The Sanford Police Department and surrounding agencies are preparing for State Attorney Angela Corey to release her decision about whether or not George Zimmerman – the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin – will be charged.
Human trafficking is modern-day slavery. Its victims are those who provide labor or services through force, fraud or coercion and it’s happening everywhere. Just last week, Canadian courts prosecuted what is thought to be the largest human trafficking case in the country. In the U.S., the FBI prosecuted a case involving 600 Thai victims .
By Dave Malone
When the Washington D.C. Council decided to give themselves a 2.2 percent cost-of-living raise this year, as reported in The Washington Examiner, law enforcement and fire service representatives were none too pleased.
I’ve been following an interesting series of articles about the continuing rift between the New York Police Department and the FBI regarding terrorism investigations. This Associated Press article discusses a 2010 incident where the NYPD went to federal prosecutors in Manhattan, requesting a search warrant, without having advised the FBI of their intention in advance.
On Thursday, March 22 I attended a meeting with FBI Director Robert Mueller and selected members of the private sector. Mueller is a former federal prosecutor who began his directorship just days before September 11, 2001 and recently had his 10-year term extended by President Obama.
There has been a lot of attention recently about neighborhood watches after the “captain” of a neighborhood watch in Sanford, Fla. shot and killed an unarmed black teenager, Trayvon Martin. Media outlets are asking if the shooter, George Zimmerman, was just looking out for his neighborhood where there had been multiple break-ins recently, or if he was a wannabe cop who tried to take justice into his own hands.
There is no denying the fact that the world we know is rapidly changing. It’s difficult for even the most technologically adept individuals to keep up with all the advancements in technology. While some of us may not want to accept these changes, they often cannot be avoided and become requirements of our jobs. There was recently an
By Mike Sale
I recently visited Niagara Falls to attend an exciting conference sponsored by the Crime Prevention Committee of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP). Crime Prevention through Innovation and Technology attracted a wide variety of police leaders, practitioners, academics and related professionals to discuss emerging trends in the ever-expanding field of crime prevention.
By Michael Sale
A recent U.S.-based survey determined that London, Ontario is one of the most desirable places to retire in all of North America. London is a wonderful city with a great reputation. Known as “the forest city,” London has a colorful history with a population exceeding 360,000 and many people consider it to be “the city with everything.” However, Londo faces many of the same challenges faced by larger centers in Canada.