A viral YouTube video that purported to show racial profiling of two Muslim men by an NYPD police officer is a hoax, The Smoking Gun has revealed.
Law Enforcement & Intelligence
The latest coverage of the law enforcement community and all aspects of the U.S. intelligence.
By Michael R. Sisak - Associated Press
Ignoring the chants of protesters on the block where a police officer was killed and the cause célèbre of Mumia Abu-Jamal was born, Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law Tuesday a measure he said would curb the "obscene celebrity" cultivated by convicts at the expense of victims. Published October 21, 2014
Official documents on slain 18-year-old Michael Brown have reportedly revealed that he was shot in the hand at close range and had marijuana in his system when he was killed by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer.
U.S. Secret Service officials diverted personnel to monitor an employee's neighborhood dispute in 2011 at the expense of presidential protection, according to a new report from the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General.
The head of Mexico's Gulf Cartel drug-trafficking gang was taken into custody earlier this month while shopping in Texas, authorities said Tuesday.
Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who revealed details about the government's widespread surveillance operations, told a Harvard Law professor that the Boston Marathon bombings are an example of how threats can be missed even under blanket surveillance.
If there's one thing that Eric Holder regrets during his time as attorney general for the United States, it's his failure to press through a Second Amendment crackdown on the heels of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left 20 children and six adults dead, he said.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he will create an independent commission to study issues that have surfaced since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson.
Three American teenage girls were detained in Germany and sent back to Denver after trying to join jihadis in Syria, a law enforcement official told ABC News on Tuesday.
The massive police response in Ferguson, Missouri, following the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown so far has cost taxpayers $5.7 million, a local news report has revealed.
The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged Monday with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005.
Police investigating the slayings of seven northwestern Indiana women whose bodies were found over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years.
The National Security Agency is reviewing its decision to allow a top official to work part time for a cybersecurity firm that is pitching its services to the financial sector, the agency said on Friday.
A man suspected of shooting and injuring two sheriff's deputies in northern Illinois is being held on $1 million bond.
Attorney General Eric Holder announced Friday that the federal government will recognize same-sex marriages in states affected by the Supreme Court's recent decision not to review decisions that overturned marriage bans in those states.
Florida's Supreme Court has barred police from track suspects via cellphone signals without a warrant.
German lawmakers probing the U.S. National Security Agency following Edward Snowden's revelations have hit a hurdle: their own government.
A Los Angeles police officer at the center of the brief detainment of "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts is calling the investigation into suspected racial profiling "disgusting."
Recent Opinion Columns
David Grosso, a freshman at-large council member, wants members of the Metropolitan Police Department to serve but not protect. He wants to take their guns away, and he wants us to participate in a love-in of the '60s and '70s variety. Mr. Grosso must be having flashbacks from innocently being in the vicinity of second-hand reefer smoke.
While the political commentators in the nation's capital are wrapped up in the debate over what to do about the Islamic State … the president's spies continue to capture massive amounts of personal information about hundreds of millions of us and lie about it.
For six years, Eric Holder Jr. has built a legacy that delights liberals and appalls conservatives, especially those who revere the Constitution.
It's time for James Clapper to go.
It is no secret that the Obama administration has demonstrated questionable commitment to the rule of law.
Intelligence has once again been front and center in the news this past week, and that's hardly ever good news for the intelligence community.
From The Vault
A Florida District Court of Appeals judge ruled recently that red-light camera companies can't issue tickets, a decision that slaps back the right of private firms to mail fines to motorists.