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NYPD Eyeing Rap Lyrics, Music Videos To Go After Gang Crime

NYPD officers are now familiarizing themselves with the local rap game in order to gain a better understanding of gang violence in the city.<p>The New York Times reports the department's new strategy is part of a larger plan to move away from stop-and-frisk practices, issuing longer-term anti-gang …

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Nine dead after attackers dressed as police enter Mexican prison

Six gunmen disguised as policemen enter Mexican prison in Guerrero leaving nine dead and a prison guard and one of the attackers in hospital with serious wounds<p>Nine people were killed during a gunfight at a prison in Mexico's violent Guerrero state, after a gang dressed as police officers gained …

Chicago cops accused of raping man with a gun

<b>(Shutterstock/Keith Levit)</b><p>Angel Perez is suing the police department, claiming he was subjected to severe abuse to make him a drug informant<p>Natasha Lennard<p>January 9, 2014 9:05pm (UTC)<p>Angel Perez, 32, is suing the Chicago Police Department for the sort of abuse, as journalist Rhania Khalek noted in …

New Mexico School Shooting Leaves 2 Seriously Injured

A 12-year-old student seriously injured two classmates Tuesday when he opened fire at a Roswell middle school, New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez …

'Ndrangheta mafia investing in media to manipulate, threaten democracy

Fighting mafia plans to subvert democracy, the European Parliament has been working on protective frameworks. This comes as organised criminals are increasingly seeking to launder money by investing in otherwise legitimate ventures. One of these is the media. An Italian state prosecutor contributed …

The Problem with Crowdsourcing Crime Reporting in the Mexican Drug War

There has been some excitement about the idea of using technology to address the problems of the Mexican Drug War. As someone involved in technology, I find it inspiring that other techies are trying to do something to end the conflict. However, I also worry when I read ideas based on flawed …

RCMP links Canadian organized-crime groups with Mexican outlaws

Canadian organized-crime groups have forged links with Mexican outlaws in an attempt to secure a direct supply of cocaine and increase their profits by eliminating the middleman, says the RCMP.<p>An internal analysis by the Mounties notes that since 2008 at least 10 Canadians have been shot or killed …

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DEA Claims Repealing Prohibition Fosters Organized Crime

In its 2013 “National Drug Threat Assessment,” released today, the Drug Enforcement Administration predicts that marijuana legalization will be a shot in the arm for organized crime:<p>TCOs [transnational criminal organizations] and criminal groups will increasingly exploit the opportunities for …

iPhones now involved in 14 percent of all NYC crime

The NYPD says Apple product resale values are so high that organized crime rings can't get enough of them. The force is asking pawnshops to keep electronic records of all iPhones they purchase.<p>Phone theft is big business.<p>However, in New York, iPhones and other Apple products are regarded as the …

Police bust ‘organized crime ring’ allegedly defrauding banks using stolen cheques and immigration applicants

Three people in Toronto are under arrest after the RCMP, OPP and Canada Border Services Agency teamed up to this week to crack an alleged scheme to …

Vito Rizzuto’s death marks end of crime dynasties

In a world where death rarely comes peacefully, mob kingpin Vito Rizzuto defied the odds and died of natural causes, bequeathing a power vacuum and the spectre of turf violence in Montreal's tumultuous criminal underworld.<p>Mr. Rizzuto, whose storied clan exerted its criminal influence across several …

How Criminal Trials Move - Part 1

RT @NidalSakr: #Egypt_Update #R4BAA crime scene, concealing evidence of crime. 1000's of bodies/living injured set on fire http://t.co/S0ZqqVcGOk

Physical Evidence: Preserving the Truth

RT @ScottTaylor19: Akron Police Crime Scene Unit just arrived to collect evidence we told them about at home of stabbing victim. http://t.c…

The U.S. Has a Huge Backlog of Untested DNA Evidence

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito called it "the most important criminal procedure case that this court has heard in decades." But for now, the …

New fingerprint technology that means evidence can no longer be wiped away

We all know the scene in the movies where the criminal wipes his gun and the door handles with his hankie so as not to leave any trace of his presence. Now scientists claim to have invented a method that could identify his fingerprints, regardless of how much wiping has taken place. So how much of …

Arrest Warrant Out For "Thrift Shop" Attacker

DECEMBER 3--The Colorado woman who attacked her boyfriend when he refused to stop singing Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop” is the subject of an arrest …