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UC Berkeley Officers' Alert Action Uncovers 18-Year Kidnap Victim

August 31, 2009
The timeline of the steps the two officers took came into sharper focus following Garrido's arrest, as university leaders, law enforcement officials and the media credited Lisa Campbell, the manager of special events, and Ally Jacobs, a campus police officer, with closing the 18-year-old case.

Alabama Man Admitted Sex Crimes During Police Interview

August 14, 2009
A 21-year-old man who admitted to possessing child pornography and having sex with an underage girl during a job interview with Montgomery police has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, AL.com reports.

L.A. County Sheriff Suspends DNA Testing in Sexual Assault Cases

June 23, 2009

Out of cash and understaffed, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has suspended its faltering effort to analyze DNA evidence from thousands of rape and sexual assault cases, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Child Sex Tourism Growing in Border Cities Like Juárez, Report Says

June 19, 2009

Child sex tourism continues to grow in Mexican northern border cities like Tijuana and Juárez, according to a U.S. State Department report.

LAPD Ties 72-year-old Man to Two Waves of Serial Killings

May 1, 2009
DNA leads detectives to John Thomas Jr., 72. He is held in two slayings, but police suspect he may have killed up to 30 elderly Westside and Claremont women a decade apart.

Oakland Cop Killer Suspected of Raping 12-year-old

March 25, 2009
Lovelle Mixon was linked by DNA to the February rape of a 12-year-old girl who was dragged off the street at gunpoint in the East Oakland neighborhood where Mixon's sister lived, police said Tuesday.

Oakland Cop Killer Linked to Rape

March 24, 2009
The day before Lovelle Mixon unleashed a barrage of gunfire that killed four Oakland police officers, the department's investigators learned that DNA evidence had linked the fugitive parolee to an unsolved rape this year, authorities said Monday.

A Hero's Fall: Honored for Trolley Square Bravery, Hammond Now an Ex-Cop

January 13, 2009
Ogden, Utah, police officer Ken Hammond, called a hero for confronting Trolley Square gunman Sulejman Talovic in February 2007, resigned from the force Friday following accusations of having sex with a minor.

Texas Man Charged with Molestation After Police Read Girl's Letter to Santa

December 16, 2008

A 55-year-old Pharr resident was arrested after a young relative wrote a letter to Santa Claus wishing that the man would stop molesting her.

North Carolina Toughens Gang, Hate Crime Laws

December 3, 2008
Adults and young people involved in gang activity as well as people who burn crosses or sexually assault children now face tougher punishments as 25 new laws took effect Monday in North Carolina.

L.A. County Sheriff's Officials Acknowledge that Genetic Evidence in 5,635 Rape Cases May be Untested

November 13, 2008

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, under pressure from county supervisors and watchdog groups to account for its handling of DNA evidence from sexual assault cases, acknowledged Wednesday it did not know whether genetic evidence from more than 5,600 rape cases had been examined.

Gangs Blamed in Almost Half of San Diego Homicides in '07

October 8, 2008

Nearly half the homicides with known motives in San Diego County last year were at the hands of gangs, according to a study looking at victims and suspects of violent crime.

Sex Offenders Challenge Mo. Law Banning Them from Halloween Activities

October 8, 2008
Four Missouri sex offenders are challenging a new state law that confines them to their darkened homes on Halloween and restricts them from contact with children that night.

Undercover Denver Police Unit Praised by Brass

September 26, 2008
The small group has used their brains rather than their guns to outwit and arrest 933 fugitives, including 58 suspected of murder or attempted murder, 124 wanted on sex crimes, 155 gang members and 209 sought on domestic-violence charges.

NYPD Dispatcher Allegedly Arranged Sexual Tryst With 14-Year-Old Girl

August 21, 2008
When the 56-year-old man arrived at the Philadelphia-area mall last Friday morning, FBI agents arrested him and found nine condoms, bottles of flavored lubricant, and a high-definition video camcorder in a bag that he had in his car.

Texas Still Plans to Execute Killer Despite U.N. Order

July 17, 2008
Texas will go ahead with the scheduled Aug. 5 execution of Houston rapist-killer Jose Medellin despite Wednesday's United Nations world court order for a stay, a spokesman for Gov. Rick Perry said.

When Is a Death Sentence Not a Death Sentence?

February 1, 2008

Even with appeals, Jesse Timmendequas should have been scragged, toe-tagged, and bagged long before the Y2K celebrations.

Closing the Tantra Lake Rape Case

August 1, 2006

Like most rape investigations, the Tantra Lake serial rape case began with the terror and tears of a young woman who was being attacked by a man. It ended after years of complex and difficult work by the detectives of the Boulder Police Department.

RemoteMDx TrackerPAL

August 1, 2006
RemoteMDx’s TrackerPAL keeps an eye on sex offenders on parole from a state-of-the-art monitoring system. Once the ankle system is set up, the TrackerPAL tracks the parolee’s every movement, and even limits where he or she can go. When the sex offenders move into areas they are not allowed to be in, an alarm will notify the monitoring center, which, in turn, notifies authorities. The TrackerPAL has two-way communication, and it is tamper-resistant.

Pimping Near Police Station a Bad Idea

February 3, 2006
A married couple pleaded no contest to charges they ran a brothel across the street from a police station in Concord, Calif., Contra Costa County authorities said.
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