NEWS & ANALYSIS

Crime Scene Photography, Second Edition

Crime Scene Photography addresses a technically sensitive practice with great accuracy.

Lack of Text Message Storage May Hinder Law Enforcement

Text messages can sometimes be helpful in criminal investigations, but the messages are stored so briefly by telephone companies that it can often be challenging for law enforcement to obtain them.

Study Reveals The Patterns of Cargo Theft

A five-year study reveals the trends and patterns behind the booming cargo-theft racket.

Alarm Industry Pushes 911 Call Centers to Give Priority to Video Alarms

Alarm companies are teaming up with police and sheriff’s departments to drive a policy change and give priority response to video alarms over traditional alarms at 911 call centers. (Coverage from ISC West)

Super Bowl a Hotbed of Human Trafficking

The Super Bowl is an annual magnet for traffickers of underage girls for prostitution.

Morning Security Brief: Tragedy in Arizona, California's Prison Woes, and Better Credit Card Fraud Detection

The nation's prayers (and ours) go to Congresswoman Gabriella Giffords and the other survivors of the shooting rampage in Arizona Saturday, which left six dead. The suspect is in custody, and the investigation is ongoing.

A Model of Security: How Andrews Air Force Base Remains Safe and Secure

Security Management was given an exclusive tour of how the Air Force's 11th Security Forces Group protects Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility Washington, the home of Air Force One.

Police in Delhi Order Employers to Protect Female Workers at Night

A rape epidemic in Delhi, India, has working women afraid and the police ordering companies to ensure their female employees get home safely.

Ciudad Juarez Reaches Morbid Milestone: 3,000 Murders in 2010

Ciudad Juarez—the Mexican border city just across the Rio Grande River from El Paso, Texas—yesterday reached a morbid milestone: over 3,000 people have been murdered in 2010 alone.

Morning Security Brief: Japan's Mafia, "Friendly Fraud," and Reducing Crime

Japan continues its efforts to fight entrenched mafia ties to various industries. Online businesses step up efforts to curtail "friendly fraud." And criminologists' ideas on how to reduce crime.
 




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