Standard Investigations

  • Investigating the social Web

    New training helps investigators find criminals and evidence on the Internet

    Article • January 1st, 2010

  • Feet on the Ground

    You can often tell the physical condition of a subject with regard to intoxicants or medical condition.

    Article • October 15th, 2009

  • The crime scene evidence you're ignoring

    Computers and cell phones aren't the only digital devices that hold evidence

    Article • October 1st, 2009

  • Wireless crime, wireless criminals

    Investigating 802.11 networks and the people who abuse them

    Article • July 1st, 2009

  • High-Tech Stalking

    GPS devices, IP sniffers and even identity theft are used to harass victims. How do investigators get evidence to build a case?

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • The byte stuff

    Local officers should be prepared to follow the trail of bytes criminals leave behind

    Article • April 1st, 2009

  • The mobile device INVESTIGATOR'S TOOLBOX

    What works best for newbies, what requires more training, and how to tell the difference

    Article • November 1st, 2008

  • ID theft nightmares

         Figuring out jurisdictional issues in cases of identity theft can be a nightmare. Many law enforcement agencies don't have the personnel to pursue these complicated cases or lack officer training in this arena. Recently, I spoke to some ID theft...

    Article • July 1st, 2008

  • Focusing on what's vital for victims

    Criminal victimization has a widespread impact, requiring extra attention and effective response strategies by agencies

    Article • June 1st, 2008

  • SHOT Show 2008

    A report for the forensic and technical investigator

    Article • April 1st, 2008

  • Making a Case for Better Scene Management

    What the Hanover County Sheriff's Office learned from the D.C. sniper investigation

    Article • March 1st, 2008

  • Billboards and the FBI

         Law enforcement is becoming more and more clued-in when it comes to both technology and getting the most out of private-sector relationships and nothing could be smarter. One excellent example of turning to tech to catch a thief (not to...

    Article • March 1st, 2008

  • The ACLU plays "Go Fish"

         First let me say the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) serves a useful purpose, even though I rarely agree with their take on things. For example, I believe the Washington State ACLU's opposition to an ordinance meant to give law enforcement...

    Article • November 1st, 2007

  • Searchable video surveillance nabs fraudsters and robbers

         The U.S. Secret Service calls check fraud one of the greatest threats to the country's financial system. With losses of more than $5 billion per year nationally, banks are struggling to effectively and efficiently investigate fraud incidents and...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • Forensic video lab ready for training, ready for duty

    The goal of pursuing excellence in a university setting is not uncommon. The University of Indianapolis (UIndy) sets itself apart from others in its partnership with the non-profit Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Association (LEVA...

    Article • August 15th, 2007

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