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Crime Stats

- The Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics is attempting to redesign the National Crime Victimization Survey, a study providing crime statistics based on public surveys, to make it better reflect true crime levels. Read about some of the proposed changes.

Corruption

- There has been an improvement in antibribery enforcement under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Find out more about the problem of international bribery in a new report  (.pdf) from The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Urbanization, Policing, and Security: Global Perspectives

- Urbanization, Policing, and Security is an intensely academic and wide-ranging compilation of essays on crime and policing across the world.

Morning Security Brief: Tragedy in Arizona, California's Prison Woes, and Better Credit Card Fraud Detection

- The nation's prayers (and ours) go to Congresswoman Gabriella Giffords and the other survivors of the shooting rampage in Arizona Saturday, which left six dead. The suspect is in custody, and the investigation is ongoing.

Where Will Criminals Strike Next?

- New computer programs allow police to allocate resources to areas where crime is most likely to take place.

Police in Delhi Order Employers to Protect Female Workers at Night

- A rape epidemic in Delhi, India, has working women afraid and the police ordering companies to ensure their female employees get home safely.

Ciudad Juarez Reaches Morbid Milestone: 3,000 Murders in 2010

- Ciudad Juarez—the Mexican border city just across the Rio Grande River from El Paso, Texas—yesterday reached a morbid milestone: over 3,000 people have been murdered in 2010 alone.

Fast Food, Easy Money

- A series of burglaries at fast food outlets reveals many security lessons, including simple ways to enhance security at these types of facilities and why franchisors may want to be more proactive in offering advice to franchises.

Morning Security Brief: Japan's Mafia, "Friendly Fraud," and Reducing Crime

- Japan continues its efforts to fight entrenched mafia ties to various industries. Online businesses step up efforts to curtail "friendly fraud." And criminologists' ideas on how to reduce crime.

Morning Security Brief: Whistleblower Proposal, Intelligence Budget, Liquid Explosives Screening, and More

- The SEC has issued a proposal for comment to clarify how whistleblowers can win awards by reporting fraud. The Director of National Intelligence announces progress in gaining stronger authority. Agents find a tunnel used to smuggle drugs. The European Union approves liquid explosives screening equipment. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Gun Violence, Archive Security, and Data Privacy

- U.S. law enforcement groups join forces to fight gun violence. The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has not effectively implemented information security controls. Privacy Group calls for more comprehensive and effective privacy protections when data is shared between the EU members and the United States.

Morning Security Brief: Identity Theft, Worldwide Corruption Perceptions, and Combating Bribery of Foreign Officials

- Reports of identity-theft up 123 percent in suspicious activity reports since 2003. The United States slips slightly in Transparency International's ranking of corruption perceptions of countries. But another report on bribery of foreign officials gives the U.S. high marks.

Crime Prevention: Theory and Practice

- Crime Prevention is an outdated examination of a discipline, which does not give proper due to private security professionals.
 




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