Online social networks are already proving themselves invaluable assets to law enforcement. Websites such as Facebook and MySpace provide suspect leads; communities are alerted to missing children and area threats through law enforcement-generated Twitter feeds and e-mail.
October 17, 2011
Although digital cameras are certainly high-tech and have a lot more power and control than their film predecessors, they are still only as good as the officer holding them.
May 1, 2006
The costs and consequences of crime can be measured in different ways. When measured in dollar amounts, for example, crime costs more than 100 billion dollars annually for lost property, medical bills, and work absenteeism. These costs are tangible measures of the heavy toll that crime exacts on our country's residents.
October 1, 2000