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MD Investigators Solve 51-Year-Old Cop Killing
In October 2021, the 50th anniversary of Captain James Tappen Hall’s homicide, detectives from the Cold Case Unit decided to review the case.
AirTags Lead Florida Deputies to $16K of Stolen Luggage
In July, a traveler reported that her luggage never arrived at her destination, and it was later listed as lost or stolen. The bag contained items worth more than $1,600, according to police. The Apple AirTag in her suitcase, however, showed that it was last active in Mary Esther, Fla.
DNA Test Reveals Exonerated Man Actually Raped and Murdered Victim
In the New York case, Mr. Hayes pleaded guilty to manslaughter, arson and burglary in 2004. He was sentenced to 15 to 45 years in prison and is eligible for parole in 2025.
CA Officer Arrests Home Invasion Suspect in Taiwan
Tianze Zhang, 30, arrived at San Francisco International Airport on an early morning flight. He was escorted by San Francisco police officers and the FBI on his way to county jail where he was booked on suspicion of first-degree residential burglary, kidnapping for ransom, and criminal threats, KTVU reports.
Handheld Drug Testing in the Field
Officers need to have fast and accurate tools for identifying unknown substances, and these three manufacturers are supplying them.
Carfax for Police Introduces Catalytic Converter Theft Tracking Tool
Carfax for Police has compiled a Catalytic Converter Replacement Report that identifies the most-targeted vehicles nationally, regionally, and by state. The data is based on Carfax service reports for catalytic converter replacements from more than 60,000 service shops.
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Magnet Forensics Announces Major Innovations to Its Cyber Investigation Tools
“The digital evidence challenge is growing in volume and complexity and our innovation must remain one step ahead,” said Jad Saliba, founder and chief technology officer of Magnet Forensics.
Omnigo's Evidence Management Solution
In this POLICE Coffee Break video, POLICE Editor David Griffith chats with Michael Porter, Enterprise Account Manager of Omnigo, about how the company's Evidence Management Solution makes investigators more effective and more efficient.
Suspect Arrested in Shooting Death of DC Special Police Officer
Evidence collected by police and surveillance video led them to the suspect, who was apprehended by members of the Regional Fugitive Task Force.
Phoenix Police to Hire 25 Civilian Investigators
The push to hire more civilians comes on the heels of moving more than 100 sworn members of the department from specialty roles over to patrol.
SFPD Chief Nixes Agreement with DA’s Office After Testimony DA Investigator Withheld Evidence
The chief pulled the plug on the agreement following testimony last week from district attorney investigator Magen Hayashi, who said she was pressured by prosecutors to remove exculpatory information from an arrest warrant against Officer Terrence Stangel.
Girlfriend Charged in Death of Boston Officer Found in Snow
The girlfriend of a Boston officer who died over the weekend is now charged with manslaughter, motor vehicle homicide and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle collision causing death.
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