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Morning Security Brief: Deadly Attack in Israel, FBI Warns of Violence, and a Report on IT Security at the VA

- A deadly attack in a Jerusalem synagogue killed four and left six wounded, citing an uptick in violence in Israel. The FBI is warning law enforcement nationwide to prepare for violence in light of a pending grand jury decision on the Michael Brown case. And a GAO report finds the Department of Veterans Affairs has not mitigated critical vulnerabilities in its network.

Practical Handbook for Professional Investigators, 3rd Edition

- Author Rory McMahon began his career as a probation officer in 1973 and he hasn’t stopped since. Today he is a successful investigator in the private sector and his book, Practical Handbook for Professional Investigators, displays his expertise.

A Face in the Crowd

- The Pennsylvania Justice Network, an online portal for law enforcement, was looking to upgrade its facial recognition software to search the millions of suspect images in its bookings database. They turned to two different technologies to upgrade their system.

Morning Security Brief: DOT Considers Ban on In-Flight Phone Calls, P.F. Chang's Security Breach, Child Exploitation, and More

- The U.S. Department of Transportation may ban in-flight phone calls. Restaurant chain P.F. Chang's revealed more details about the security breach that hit its payment card network in June. Google has tipped off police to child pornography in a man's e-mail account. And more.

Crime Lab Manual

- This manual is a step-by-step guide on how to process the scene of an investigation and solve a crime.

A New Point of View

- Police officers at the University of Dayton don wearable cameras to document their campus patrol efforts.

Morning Security Brief: Child Sex-Trafficking Sting, Targeted Killing Program Memo Released, Cyberthreats, and More

- The FBI announced on Monday it had rescued nearly 170 children who were victims of sex trafficking. A federal court has released a previously secret U.S. Justice Department memo related to the government's targeted killing program. PCWorld compiles a list of the most dangerous trending cybersecurity threats. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Details Emerge About California Shooter, Mudslide in Colorado, and Violence in Ukraine

- Chilling details are emerging about the 22 year-old gunman who killed six people in Santa Barbara, California on Friday. Search efforts continue for three men missing in a massive mudslide in western Colorado. And at least 40 people were killed in Eastern Ukraine in a clash at the Donetsk airport between pro-Russian separatists and the military.

United States Charges China in First Criminal Cyber Espionage Case

- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the United States is formally charging members of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army with cyber espionage. They are accused of stealing trade secrets from six U.S. companies.

Morning Security Brief: Fort Hood Security, Body Cameras for Border Protection, Cyber Hygiene, And Kerry Talks Middle East Peace

- Fort Hood security issues examined, CBP chief discusses body-worn cameras, officials launch Cyber Hygiene Campaign, Kerry frustrated with peace talks impasse.

Canine Evidence

- The Supreme Court ruled in Florida v. Harris that drug- or bomb-detection dogs can give police probable cause to search private property if they alert officers to potential illegal activities and are properly trained.

Introduction to Intelligence Studies

- Introduction to Intelligence Studies has been written for the student who has an interest in gaining a basic understanding of the way intelligence delivers a decision advantage in a rapidly evolving world.

History in Blue: 160 Years of Women Police, Sheriffs, Detectives, and State Troopers

- History in Blue is an entertaining yet factual historical account of women in law enforcement throughout the years. llan Duffin does an impressive job of highlighting the advancement of women in law enforcement from the 1800s to the present and even offers some insight into the future.  
 




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