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Sneed exclusive: Social media factors into crime-fighting plan

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has a wish list to fight crime in Chicago. And deciphering the scourge side of social media is on the list. Sneed is told Foxx sent the list via a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions late last week in hopes of snagging Trump regime resources to combat the […]

34 States Have Changed Laws on Policing in Two Years

Crime and Justice News A new report (http://vera.us8.list-manage.com/track/click? u=6542df2be696ba0ea2f17b66a&id=1edebdc1f3&e=0516672a69)  from the Vera Institute of Justice says there has been a “significant uptick in states’ actions around policing, including clarifying and improving policies around use-of-force and misconduct cases and improving tracking of police operations around the use of body-worn cameras.” Thirty-four states and the District of […]

Why Solving Old Murders Can Help Prevent New Ones

The Crime Report James M. Adcock When “hot” and “cold” cases are handled by the same detectives in a police department, both types of investigations suffer. I wrote recently (https://thecrimereport.org/2017/03/20/getting-away-with-murder-the-nationalcrisis-of-cold-case-homicides/) in The Crime Report that the number of cold-case homicides is rising across the country at the same time as violent crime is increasing —a parallel […]

AMERICAN CARNAGE THE NEW LANDSCAPE OF OPIOID ADDICTION

Christopher Caldwell April 2017 “We should all be dead,” said Jonathan Goyer one bright morning in January as he looked across a room filled with dozens of his coworkers and clients. The Anchor Recovery Community Center, which Goyer helps run, occupies the shell of an office building in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Founded seven years ago, […]

Carfentanil: Everything You Should Know About the Deadly Synthetic Heroin

Synthetic opioids such as fentanyl have been making a huge splash in the United States and are causing an unprecedented number of overdoses and deaths throughout suburban America. Recently, a significantly more potent opioid analog has appeared. Carfentanil is 10,000 times more powerful than morphine and has proved deadly for many unsuspecting users. View Full […]

Smile! You’ve just been identied by face recognition

BY CLARE GARVIE ALVARO BEDOYA NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Imagine a world where, as you drive into — or even walk through — New York City, your face is scanned and compared to a list of suspected terrorists or other serious criminals. Would this make you feel safe? Now, imagine that the technology is error-prone, […]