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Morning Security Brief: FTC Eyeing Apps for Children, Wanted on Pinterest, Sikh Hate Crimes, and More

- The FTC finds that 60 percent of apps for kids are sending information to advertisers or software companies. Police in Pennsylvania serve 57 percent more warrants after a reporter launches a mug shot Pinterest. Sikhs want the FBI to track hate crimes against them, too.

Changes Coming to Hate Crime Reporting

- The new bias categories of gender and gender identity will be added to future hate crime reporting data.

Creating Cultural Monsters: Serial Murder in America

- Law enforcement personnel, sociologists, and criminal justice majors will find this book valuable and educational, as well as an excellent reference guide.

Los Angeles Turns to Cameras to Prevent Wrongful Detention

- Los Angeles County has embarked on a pilot program that uses photographs to try to prevent wrongful arrests and incarceration of innocent people.

Morning Security Brief: NYPD Crime Statistics, US Airways Security Scare a Hoax, New U.S. Torture Accusations

- The NYPD releases its crimes stats for the first six months of the year. The “suspicious package” that caused a flight to head back to the airport after taking off was a hoax. Fourteen Libyan dissidents say they were tortured by the United States. And more.

FBI: Sikh Temple Shooter Killed Himself

- The gunman who went on a shooting rampage at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin died from a self-inflicted gunshot, according to the FBI.

Morning Security Brief: Taliban Attacks Kabul Hotel, Wildlife Protection Stripped from Border Areas, Paypal Bounty Program

- The death toll from the Taliban’s attack on a Kabul hotel on Thursday reaches 20. The House passes a bill giving border security priority over protecting the environment. PayPal offers money to find bugs. And more.

ACTA Referred to EU High Court

- The European Commission officially referred a major new treaty aimed at protecting intellectual property, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, to the European Union’s highest court Friday.

Morning Security Brief: Arrests in Tulsa Shooting Spree, Spies in College, Medicaid Breach, and More

- A Tulsa task force makes two arrests for the Friday shootings that left three dead and two injured. Foreign countries are infiltrating America’s colleges with questionable motives, the FBI says. Medicaid breach larger than originally thought. And more.

Fraudulent Tax Returns Provide Gangs with a Low-Risk Source of Income

- This year’s tax deadline is Tuesday April 17. Among the millions of documents headed to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) between now and then are an increasing number of returns from tax-savvy gang members who have learned to exploit the system.

Raids Target Internet Crime

- Microsoft employees teamed up with federal law enforcement to target botnet equipment.

Expungement

- A bill (H.R. 2065) introduced by Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) would amend the federal criminal code to allow an individual to have a nonviolent criminal conviction expunged in certain circumstances.

Suicidal Mass Murderers: A Criminological Study of Why They Kill

- The authors first note that preventing workplace and school-based violence starts with the understanding that no one can predict violence; rather, the goal is to assess dangerousness based on observations and reports of a person’s behavior.
 




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