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O'Donnell: Accusations are 'thug' tactics

O'Donnell: Accusations are 'thug' tactics

The Justice Department is investigating whether former U.S. Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell violated federal law by diverting campaign funds for personal use, law enforcement sources said Wednesday.

 

Police fatalities jump 37 percent in 2010

Police fatalities jump 37 percent in 2010

Cluster killings of more than one officer helped make 2010 a particularly dangerous year for law enforcement. Deaths in the line of duty jumped 37 percent to about 160 from 117 the year before, according to a nonprofit that tracks police deaths.

 

Firearms from U.S. used in Mexico drug violence

Firearms from U.S. used in Mexico drug violence

Mexican cartels are taking advantage of U.S. gun laws to buy thousands of weapons that are being used in an escalating drug war that has claimed more than 31,000 lives since late 2006, experts and law enforcement officials tell NBC News.

 

How the C.I.A. Perfects its Social Media Monitoring Technologies

It’s not a secret to most Netizens that they’re being watched on the Internet. And not just by advertisers. Law enforcement hasn’t exactly been secretive about the open source data-mining being done online.

 

US Senate committee passes online piracy bill

The US Senate Judiciary Committee passed legislation on Thursday that would give US law enforcement more tools to crack down on websites engaged in piracy of movies, television shows and music.

 

Maryland official, wife hid money as FBI approached, affidavit says

Maryland official, wife hid money as FBI approached, affidavit says

Panicked as the FBI closed in Friday morning, Prince Georges County Executive Jack Johnson and his wife Leslie raced to find a $100,000 check for an alleged kickback and flush it down the toilet.

Senh: There's just too much good stuff in this article: "FBI agents then searched the person of Leslie Johnson incident to her arrest and recovered $79,600 in U.S. currency from her underwear," the affidavit says... Click on the link to the original article. There's money hidden in Leslie Johnson's bras too.

 

Official: NYPD called to Charlie Sheen's hotel

Official: NYPD called to Charlie Sheen's hotel

A law enforcement official says actor Charlie Sheen was hospitalized for a psychiatric evaluation after a woman told police he was throwing furniture in his New York City hotel room.

 

Law Enforcement Wants To Be Able To 'Tap' Skype, Facebook and BlackBerry Emails

Law Enforcement Wants To Be Able To 'Tap' Skype, Facebook and BlackBerry Emails

It appears that law enforcement officers are finding it too difficult to track the Facebook messages.

Senh: That opens up a lot of privacy issues and could easily be abused.

 

4 officers shot dead in coffee shop near Seattle

4 officers shot dead in coffee shop near Seattle

Four law enforcement officers were fatally shot today in what police described as an ambush in a coffee shop near Seattle, Washington.

 

Lawmakers Call Ft. Hood Shootings ‘Terrorism’

At hearings on Thursday, some Senators characterized the suspect as a homegrown extremist who slipped past law enforcement and military authorities.

 

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