Justice and Public Safety
An accused drug kingpin from Detroit who was building a remote-controlled submarine to allegedly smuggle cocaine across the ocean was betrayed by an encrypted messaging app favored by international crime lords.
Recently authored bills in both chambers of the Indiana state Legislature are now seeking to establish a pilot program to test automated speeding enforcement on these sites when workers are present.
Although AT&T and Verizon received approval from the Federal Communications Commission to launch wide-scale 5G, some experts are concerned that 5G signals could dangerously interfere with flight landings.
The partnership of two products on the same cloud will bring in another integration of evidence management software, giving police the ability to review evidence in a single place rather than hopping between systems.
Police departments across the country suffered a slew of damaging ransomware attacks in 2021. The new year promised more of the same, but what should law enforcement agencies really be concerned with in 2022?
San Francisco Mayor London Breed wants to crack down on crime across the city by increasing the number of situations in which police may access live-feed cameras. Privacy advocates have decried the idea.
Police departments across the Tri-Cities (Kennewick, Pasco, Richland and West Richland) in Washington have inked deals with Axon to get body cameras. The jury is still out on the effectiveness of body cams.
Sheriff’s deputies in Spokane County actually began wearing body cameras at the beginning of 2022 following training for the tech last year and the approval of the Spokane County Commissioners.
The U.S. Department of Justice awarded the $225,000 grant to Alton in partnership with the city of East St. Louis. The grant will provide more than 100 officers in the two cities with body-worn cameras.
With the help of hotly contested license plate reading technology, Lebanon police officers were able to make an arrest that took a large amount of drugs and other paraphernalia off of the street.
The latest talks between the federal government and the city of Portland, Ore., on police reform have led to a couple of major agreements, including a body camera measure that will involve Justice Department approval.
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is joining a bipartisan coalition of 51 attorneys general from across the nation in an attempt to slow down the weekly barrage of robocalls that citizens are faced with.
The New York City Department of Correction has increased the use of tablets since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to help offer information and resources to the individuals in custody within its facilities.
The emergency radio system in Delaware County, Pa., has been hijacked multiple times in recent years. The system, which was put in place during the 1970s, is overdue for a $50 million upgrade.
The latest surge in COVID-19 cases has put a big strain on both public safety and health services in San Francisco. As a result, officials only want residents to call 911 if there’s a clear life-threatening emergency.
Bernalillo County, N.M., has filed an emergency notice in federal court because a ransomware attack made its detention center unable to comply with terms of a settlement agreement in a lawsuit over jail conditions.