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The Police Investigations topic area furnishes cops with the latest news, information and strategies used in closing a case and putting bad guys behind bars. Whether you are a patrol officer arriving first on the scene or a detective searching for leads on a cold case, this touches on everything that happens between the suspect’s crimes to the final conviction.
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September 25, 2014
What cops need to know about Apple’s iOS 8 lockout Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

What cops need to know about Apple’s iOS 8 lockout

Examining Apple’s claim that iOS 8 prevents investigators from getting subscriber data, the reality is that there’s more to it than that - Full Story
September 22, 2014
How cops can recognize the signs of elder abuse American Military University - In Public Safety

How cops can recognize the signs of elder abuse

Here are some of the more prominent types of abuse and how to detect them - Full Story
September 22, 2014
Police History: Was this Wild West cop the original Sherlock Holmes? Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Police History: Was this Wild West cop the original Sherlock Holmes?

Hume was known to collect evidence and follow leads. He would dig buckshot out of the sides of stagecoaches for later comparison, sketch footwear impressions and even analyze handwriting - Full Story
August 31, 2014
How a Colo. PD reconstructs the scene with UAVs the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

How a Colo. PD reconstructs the scene with UAVs

The “bread and butter” use for the technology is crime scene and accident scene reconstruction - Full Story
August 20, 2014
Cell phone tracking by police: 2 key court decisions explained Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Cell phone tracking by police: 2 key court decisions explained

As this issue continues to evolve, do your best to keep informed on the latest developments - Full Story
August 20, 2014
4 things police should do before tracking a cell phone Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

4 things police should do before tracking a cell phone

Please note that this is not intended to be — nor should it be — considered as legal advice.... - Full Story
August 19, 2014
7 ways big data is helping police manage confidential informants Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

7 ways big data is helping police manage confidential informants

Several high-profile civil cases and consent decrees have forced agencies to modernize the way they handle their confidential informants - Full Story
August 19, 2014
Cash seizures made easy with JetScan iFX i100 Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Cash seizures made easy with JetScan iFX i100

The Cummins Allison JetScan iFX i100 currency scanner automatically identifies the denomination, records serial number data, and captures a two-sided digital image of every bill - Full Story
July 31, 2014
How cops can use the 1-2-3 Approach to secure a confession Louis C. Senese - Interrogation Themes

How cops can use the 1-2-3 Approach to secure a confession

Asking a series of three hypothetical questions many times will result in obtaining the initial admissions of guilt to the commission of a crime - Full Story
July 31, 2014
How subjects' perceptions can hamper a police investigation John Bowden - On Language, Communication, and Leadership

How subjects' perceptions can hamper a police investigation

The following is an example of how each person’s perception can distort the interpretation of an... - Full Story



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