Related topics: hackers

Ancestral background can be determined by fingerprints

A proof-of-concept study finds that it is possible to identify an individual's ancestral background based on his or her fingerprint characteristics – a discovery with significant applications for law enforcement and anthropological ...

New Zealand smashes global child pornography ring

A global network that used social networking sites such as Facebook to distribute child pornography has been smashed after a tip-off from New Zealand authorities, officials said Tuesday.

Online sex ads rebound, months after shutdown of Backpage

Smaller escort websites are vying for the lucrative online sex-for-hire market Backpage.com dominated before U.S. authorities shut it down earlier this year, a move that fractured the industry and forced law enforcement to ...

iPhone makes great snitch for savvy cops

Got an iPhone in your pocket? Then you might be storing even more personal information than you realize. And some of it could be used against you if you're ever charged with a crime.

page 1 from 40

Law enforcement agency

In North American English, a Law enforcement agency (LEA) is an organisation that enforces the law.

Outside North America, such organisations are called police services. In North America, some of these services are called police, others have other names (e.g. sherriff's department; investigative police services in the USA are often called bureaus (e.g. FBI, ICE, ATF, DEA, USSS, SBI, etc.).)

This text uses material from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA