NEWS & ANALYSIS

FBI Redefines Rape for Reporting Purposes

Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Friday that among revisions to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report,the Justice Department has redefined the definition of rape.

Police Worry Criminals Use Smartphones To Monitor Radio Traffic

A fusion center in Maryland says investigators have found at least 20 smartphone apps for monitoring police scanners.

Morning Security Brief: Sharing Biometric Data, TWIC Errors, Bay Area Copper Thefts, and More

NIST publishes a new standard for sharing biometric data. TWIC error impacts thousands of transportation workers. Copper theft problems in the Bay Area. And more.

Morning Security Brief: bin Laden Movie, Body Cameras, Protective Details, and More.

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) says production of an upcoming film on bin Laden could lead to leaks of sensitive information. More police using body cameras. Executive protective details on the rise. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Fast and Furious Operation, Taser Review, Police Shootings, and More

An in-depth look at the guns to Mexico saga. A North Carolina city pulls Tasers off the streets for review after a death. Chicago sees more police shooting deaths. Nurses raise hospital violence awareness. And more.

Canada’s Drop in Crime Attributed to Holistic Crime Prevention Strategies

Crime in Canada is at its lowest in 40 years. Officials in Canada's highest crime areas use a multifaceted strategy to keep crime down.

Urban Area Perspective - Portland

Security Management interviews Carmen Merlo, director of the Portland Office of Emergency Management.

Morning Security Brief: Border Violence, Trusted Traveler, E-Verify Suggestions, And more

DHS documents contradict claims of cartel violence in Arizona. Travelers are willing to pay to expedite screening at airports. Skeptics of E-Verify say that it will hurt the U.S. economy. The Chinese have a new drone. And more.

Justice Department Launches Site to Review Effectiveness of Criminal Justice Programs

Wednesday marked the official launch of CrimeSolutions.gov, the new Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Web site designed to provide researchers and policymakers, with credible information on the effectiveness of a wide range of criminal justice programs. The site includes more than 150 justice-related programs and assigns ratings based on how well a program was able to achieve its intended purpose.

Morning Security Brief: Fraud Trends, Police Layoffs, and Cybersecurity

Latest corporate crime trends revealed. Study shows police layoffs are penny wise and pound foolish. And Secret Service testifies on cybercrime role.
 




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