Cybercrime
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The world is an interconnected society, with information traveling at the speed of electrons.1 Over 40 percent of the world population is connected to the Internet—nearly 3.7 billion people—making...
Investigations
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The most important cases that a law enforcement agency can investigate might well be those involving the sexual abuse or exploitation of a child. Internet crimes against children have exploded over th...
Cybercrime
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Today’s law enforcement leaders are regularly exposed to the multilevel impact of strategic cyberthreats. Daily news media coverage reports cyberattack incidents impacting both private and public se...
President's Message
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Although some of the rhetoric around the “militarization of police” has quieted down, I still catch rumblings, observe media coverage, and hear from our members that they cannot seem to shake the ...
Technology
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On January 1, 2021, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will retire the Summary Reporting System (SRS), the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s longtime crime data collection system. There...
Investigations
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Investigators are in a fight in the offices and cubicles of any law enforcement agency… one where the other side is gradually getting the better of them. Any subscriber to a technical law enforcemen...
Cybercrime
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When Bitcoin, the first decentralized cryptocurrency, was issued in 2009, an entirely new world was created in relation to money laundering and financial investigations. Bitcoin, at the simplest level...
Investigations
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Many agencies across the world have realized the increasing importance of digital evidence in criminal investigations. Video evidence has been particularly useful not only in solving crimes, but in il...
Crime & Violence
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  “Every day of my life I live in constant fear that someone will see my pictures and recognize me and that I will be humiliated all over again. It hurts me to know someone is looking at them...
Technology
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There are speed limits for most roads and waterways, with the caveat known well by all—one should drive only as fast as conditions allow. A great rule of thumb to avoid damage during driving, boat...