NEWS & ANALYSIS

U.K. to Liberalize Police Stop and Search Powers

Both Labour and Conservative parties want to scrap stop and search forms they say waste police's precious time.

The Potential Dangers of Online Contributions

Cybersecurity experts warn that phishers' next target may be online political contributions.

Murders at Schools Drop

School associated homicides account for less than 1 percent of all murders in the same age group.

New York City Murders Fall Once Again

New York City's murder rate could be its lowest in 40 years.

Violent Crime Down in First Half of 2007

A new report shows that violent crime is down in aggregate, but police are still frustrated by a stubborn rise in violent crime in certain jurisdictions.

Italian Police Capture Mafia Boss But Crime Flourishes in Italy

The arrest of Salvatore Lo Piccolo is a rare success in the fight against the Sicilian Mafia, which has shown its resilience over the years.

Organized Crime is Another Threat to Iraq, Says Top General

Success against al Qaeda has given way to nonsectarian crimes.

Senators Biden and Hatch Introduce Cyber-Crime Act

The bipartisan legislation will criminalize threats to damage a computer network.

First Annual Report of Arrest-Related Deaths Issued

The first national measure of all types of arrest-related deaths shows that 2,002 suspects died while being arrested or while in custody from 2003 through 2005.

DEA Special Unit Brings Down Gang

Oklahoma raid shows value of DEA's Mobile Enforcement Teams.
 




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