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Law Enforcement & Intelligence
The latest coverage of the law enforcement community and all aspects of the U.S. intelligence.
By Associated Press
Two Colorado sheriffs aren't happy about the security costs of vice president Joe Biden's short weekend visit to Aspen. Published September 22, 2014
The survivalist charged in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks 10 days ago will be caught, Gov. Tom Corbett vowed Monday as a police official said authorities believe they are hot on his trail.
A police officer with the New York City force was killed and eight of his fellow officers injured when the van they were all riding in smashed into a concrete barrier in the Bronx.
The federal judge who ruled the New York Police Department's stop and frisk policy violated civil rights says body cameras could have prevented the deaths of two men by police.
"There’s no 'secret' version of the NIS. Our oversight committees, our partners, the public and, for that matter, even our adversaries are all seeing the very same strategic direction I'm giving to the Intelligence Community," says James R. Clapper, director of national intelligence - who also has thoughts on the current intel landscape.
An expert forensic pathologist hired by the family of a New York City man whose death in a police chokehold this summer was ruled a homicide has agreed with the findings of the city's medical examiner.
An attorney for the family of a black man who was fatally shot by Utah police says he is going to ask the Department of Justice and FBI to investigate the shooting and reports of racial discrimination in the city where it occurred.
The family of Glen Doherty, the former Navy SEAL killed in Benghazi, has filed a $2 million claim against the CIA and the State Department.
The CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furor over a German caught selling secrets to the United States and the Edward Snowden revelations of classified information held by the National Security Agency, according to current and former U.S. officials.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced a new campaign Thursday that puts the federal government in control of checking for bias within law enforcement agencies around the nation.
St. Louis County police say they were responding to a report of gunshots, when a man with a rifle drove into a police vehicle and then tried to flee officers, opening fire at the same time.
A New York Police Department helicopter searching the 800-foot skies above the city for a missing teenage girl nearly collided with a drone -- and shortly after, the operator was arrested.
The U.S. Border Patrol will begin wearing cameras this year at its training academy, a test to see if the technology should be used in the field to blunt criticism about agents' use of force.
James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, denied Thursday that he lied to Congress about government surveillance last year, and he rolled out a new national intelligence strategy that includes principles of ethics for intelligence officers.
Behind the scenes of the U.S. military preparations for airstrikes in Iraq and Syria against the al Qaeda offshoot terrorist group Islamic State, the CIA is gearing up for new drone strikes and a surge in intelligence-gathering operations to support it, according to U.S. officials.
The FBI's Next Generation Identification (NGI) System is now fully operational. The powerful facial recognition program that started development in 2011 will now be accessible to various law enforcement agencies.
Authorities hunting for a suspect in last week's fatal ambush outside a rural state police barracks chased down several mistaken sightings Wednesday as schools closed down and the public remained on edge.
Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Col. George Bivens sent out a blunt warning to the suspect — or suspects — who ambushed two of his troopers and killed one of them a few days ago: "We will find you," he said.
New York City has entered a "new era" of potential terror threats as hostilities between the United States and extremists from the Islamic State group intensify, Police Commissioner William Bratton said Tuesday.
The Obama administration is supporting a movement to equip police with body cameras to record their on-duty activities, as a response to the police shooting of black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
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