“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.
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.
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.
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.
The Denver Police Department revealed in a news conference on Friday morning that they have learned the man who killed an Aurora police officer more than four decades ago was a serial killer. Police said DNA evidence and genealogy helped investigators link the cold cases together.
A man arrested Monday after an hours-long standoff in Smyrna, TN, was wanted in connection with the death of a Robertson County Sheriff's Office deputy.
The proceedings will focus on: the arrest and use of force against Garner, the filing of official documents concerning Garner's arrest, the alleged leaking of Garner's arrest history and medical condition from the autopsy report, as well as the alleged lack of medical care for Garner.
Police went to the home and spoke with the woman's 64-year-old daughter who also lives there. The conversation reportedly made police suspicious due to inconsistencies in what she told officers.
The Rocky Mount Police Department said someone reported finding the bone Wednesday at the Best Friend’s Dog Park and a “preliminary investigation” revealed it was human.
Commonly used interrogation tactics, such as promising leniency or insinuating that incriminating evidence exists, are banned when questioning suspects younger than 18 under the new law, which goes into effect Jan. 1, NPR reports.
One of the assailants was armed with a handgun, the other with a knife. The assailants pushed the detective from behind and began physically assaulting him while rummaging through his pockets, police said.
Troopers obtained a search warrant and made entry. Police say the suspect had barricaded himself inside the house. After entry, troopers found that the suspect had allegedly set up a booby trap and made other preparations to harm troopers.
Friday night, members of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Gang Suppression Unit (GSU) found a car connected to an investigation, the sheriff's office said. Two people were sitting inside of the car. The detectives tried to "make contact" with the people in the car, but at some point during the encounter, shots were fired.
Police in Grafton, WI, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Milwaukee, said in a statement that the department, FBI and Food and Drug Administration are “actively” investigating.
In total, 19 state felony charges for firearms and terror-related acts were filed against seven individuals known to be members or associates of the group known as Wolverine Watchmen.
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