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COPS' Project Blue Light a Tribute to Police Killed In the Line of Duty

December 26, 2002
Thousands of houses nationwide are part of Project Blue Light, a memorial promoted by the group Concerns of Police Survivors, or COPS. Participants put a blue light in a window or tie a blue ribbon on a wreath.

Mich. to End Mandatory Sentences for Drug Crimes

December 26, 2002
Karen Shook, a 49-year-old former bank teller who was sentenced to at least 20 years in prison in 1993 for arranging a drug deal, could be paroled 10 years early under legislation expected to be signed by the governor of Michigan within the next week to eliminate mandatory minimum sentences for drug crimes.

Former NYPD Official Announced New Miami Police Chief

December 26, 2002
John F. Timoney, the former police commissioner of Philadelphia and former first deputy commissioner in New York, has been chosen as the next chief of police in Miami. He is taking on a challenge as the new head of a department mired in controversy, as well as an outsider.

Mueller Defends FBI, Says New Agency a Mistake

December 26, 2002
FBI Director Robert Mueller III, facing growing criticism over his agency's shortcomings in the war against terrorism, spoke in support of his agency's performance in a recent speech and said creating a separate domestic intelligence agency would be "going in the wrong direction."<>

Bell Offers Night Vision Helicopter Course

December 18, 2002
Bell Helicopter has developed a new training program to teach law enforcement officers how to fly using night vision goggles (NVG). The program is designed for experienced pilots and includes routine flying with NVG systems, pursuit flying, and even emergency procedures.

Broward County Truancy Program Trips Juvenile Crime

December 18, 2002
Although it's not illegal for students to skip school in the state of Florida, Broward County authorities saw a correlation between truancy and crime and enlisted the Sheriff's Office in an anti-truancy program. The result has been a marked drop in both truancy and youth crime.

California Cold Hit DNA Program Cracks Baffling Cases

December 18, 2002
In the last few years, California cops and prosecutors have scored 200 cold hits from DNA databases. That sounds impressive, but during the same time period, Virginia scored 1,000. California is clearly lagging behind many other states when it comes to exploiting 21st-century forensic technology, but that may be changing.

Book Offers Police Help in Crime Mapping

December 18, 2002
A new book addresses the obstacles and answers in developing regional crime mapping. The 130-page report, called "Mapping Across Boundaries: Regional Crime Analysis," was developed for police agency personnel and students of mapping who want to enhance crime control and prevention efforts.

Police Balk at City Demand for Parking Fee

December 18, 2002
Toronto police have had it with the city's demand for parking fees in an underground structure at city hall. The city recently ended a 25-year policy that allowed police vehicles on official business to park in the garage for free, and the police department is refusing to pay.

Rankings of Unsafe Cities Called Into Question

December 11, 2002
Several criminologists dispute a new report by a private publishing company that ranks unsafe cities, saying the ranking is based on flimsy and flawed methods.
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