SM Online: Research & Studies
08/27/2012 - See an example of how a security department can come up with reliable and consistent metrics for security. The first step was to develop categories into which incidents could be recorded.
News & Trends: Public-Private Partnerships
08/24/2012 - Find out how Philadelphia’s City Center District helps coordinate police activities with business interests to reduce crime and make the city more attractive to businesses and tourists.
Homeland Security: Investigations
08/24/2012 - A survey indicates several hurdles to public reporting of suspicious activity, including a basic understanding of what to report.
Daily Headline : Intelligence
08/21/2012 - Chavis Carter death ruled a suicide. Mexico City airport cops reassigned. A patron is suing a venue after being injured in a brawl. And more.
Book Reviews: Personnel Protection
08/20/2012 - Author Glenn McGovern introduces the concept of protective operations as a continuum, ranging from situational awareness, at its most basic level, to protective details, safe houses, and new identities, at its increasingly complex levels.
Daily Headline : Surveillance
08/17/2012 - The International Association of Chiefs of Police has voted to adopt guidelines for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles.
Daily Headline : Investigations
08/15/2012 - An appeals court has ruled that law enforcement does not need a probable cause warrant to track a suspect using that suspect's own mobile phone GPS.
Daily Headline : IT Security
08/10/2012 - Hackers are using a virus that disguises itself as a message from the FBI to extort money from computer users. The FBI is calling it “ransomware.”
Daily Headline : Crime
08/08/2012 - The gunman who went on a shooting rampage at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin died from a self-inflicted gunshot, according to the FBI.
Daily Headline : Homeland Security
08/07/2012 - Sikhs reluctant to increase security at their houses of worship. Latin America preps for Ernesto. Old version of software led to Reuters hack. And more.
Daily Headline : Special Event Security
08/03/2012 - A journalist bypasses Olympic security with a $15 costume. German officials want to know why two KKK members were allowed to stay on the force. By 2013 a biological attack may be more likely than a nuclear attack. And more.
Daily Headline : School Security
07/27/2012 - About 16 percent of sex offenders attempt to hide or change their identities in an effort to circumvent parole rules aimed at preventing them from striking again, according to a recent study.
Book Reviews: Training
07/26/2012 - The message is that supervisors and leaders who demonstrate by personal example that they’re not too busy or too self-important to bend over and pick up their own spent brass on the firing range are more effective than others who do not.