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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.

Eyewitness Identification: A Police Perspective

- Law enforcement has the responsibility to arrest the guilty person and an obligation to ensure that the wrong person is not convicted of a crime. Eyewitness Identification acknowledges the increasing awareness that eyewitness identification of criminals is unreliable.

Solving International Crimes

- Text-only version from February digital edition. How Interpol helps to solve crimes ranging from cyberattacks to child exploitation and how the private sector gets involved.

Endless Enemies

- Raymond Holcomb spent 23 years in the FBI, spanning the era of J. Edgar Hoover through 9-11 and its aftermath. He played a key role in the transformation of the organization’s primary focus from crime-fighting to national security.

Morning Security Brief: Border Security Project Progresses, Bombers' Records Withheld, Bankers Briefed, and More

- The Department of Homeland Security is progressing with contractor selection on its border security Integrated Fixed Tower project. Boston Globe has been denied FOIA copies of the federal immigration records of the Tsarnaev brothers. The FBI gave temporary security clearances to bankers to brief them on online banking attacks. Asian companies are still concerned by cloud security.

Morning Security Brief: Bird Flu Source Suspected, Syrian Rebels and Chemical Weapons, and More

- Chinese scientists theorize that the nation’s poultry markets could be spreading bird flu, a U.N investigator says that Syrian rebels are likely using chemical weapons, and a law making possession of a cell phone in prison a felony might lower crime rates among inmates.

Eternal Battle Against Evil

- Author Paul Chabot takes a bold and sweeping look at all the bad things in the world—terrorists, drugs, gangs, even Somali pirates.

Morning Security Brief: More on Boston Suspect; Car Bomb at French Embassy in Libya; Foiled Canada Terror Plot

- New developments in the Boston bombing case, a car bomb destroys part of French embassy in Tripoli, and Iran denies involvement in terror plot in Canada

Morning Security Brief: Budget Cuts Delay Trial, Security for Thatcher Funeral, Stabbing Rampage, and More

- The trial of the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden may be delayed until 2014 because of budget cuts to the Public Defenders Office. British police are concerned about security for the ceremonial funeral of Margaret Thatcher. A student went on a stabbing rampage yesterday in Houston, wounding 14 people. And more.

Effective Crime Reduction Strategies: International Perspectives

- In this collection of scholarly compositions, editors James Albrecht and Dilip Das present work from authors who made presentations at an International Police Executive Symposium.

How Museums Secure Collections

- Museums face many security challenges, not the least of which is making sure that when they procure new works, they aren't unwittingly buying stolen property.

Morning Security Brief: Federal Reserve Hack Ramifications, Overhauling Bail Determinations, and More

- The hacking of the Federal Reserve could have long term ramifications, warns a security researcher. Conference of Chief Justices discuss need for better way to set bail. A Washington, D.C. task force creates an anti-bullying program for agencies that work with kids. And More

Morning Security Brief: Skype Privacy, Drone Strikes, SIBR, and More

- Skype users want to know what information Skype shares with law enforcement. The UN opens an investigation into drone strikes. NIST is looking for small businesses to create cybersecurity solutions. And more.
 




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