releases Mobile Field Interview Application for Law Enforcement

July 14, 2015
The Haystax Mobile Field Interview Application is designed to streamline data entry for law enforcement agencies by providing an end-to-end digital data management system. The new app auto-populates data and finds related cases, providing an enormous time savings.

Connecticut Governor Signs Bill to Promote Police Disclosure of Arrest Information

July 10, 2015
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a bill to bring arrest details to light as part of the state's sunshine law ensuring public access to government records and proceedings.

MSAB Introduces New MSAB Kiosk (MK2)

July 6, 2015
MSAB's new Kiosk is a faster, more powerful digital forensics tool that will support a wide range of investigations and alleviate backlog.

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.

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.
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