Sep 27, 2011 -NSA is developing secure smartphones. A hacker wants the courts to force the FBI to reveal the details of Stingray location-detecting technology. The Guardian uses uniform crime report data to make an interactive map. And more.
Aug 19, 2011 -Last week LightSquared sent a letter to the the FCC blaming the GPS industry for interference problems that could come from its proposed broadband towers. This week the GPS industry responded.
Jul 19, 2011 -A police officer is guilty of gross negligence after shooting an unarmed man who was being arrested for failure to pay child support. The officer, who claimed that he intended to draw his Taser, violated the law when he neglected to verify that he had mistakenly drawn his gun, according to a federal appeals court. The officer’s actions, ruled the court, were objectively unreasonable.
Jul 12, 2011 -It's a common scenario: A security officer makes an arrest and the suspect resists. The suspect is injured and files a lawsuit claiming that the officer used excessive force. Tommy J. Burns examines use of force in our July cover story.
Jul 01, 2011 -The White House issues a counterterrorism policy statement. More wiretap applications being processed. A new app brings background checks to the palm of your hand. Google liable for wiretapping. And more.
Jun 20, 2011 -Unexplained wealth orders (UWO) have been successful at helping Ireland combat organized crime, experts said at a panel exploring ways to counter transnational organized crime at the National Institute of Justice 2011 Conference today.