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51 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty last year, 89% increase compared to 2013.

51 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty last year, 89% increase compared to 2013.

Coinciding with National Police Week, the FBI released “2014 Preliminary Statistics for Law Enforcement Officers Killed in the Line of Duty” on May 11, 2015. These statistics paint an alarming…

Federal Appeals Court in NY ruled NSA´s phone records program as illegal.

Federal Appeals Court in NY ruled NSA´s phone records program as illegal.

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court in New York ruled on Thursday that the once-secret National Security Agency program that is systematically collecting Americans’ phone records in bulk is illegal.…

Vincet J. Bove about Policing: “America, we’ve had a problem here”

Vincet J. Bove about Policing: “America, we’ve had a problem here”

There are police-community tensions in America due to problems in Baltimore, Ferguson, Cleveland, Staten Island, and North Charleston. We must honestly assess the breakdown of trust and enhance police-community relations.…

One year of DHS “Unity of Effort”: successes and challenges.

One year of DHS “Unity of Effort”: successes and challenges.

After  Jeh Johnson became Homeland Security secretary in December 2013, he designed a program to tackle DHS’s management challenges and integrate its often highly independent components, which range from the…

Investigation details perimeter breaches at American airports

Investigation details perimeter breaches at American airports

An Associated Press investigation found 268 perimeter security breaches since 2004 at airports that together handle three-quarters of U.S. commercial passenger traffic. READ REPORT HERE…

Mass killers rarely have an exit strategy. Know why.

Mass killers rarely have an exit strategy. Know why.

    Mass killers rarely have an exit strategy; they expect to die (suicide or suicide by cop) or be captured. Because the attack will be their first and last…

Research indicate Higher Education Improve Police Performance.

Research indicate Higher Education Improve Police Performance.

Research studies at Michigan State University show police officers who have earned a college degree demonstrate better overall job performance and have greater advancement opportunities than their colleagues without a…

Law Enforcement and Race in the United States.

Law Enforcement and Race in the United States.

The words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. capture the timely address recently delivered by FBI Director James B. Comey at Georgetown University, “We must learn to live together as…

New “National Federal Intelligence Agency” under discussion in Argentina.

New “National Federal Intelligence Agency” under discussion in Argentina.

Argentina’s Congress on Tuesday began debating a proposal to reform the clandestine service, whose alleged transgressions have ranged from simple corruption to helping the former military government identify many of…

Brazil pursuing cases against corruption rings.

Brazil pursuing cases against corruption rings.

While the world awaits Brazil’s first enforcement action under the new Brazilian Clean Companies Act (the BCCA), local authorities are busy pursuing corruption cases against individuals. Prosecutors are making clear…