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Judging the Evidence

- A U.S. district judge takes a hard look at the scientific validity of forensic evidence.

What the Nose Knows

- The nose may someday be used as a biometric identifier, but more research is needed to determine whether the capture technology is reliable and cost effective.

Is "Observe and Report" Good Policy?

- After a high-profile incident in the Seattle area, should the security guard industry reevaluate its policy of "observe and report"?

Lightening the Load for Rescue Teams

- One of the nation's top tactical teams needed a biometric capture application that fits on small mobile devices; the solution could benefit many agencies.

Cartels and Corruption

- Drug cartel influence has begun to fester inside U.S. federal law enforcement agencies and spread corruption.

A New Point of View for Police

- Many police departments have squad-car cameras, now a few cities are testing a wearable video system for use away from the vehicle.

Building a New Corporate Security Strategy

- Caterpillar's Director of Global Security Timothy L. Williams, CPP, and members of his security team talk to Security Management about devising a corporate security strategy.

Holes in Hotel Security

- Experts are calling for a renewed emphasis on training for personnel working in the hospitality industry in light of a high-profile stalking case.

Challenges Facing Diplomatic Security

- The Government Accountability Office says multiple problems plague the Bureau of Diplomatic Security's ability to do its job.

NATO's Direction

- The RAND corporation recommends five courses of action that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization can take in the future to remain relevant to international security.

Anthropology and the Army

- A U.S. Army program recruits anthropologists to help understand foreign populations in theatre, but critics charge the program is dangerous and unethical.

How Stadiums Sport Security

- A University of Southern Mississippi think tank helps sports stadiums assess what security technologies and practices get the most bang for their buck.

Improving Witness Identification

- A computer program designed to reduce influence on witnesses may lead to more accurate identification during lineups.

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