09/30/2013 - There are two ways to look at this book. It might be viewed as an informative and well-researched look at internal affairs (IA) units inside law enforcement agencies. Or it could be seen as a template for how to conduct internal investigations—it’s this latter view that might serve security professionals.
09/17/2013 - 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.
05/16/2013 - Text-only version from February digital edition. Although the international ivory trade was banned in 1989, the levels of illegal elephant killings continue to rise, estimated to be in the tens of thousands in 2011 alone, according to statistics from Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants. Some estimates go even higher.
04/23/2013 - California appeals court rules that an employee may be legally fired for failing to cooperate with an internal investigation. Lawmakers consider bills on embassy security and chemical facilities.
04/22/2013 - The U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday afternoon that it has charged Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with using a weapon of mass destruction, which could result in the death penalty.
04/17/2013 - Law enforcement has a suspect in mind as the sender of the alleged ricin letter to Senator Roger Wicker. No real suspects or motives have yet emerged in the Boston Marathon bombings. Pressure cookers have been favored by terrorist bomb makers for some time. DHS is questioned on adding Saudi Arabia to Trusted Traveler program.
01/24/2013 - The NYPD is testing a new device it hopes will help officers see firearms through clothing. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly hopes future versions of the device can be mounted on police vehicles or worn on officers’ belts.