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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 27, 2013
Choosing a new approach to AMBER alerts the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

Choosing a new approach to AMBER alerts

There’s nothing more critical to the mission of law enforcement than protecting children who can’t protect themselves. That’s the philosophy that the Kentucky State Police emphasize in using the Commercial Mobile Alert System with some AMBER Alerts - Full Story
September 26, 2013
Should law enforcement utilize psychics in investigations? PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Should law enforcement utilize psychics in investigations?

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
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



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