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February 18, 2014
Demystifying background investigations: What you can expect when applying for a law enforcement job American Military University - In Public Safety

Demystifying background investigations: What you can expect when applying for a law enforcement job

While each department may conduct the background investigation a bit differently, there are many commonalities that apply to all criminal justice agencies - Full Story
February 17, 2014
How to spot and catch mentally-disturbed Scott Stewart - Tactical Intelligence

How to spot and catch mentally-disturbed "lone wolves"

Efforts to detect surveillance — whether by law enforcement, intelligence agencies, corporations or individuals — are a critical means of spotting lone wolves during the target selection and planning stage - Full Story
January 30, 2014
New LexisNexis service keeps tabs on social media Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

New LexisNexis service keeps tabs on social media

Investigations increasingly involve evidence left in the cyber world, and the joint project with DigitalStakeout takes another step in that direction - Full Story
January 30, 2014
Quickly read, analyze, and interpret body language John Bowden - On Language, Communication, and Leadership

Quickly read, analyze, and interpret body language

I came up with five categories of general behavior — it is not a total list of all behaviors, but rather, a list of general behavior — to look for during an interview or interrogation - Full Story
January 30, 2014
An interrogator's mindset: Louis C. Senese - Interrogation Themes

An interrogator's mindset: "It's not personal. It's business."

As John Reid told me, “A good interrogator is a good actor” — you have to convince the suspect that you’re on his side - Full Story
January 30, 2014
A brief history of Bitcoin and other crypto-currency PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

A brief history of Bitcoin and other crypto-currency

Bitcoin is the first open-source and decentralized peer-to-peer payment network that is powered by its users with no central authority or middlemen - Full Story
January 30, 2014
4 reasons to care about Bitcoin and other crypto-currency PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

4 reasons to care about Bitcoin and other crypto-currency

Bitcoin is a decentralized peer-to-peer payment network with no central authority or middlemen — perfect for criminal activity - Full Story
January 24, 2014
4 creative 'tricks' to keep you safe on patrol Marty Katz - Past the Uniform

4 creative 'tricks' to keep you safe on patrol

There are so many tricks of the trade to defuse street encounters and advance investigations — what are yours? - Full Story
January 22, 2014
Evaluating the next generation of fingerprint technology the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

Evaluating the next generation of fingerprint technology

Devices can scan digital fingerprint images without individuals needing to press their fingers against a screen - Full Story
January 20, 2014
Law and order for cyber war? Doug Page - Homeland Technology

Law and order for cyber war?

Rules for cyber war proposed to create Internet safe havens by limiting cyber targets and cyber weapons - Full Story



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