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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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June 05, 2014
2 more great interrogation techniques: The John Bowden - On Language, Communication, and Leadership

2 more great interrogation techniques: The "lying child" and the "logical approach"

People do not like to be pushed — they like to be involved in the process, and by their involvement, we can lead them to a confession - Full Story
June 05, 2014
Top 20 ways to totally mess up a crime scene Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Top 20 ways to totally mess up a crime scene

In humor there is truth, so with the help of some of my friends and PoliceOne colleagues, I’ve compiled a list of ways to truly screw up a crime scene - Full Story
June 02, 2014
Innovative OIS protocol focuses on compassion for involved officer Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Innovative OIS protocol focuses on compassion for involved officer

When and how to interview an officer and conduct a walk-through of the incident are sources of controversy among OIS investigators - Full Story
May 29, 2014
11 tips for cops at the scene of a self-defense shooting PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

11 tips for cops at the scene of a self-defense shooting

Attorney Andrew Branca specializes in self-defense law, and has advice for cops responding to a potential self-defense shooting - Full Story
April 28, 2014
How Neb. corrections is using inmates' contraband against them the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

How Neb. corrections is using inmates' contraband against them

Inmates find all kinds of ways to make contraband cellphones work for them. Now, authorities are finding a way to make the phones work for them, too - Full Story
April 16, 2014
What is it like to work with police informants? P1 Community - The Question

What is it like to work with police informants?

A question posted recently on Quora asked, “What is it like to work with police informants?”... - Full Story
April 11, 2014
Victim self-selection: Why criminals succeed despite shoddy surveillance 'tradecraft' Scott Stewart - Tactical Intelligence

Victim self-selection: Why criminals succeed despite shoddy surveillance 'tradecraft'

Most criminals are terrible at pre-crime surveillance, but they're able to succeed despite their shoddy tradecraft because most people simply do not practice good situational awareness - Full Story
April 04, 2014
Demystifying the criminal planning cycle Scott Stewart - Tactical Intelligence

Demystifying the criminal planning cycle

Understanding the criminal planning cycle is important, because that understanding can then be used by potential victims and law enforcement officers to look for the various aspects of the cycle as it progresses - Full Story
March 28, 2014
Police programs preventing opiate drug overdose deaths the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

Police programs preventing opiate drug overdose deaths

Alarmed by an increase in opiate drug overdose fatalities, officers in some police departments are carrying and administering antidotes on the scene to stem drug deaths in their communities - Full Story
March 27, 2014
Keeping an eye on counterfeiting PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Keeping an eye on counterfeiting

In PoliceOne "First Person" essays, PoliceOne Members candidly share their own unique personal insights on issues confronting cops today, as well as opinions, observations, and advice on living life behind the thin blue line - Full Story



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