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Charlotte Detective Suspended Over Handling of Investigative Notes

December 9, 2010
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have suspended Arvin Fant, the detective who testified he had discarded notes in the trial of a man convicted of killing two police officers, according to a news report.

Online Tool Helps Indiana Agency Solve Residential Burglaries

December 3, 2010
LeadsOnline, a nationwide online system that records secondhand transactions, kept a record of the reported stolen items and alerted the police when several of the items turned up at a secondhand store. The information led police to one of the individuals involved in the theft ring.

Multi-Agency Search Underway for Tennessee Post Office Killers

October 18, 2010
Two women were gunned down in the rural west Tennessee town during what is believed to be a robbery attempt. Police said they were searching for a vehicle Monday afternoon. Also, a $25,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the killers.

Washington Detective Unmasks Acid-Attack Hoax

September 21, 2010
Vancounver (Wash.) Police detectives uncovered the hoax during an interview with Bethany Storro's doctors, who said her injuries were not consistent with the acid-splash attack she initially described.

Louisiana Detective's Domestic Battery Allegations Imperil Drug Case

September 20, 2010
Domestic battery charges have come to light involving the lead detective in St. Charles (La.) Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne's year-long drug operation, causing charges to be dropped against 60 of 100 suspects.

LAPD Investigates Mystery of Mummified Infants

September 7, 2010
The remains were found when residents of an apartment building were cleaning out a community basement. The detectives and coroner's officials examined other items found with the infants inside the steamer trunk that was marked with the initials J.M.B.

Maryland Implements 'Blue Alert' for Crimes Against LE

June 26, 2010
The notification system will be called Blue Alert and will be similar to the Amber Alert system to identify missing children and Silver Alert to find missing seniors.

Man In Custody In Maryland Trooper's Killing Is Likely Shooter

June 13, 2010
Trooper Wesley Brown was reportedly wearing body armor, yet a round somehow made its way to pierce his heart. A second bullet struck his ankle.

Former Nashville Officer Wants Steve McNair Case Reopened

June 9, 2010
Police ruled that the former McNair was shot dead in his sleep by his 20-year-old girlfriend, Sahel Kazemi, who then turned the gun on herself. The former officer contacted Kazemi's sisters and told them he didn't believe Sahel was the shooter.

Feds Located NY Bomb Suspect From Prepaid Cell Phone

May 5, 2010
Shahzad used the phone to call the Connecticut woman who sold him the vehicle using Craigslist. The phone had received four calls from Pakistan. One of the numbers led authorities to Shahzad.

Connecticut Man Arrested In Failed Times Square Bombing

May 3, 2010
The man, who has been identified as 30-year-old Faisal Shahzad, was arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at JFK International Airport at midnight as he attempted to board a flight to Dubai.

Times Square SUV With Bomb Materials Sold In Cash Deal

May 3, 2010
Authorities interviewed the owner of the vehicle, who said the1993 Nissan Pathfinder was sold on Craigslist during a transaction that occurred in a Connecticut shopping mall. The seller couldn't remember the name of the purchaser, and told authorities he was either Middle Eastern or Hispanic.

Ancom Introduces Spill Proof Secure Pocket For Case File Storage

March 16, 2010
Ancom has introduced the SMEAD Spill Proof Secure Pocket that could be useful to law enforcement in evidence and case file storage.

Non-Custodial Stationhouse Interrogations

January 1, 2009

Because warnings are only required prior to custodial interrogation, one way to minimize the adverse impact of Miranda on investigations is to try to conduct interrogations whenever possible in non-custodial settings.

Information Manager

November 1, 2008

Detectives can opt for one piece of software that meets all of their needs like IRP Solutions' Case Investigative Life Cycle (CILC). CILC can facilitate the investigation of a crime from initial response to prosecution.

Don’t Get Burned

November 1, 2008

Although arson laws and reporting requirements vary from state to state, here are some basic things to consider when investigating fire incidents, especially as a patrol officer.

Asking the Right Questions

October 1, 2008

Quickly gaining rapport and eliciting information from individuals is one of the most valuable tools in law enforcement. Obtaining admissions from suspects solves more cases than all the forensic evidence techniques combined.

Eyes on the Street

October 1, 2008

In cases involving gang violence, get to the scene quickly, find the witnesses, and document who these witnesses are and what they say. Then if gang members do change their version of events, at least it can be explained why this person did what he or she did.

Detroit Mayor Pleads Guilty, Will Resign from Office

September 4, 2008
The mayor was charged with eight felony counts ranging from conspiracy to perjury to misconduct in office to obstruction of justice after the Free Press revealed that the mayor lied on the witness stand during a police whistle-blower trial and gave misleading testimony about whether he intended to fire a deputy police chief.

Caught on Tape

September 1, 2008

A video analyst can examine any media containing video footage including analog sources like VHS and 8mm tapes and digital sources like CDs, DVD, digital tapes, and computer hard drives.

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