Senate Bill 1293 would authorize spending $2 million on three one-year pilot projects of predictive policing software in urban and rural areas to generate predictions for various types of crime.
Former and current air marshals are coming forward to describe a “wheels-up, rings-off” culture rife with adultery, prostitution and other misconduct.
UC Berkeley law professor Franklin Zimring, who has written an article on law enforcement officers’ killings of civilians, calls the lack of reliable statistics a scandal and is advocating for a national database of such deaths.
Authorities have identified Omar Mateen, 29, as the gunman who left 49 people dead at a popular gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
When times were good in Josephine County, Oregon, revenue from its thriving timber industry funded its police presence. But as environmental regulations squeezed timber yields across the region, law enforcement withered.
Nearly half a century after the saga of “Mountain Jane Doe” began, authorities in a small Kentucky mining town say they are one step closer to identifying the murder victim found in 1969.
Legislation that would open California’s gang database to more public scrutiny has advanced in the state Assembly, despite significant opposition from law enforcement.
California’s statewide CalGang database, which includes more than 150,000 people, has come under fire for its secrecy, which can ensnare innocent people without their knowledge.
A Houston trafficking victim wants her trafficker to pay up. In a motion filed Dec. 15, the victim requested restitution from Hortencia “Tencha” Medels Arguello, who allegedly forced the victim and others to work without pay in Houston-area brothels, according to an article in the Houston Chronicle. A judge is expected to sentence Arguello in
Arizona officials want Congress to shell out taxpayer money to bankroll a so-called border strike force just weeks after quietly abandoning plans to use private money for the construction of a U.S.-Mexico border fence.
The U.S. government has found itself being blasted on aviation security yet again, with a House committee hearing testimony from about glaring security gaps within the Transportation Security Administration.