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4 Useful Law Enforcement Apps

As smartphones and other mobile devices become more prevalent in law enforcement, officers search for reference apps that quickly bring actionable information to the field.

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50 Years After Miranda

Officers on the job before 1966 knew that the right to remain silent was guaranteed by the Constitution, but no officer from that era ever thought it was his job to remind offenders of their rights. That changed with the arrest of Ernesto Miranda in March 1963 and the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that followed.

Boston Bombing Suspect Silent After Miranda

The surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect has stopped talking to authorities, after a representative of the U.S. Attorney's Office entered his hospital room and advised him of his Miranda rights.

Boston Bombing Suspect: No Terror Group Help

Accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has told FBI investigators that he and his brother were operating alone and did not receive assistance from outside terrorist groups, officials said Tuesday.

No Miranda Invocation for Boston Bombing Suspect

A special interrogation team for high-value suspects will question the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect without reading him his Miranda rights, U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz announced Friday.

Mistrial Declared In Miami Cop's Killing

Eight jurors wanted to acquit Dennis Escobar of the 1988 killing of a popular Miami patrolman. But four, bothered by key facts of Escobar's role in the slaying—some detailed in testimony from his own wife—couldn't agree to a not-guilty verdict

The Miranda Arrest

In March of 1963, Phoenix Police Officer Carroll Cooley arrested Ernesto Miranda. Fifty years later, Miranda warnings are as much a part of policing today as a set of handcuffs. Cooley, a retired captain, talked with POLICE Magazine about the historic arrest. Read the full story here.

Ariz. Death Row Inmate's Conviction Overturned

A federal appeals court has overturned a death sentence for an Arizona woman who arranged to have her 4-year-old son murdered, because a Phoenix Police detective failed to honor her Miranda rights.

Court: Barricaded Suspects Not Entitled To Miranda Warning

Even a barricaded suspect has the right to remain silent during a standoff, but police have no obligation to tell him that while trying to coax him out, an appeals court ruled this week.

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The Miranda Arrest: 50 Years Later

In March of 1963, Phoenix Police Officer Carroll Cooley arrested Ernesto Miranda. Fifty years later, Miranda warnings are as much a part of policing today as a set of handcuffs.

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