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Hackers Turn to Cargo Crime

- Criminals no longer need to break into physical cargo when they can control shipments electronically.

White-Collar Crime: Accounts of Offending Behaviour

- This book brings together research on white-collar crime that provides investigators and security professionals useful insight on fraud from the perspective of different types of fraudsters.

Crime Prevention: Approaches, Practices, and Evaluations, Eighth Edition

-  In the eighth edition of Crime Prevention, Professor Steven Lab, director of the Criminal Justice Program at Bowling Green State University, sets out to update the research on crime prevention that he began 25 years ago. 

American Police: A History, 1945-2012

- Noted scholar and former police commander Thomas Reppetto traverses the path of American policing from 1945 to the present in the second volume of American Police: A History. The story is scholarly, professional and personal. Above all, it is riveting.

Intelligence

- A new report questions the security of nuclear facilities, and a look at a tool that visualizes the small arms trade around the globe.

Fighting Crime with Mobile Forensics

- Find out how forensic investigations on mobile devices can be the key to solving modern crimes.

The FBI's Hate Crime Statistics, 2012 Report is Now Out, Shows About 7 Percent Drop From 2011

- There were 5,796 hate crime incidents involving 6,718 offenses, down from 2011 figures of 6,222 incidents involving 7,254 offenses, for 2012, according to the latest FBI report.

Gang Injunctions and Abatement: Using Civil Remedies to Curb Gang-Related Crimes

- From its first word, Gang Injunctions and Abatement comes across as little more than a sales pitch. While written from a law enforcement and psychological perspective, it is presumptuous, limited in scope, and fails to consider other perspectives in an effort to convince the reader to believe in gang injunctions and abatement, court actions that aim to limit and modify gang behavior.

Criminal Records Restrictions

- As the list of state and local laws related to ex-offenders continues to grow, companies must thoroughly assess whether they are complying with legal restrictions.

Morning Security Brief: Navy Yard Shooter Had Pattern of Misconduct, ACLU Releases Report on FBI Abuse of Power, And More

- Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis acted alone and has a record of abusing firearms, the ACLU has released a report on the FBI's abuse of power after 9-11, and Colorado's oil and gas infrastructure has been damaged by the region's floods.

From Cop to Crusader: The story of my fight against the dangerous myth of “lie detection”

- For many years, we have been led to believe, by the law enforcement community and daytime reality shows, that the polygraph test is a very reliable “investigatory tool” to measure someone’s honesty. Author Doug Williams dispels some of those misconceptions in his book From Cop to Crusader.

Human Trafficking

- Read more about the U.S. government’s program to curb human trafficking by ranking countries according to their efforts.

Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories

- Has globalization swept through the world of organized crime? That question has been the subject of a fierce debate among law enforcement experts and criminologists in recent years. Oxford University lecturer Federico Var­ese, a leading theoretician on organized crime, has weighed in with a much more nuanced view.
 




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