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Gang Injunctions and Abatement: Using Civil Remedies to Curb Gang-Related Crimes

- From its first word, Gang Injunctions and Abatement comes across as little more than a sales pitch. While written from a law enforcement and psychological perspective, it is presumptuous, limited in scope, and fails to consider other perspectives in an effort to convince the reader to believe in gang injunctions and abatement, court actions that aim to limit and modify gang behavior.

Every Officer Is a Leader, Second Edition

- The “transforming leadership” process described in Every Officer Is a Leader defines the journey a modern leader must undergo to become a successful and respected mentor and coach.

Intelligence

- A public-safety broadband network starts to get off the ground; the government releases a report on Hurricane Sandy response; and researchers discuss a new technique to find missed fingerprints at crime scenes.

From Cop to Crusader: The story of my fight against the dangerous myth of “lie detection”

- For many years, we have been led to believe, by the law enforcement community and daytime reality shows, that the polygraph test is a very reliable “investigatory tool” to measure someone’s honesty. Author Doug Williams dispels some of those misconceptions in his book From Cop to Crusader.

Forensics

- The Cloud Security Alliance has created a new working group to focus on the examination of incident handling and forensics in the cloud environment. In its first white paper, Mapping the Forensic Standard ISO/IEC 27037 to Cloud Computing, the group aims to help practitioners define standardized processes for conducting forensic investigations.

DNA

- The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a Maryland law that allows police to collect DNA on those arrested on serious charges and to enter that DNA into the national database.  

FBI Opens Portal for Cyberattack Reporting

- Learn about the FBI’s new cyberreporting portal which it hopes will help it track down hackers.

The Future of Policing: A Practical Guide for Police Managers and Leaders

- This well-crafted book, replete with anecdotes, systematically addresses issues such as technology, hiring practices, training, budgets, labor relations, evolving communities, and post 9-11 trends that challenge today’s police departments.

News Media Relations for Law Enforcement Leaders

- Gerald Garner, the chief of police in Greeley, Colorado, is a prolific author, and this latest work is a credible guide through the dangerous and dynamic relationship with the news media.

Morning Security Brief: NYC Stop & Frisk Law, Money Laundering and Digital Currency, and More

- The New York City Council passed policies that will severely curtail the city’s stop and frisk practice. Thomson Reuters Fraud Prevention and Investigation unit has a report on the rising use of digital currency in money laundering. And the GAO find that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) should increase interagency communication and strengthen the assessment of its efforts to stem illegal cross-border activity.

Money Laundering: A Guide for Criminal Investigators, Third Edition

- John Madinger, who has extensive experience as an IRS criminal investigator, has written an outstanding introduction to the complex world of money laundering. It includes interesting sections on the history of money and of money laundering along with other forms of financial crime.

Eyewitness Identification: A Police Perspective

- Law enforcement has the responsibility to arrest the guilty person and an obligation to ensure that the wrong person is not convicted of a crime. Eyewitness Identification acknowledges the increasing awareness that eyewitness identification of criminals is unreliable.

Assessing U.S. Efforts in Central America

- U.S. government programs designed to curb violence and drugs in Central America are gaining traction, but experts warn that addressing social issues may be the key to success.
 




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