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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, 2013
One man, one gun, and 100 lives saved Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

One man, one gun, and 100 lives saved

An off-duty SAS Marine enjoying a coffee saved 100 lives during the Kenya attack that killed upwards of 70 people - Full Story
September 25, 2013
Atheists in foxholes: Is faith essential to police work? Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Atheists in foxholes: Is faith essential to police work?

Studies have shown that perception affects behavior, we are essentially wired for faith - Full Story
September 18, 2013
Are cell phone searches the new breathalyzer? Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Are cell phone searches the new breathalyzer?

Texting while driving is difficult to prove — should implied consent laws be applied to cell phone searches? - Full Story
September 17, 2013
Interview and interrogation: Breaking the alibi John Bowden - On Language, Communication, and Leadership

Interview and interrogation: Breaking the alibi

“He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying.”
— Michel de Montaigne 1533-1592 - Full Story
September 17, 2013
Formalizing partnerships with corrections for gang investigators Leischen Stelter - Education Issues in Public Safety

Formalizing partnerships with corrections for gang investigators

One partnership in Virginia has led to better awareness of gang activities, solved multiple cases, and ultimately contributed to the reduction of gang activity in the region - Full Story
August 21, 2013
Legal considerations for cell phone search incident to arrest Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Legal considerations for cell phone search incident to arrest

The Supreme Court has not yet addressed this issue, and the lower courts that have are split - Full Story
August 21, 2013
A brief review of 14 court cases on cell phone search incident to arrest Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

A brief review of 14 court cases on cell phone search incident to arrest

Courts that have upheld searching a cell phone incident to arrest are presently in a majority, but courts finding this type of warrantless search to be unlawful have begun to weigh in - Full Story
August 20, 2013
How 'Big Data' is helping law enforcement Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

How 'Big Data' is helping law enforcement

Police agencies are using Big Data to make connections and detect patterns so they can prevent and solve crime - Full Story
August 15, 2013
How one CSI learned to cope with trauma Leischen Stelter - Education Issues in Public Safety

How one CSI learned to cope with trauma

If you want to be a CSI, you have to deal with disturbing scenes — and get your hands very, very dirty - Full Story
July 30, 2013
5 reasons witnesses won't ID offenders (and how to beat them) Louis C. Senese - Interrogation Themes

5 reasons witnesses won't ID offenders (and how to beat them)

Many times during an investigation, a witness’ potential knowledge goes untapped by the investigator - Full Story



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