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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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January 31, 2013
The truth about confidential informants Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

The truth about confidential informants

Despite criticism, confidential informants are invaluable to investigators fighting both international and domestic terrorism as well as common criminal enterprise - Full Story
January 31, 2013
Eye contact and deception, as seen on TV John Bowden - On Language, Communication, and Leadership

Eye contact and deception, as seen on TV

On an episode of Dateline NBC, Chris Hansen is interviewing a male subject that has arrived to meet a... - Full Story
January 31, 2013
The eyes have it: How to detect deception John Bowden - On Language, Communication, and Leadership

The eyes have it: How to detect deception

If there is a #1 rule in the interpretation of non-verbal human behavior, it is to look for breaks in eye contact - Full Story
January 18, 2013
Inmates provide anonymous tips with FaceCrook the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

Inmates provide anonymous tips with FaceCrook

Site gives inmates a chance to provide information that may implicate others involved in crimes - Full Story
December 28, 2012
2012 in Review: 12 lasting impressions Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

2012 in Review: 12 lasting impressions

To say that this has been a difficult year is an understatement of impossible proportion - Full Story
December 05, 2012
DNA collection in question: Md. case has national implications Leischen Stelter - Education Issues in Public Safety

DNA collection in question: Md. case has national implications

One expert says that the case of Maryland v. Alonzo Jay King, Jr. represents a sensitive and important balance between the public interest and the privacy of persons of interest - Full Story
November 29, 2012
Blurry photos: New program fixes the unfixable Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

Blurry photos: New program fixes the unfixable

Vladimir Yuzhikov, a computer engineer specializing in image and signal processing, has created software called SmartDeblur, a free software used for de-blurring images. - Full Story
November 29, 2012
5 keys to great report writing Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

5 keys to great report writing

Patrol officers’ reports are the foundation of the successful investigation and prosecution of a crime, so make sure you’re giving your report the attention it requires - Full Story
November 29, 2012
P1 First Person: Misdemeanor child abuse investigation PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Misdemeanor child abuse investigation

By Matthew Steihm PoliceOne Member In law enforcement we are entrusted with many noble tasks. One of... - Full Story
September 27, 2012
Traffic signals: Cues and clues indicating human trafficking operations Moe Greenberg - Detective's Notebook

Traffic signals: Cues and clues indicating human trafficking operations

Human trafficking does not appear to favor a particular city, town, or state: it can occur anywhere - Full Story



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