03/23/2012 - 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.
03/20/2012 - 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.
02/15/2012 - FBI reviews and purges anti-Muslim training material. Cincinnati mulls news rules for metal sales to deter thieves. Guatemalan president wants to fight the drug war by legalizing them. And more.
02/14/2012 - Police among the worst speeders in South Florida, according to a newspaper's investigation. Syrian residents brace for civil war. Police in Maryland add "hospital policy" to new tasers. And more.
02/06/2012 - There's been progress in the fight against money laundering with compliance efforts at banks, new regulations, and global efforts to crack down on tax havens. But criminals continue to innovate, and they tend to adapt more quickly than the law.
01/30/2012 - A bill (S. 956) introduced by Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) would authorize grants to state and local police departments to implement anonymous tip programs using text messages. Under the bill, such programs would be administered locally and police would be required to strip the texts of any identifying information. Police departments would be required to train sufficient personnel to intercept and respond to the tips and to promote the program, especially to youths.
01/11/2012 - Iran accuses Israel of fatal attack on nuclear scientist; hackers claim to have found proof that India has backdoor to mobile phones; concerns raised about al Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula recruitment effort, and more.