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Hackers Breach 70 Law Enforcement Websites, Leak Sensitive Data

August 8, 2011
Hackers from the group Anonymous breached some 70 mostly rural law enforcement Web sites on Saturday, posting sensitive, investigative materials on public Web sites.

10 Top Law Enforcement Apps

August 5, 2011

POLICE Magazine has identified 10 smartphone apps that provide potent tools for patrol officers. These 10 law enforcement apps should keep you engaged in your investigations and may just save you a trip back to the station.

App Review: Police Pad

August 4, 2011
With Police Pad for Android, officers can fully document calls for service, including typed notes, photographs, and any audio recordings.

ACLU Demands Mobile-Phone Data from LE Agencies In 31 States

August 3, 2011
Thirty-four ACLU affiliates in 31 states filed 379 public records requests in 31 states around the nation on Wednesday, demanding information about how law enforcement agencies use mobile-phone location information.

LAPD Seeks More Victims In Stadium Beating Case

July 26, 2011
On Monday, two men — Louie Sanchez, 29, and Marvin Norwood, 30 — were charged with assaulting paramedic Bryan Stow in the stadium parking lot after the game. Additionally, officers arrested Dorene Sanchez, 31. Charges are pending.

Covert Entry Search Warrants

July 22, 2011
Traditional search warrants aren't always the best choice, because they require immediate notification. With a covert entry warrant, officers can delay notification, collect evidence, and continue building their case.

Details of $1M Calif. Warehouse Heist Emerge

July 11, 2011
Robbers who broke through the roof of a southern California warehouse and stole $1 million from an armored car business used rope to rappel into the building and likely circumvented a video surveillance system.

Texas University To Develop Eyewitness ID Policy

July 1, 2011
Under a state law that goes into effect June 17, Texas law enforcement agencies will be required to adopt a written policy on procedures for live and photo lineup identifications. The law is partly a response to several high profile criminal cases that have been overturned based on faulty eyewitness identification.

Identifying a Murder Suspect

June 22, 2011

Knoxville (Tenn.) Police Officer Daniel Paidousis was picked as NLEOMF's Officer of the Month (September 2010) for identifying a suspect in a murder investigation between calls for service. POLICE Editor David Griffith sat down with him during National Police Week in May.

Calif. Woman who Allegedly Swiped Ancient Relic Arrested

June 17, 2011
Long Beach (Calif.) Police have arrested a 41-year-old woman believed to have swiped an 800-year-old religious relic from a local church. The relic is a silver-and-gold-plated, Gothic-style ornament that measures about 16 inches tall and 10 inches wide at its widest point.

Fox Cancels 'America's Most Wanted' After 23 Years

May 17, 2011
Fox will no longer air "America's Most Wanted," after a 23-year run of a show that provided the public a window into law enforcement investigations of violent crimes and helped solve several high-profile cases.

Fla. Traffic Violator Made Fake 911 Call to Avoid Arrest

April 28, 2011
A Florida man called 911 from his cell phone to report shots fired in an effort to divert a Collier County Sheriff's deputy from arresting him for driving with a suspended license.

Long Island Serial Killer May Be An Officer

April 11, 2011
Investigators are now considering the possibility that the serial killer who has dumped at least eight bodies of prostitutes at a Long Island beach could be a law enforcement officer. The killer may have a detailed knowledge of police techniques.

Fire Investigations and the Patrol Officer

March 30, 2011

Richard J. Keyworth provides detailed accounts of 14 fires he investigated as both a municipal and private investigator in "Fires: Accidental or Arson." Keyworth shares investigative tips for officers when responding to a fire that will bolster the case, and he explains what patrol officers should look for when first arriving at a scene.

Five Police Agencies Adopt Salient Stills for Forensic Video

February 8, 2011
The annual subscription to VideoFOCUS Pro provides access to powerful forensic video enhancement tools, which, through concurrent licensing, can be shared between the departments.

Miami-Dade's Top Cop: Slain Officers Used Sound Tactics

January 22, 2011
Miami-Dade Police Director James Loftus praised slain officers Roger Castillo and Amanda Haworth and their unit, the career criminal squad, and said he wouldn't entertain doubts about their tactics.

Seattle Detective Says Officer Followed Training In Woodcarver Shooting

January 11, 2011
Seattle PD's Det. Jeffery Mudd also testified that he would have dropped a knife if ordered to do so at gunpoint by a police officer - a reference to Williams' behavior just before he was shot.

Calif. Agency Urges Residents To Document Property Online

January 7, 2011
The Santa Maria (Calif.) Police Department is recommending its residents use ReportIt from LeadsOnline to keep track of valuables such as phones, computers, jewelry and other personal items to help them track down stolen property faster.

LASD Seeks Suspects In Video Assaults on Disabled Women

January 7, 2011
The assaults came to light, when a bundle of 11 DVDs were dropped off by an anonymous tipster at the sheriff's Monterey Park substation. Some of the footage is believed to have been taken from surveillance cameras, while other footage was likely shot with hand-held cameras of accomplices.

Bill Would Establish Federal Agency To Regulate Crime Labs

December 28, 2010
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) has announced that he will introduce legislation to reform the forensic science field in early 2011.
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