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The rise of police PR

Police PR is increasingly bypassing traditional news outlets by turning to social media and reality television, according to Associate Professor Murray Lee.

May 01, 2014
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UK police trial vest-mounted cameras after killing

London's police force said Thursday it was rolling out vest-mounted video cameras to some of the capital's 2,300 firearms officers, hoping to help build public confidence after a contentious inquest verdict on a fatal shooting.

Jan 09, 2014
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LulzSec hacker leader arrested in Australia

A self-proclaimed leader of the LulzSec international hacking group has been arrested in Australia, police said, charging him with attacking and defacing a government website.

Apr 24, 2013
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Addressing antisocial behaviour

The most detailed analysis of the experiences and perceptions of victims of ASB ever conducted in this country has been used by a team at Cardiff to identify, for the first time, those police force areas ...

Apr 05, 2013
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ICT plays an increasing part in criminal activities

The influence of ICT on traditional crimes such as burglary, robbery, intimidation and fraud is on the rise. Researchers from the University of Twente examined a large number of crimes in the east of the Netherlands on behalf ...

Apr 04, 2013
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Police patrolling social media

From the city's mean streets to Facebook, the police are responding to ever-changing developments and have expanded their beat from the streets outside our door to the virtual pathways of social media, and ...

Dec 10, 2012
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Clash in US on mobile privacy protection

Law enforcement officials and civil liberties advocates clashed Thursday at a US congressional hearing on a proposed law to protect the "location privacy" of people using mobile phones.

May 17, 2012
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Anonymous targets pepper-spraying policeman

The online "hacktivist" group Anonymous published the personal contact details on Monday of a California university policeman who used pepper spray on protesters, and it urged supporters to flood him with ...

Nov 21, 2011
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