• The NSA has No Clue How Many Americans it Spies On, Expresses Desire to Help FBI

    The NSA has No Clue How Many Americans it Spies On, Expresses Desire to Help FBI

    Before Congress reauthorizes laws allowing the National Security Agency to monitor electronic communications of hundreds of millions of people in search of foreign threats, it wants answers.

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Fourth Amendment Protections Do Not Apply to Metadata Involving Wireless Communications

Fourth Amendment Protections Do Not Apply to Metadata Involving Wireless Communications

The Sixth Circuit recently found that metadata used to route communications on wireless phones are business records, created and maintained by wireless carriers. As such, the FBI’s possession of these materials, without a warrant, was not a search under the Fourth Amendment.

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263rd Session of FBI National Academy Visits Memorial

263rd Session of FBI National Academy Visits Memorial

As the members of the 263rd Session of the FBI National Academy exited the buses that brought them to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC, they made their way to the walls inscribed with the names of more than 20,000 fallen officers.

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Run with WIFLE: 2nd Annual Half Marathon

Run with WIFLE: 2nd Annual Half Marathon

Join Women in Federal Law Enforcement (WIFLE) in a scenic trail run or walk around picturesque Lake Burke and Lake Mercer this fall.

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Diversity or Discrimination?

Diversity or Discrimination?

The U.S. Border Patrol recently pledged to add up to 1,600 women to their workforce. The uncharacteristic female recruitment spree has been sparked by largely male dominated ranks and the idea that female officers can provide a level of comfort to the thousands of women and children migrating to the United States each year.

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Community Caretaking Exception Overrides Homeowner’s Objection to Search

Community Caretaking Exception Overrides Homeowner’s Objection to Search

Law enforcement entry into a home, over the homeowner’s objection, was justified because officers reasonably believed a person inside was potentially unable to communicate and held against her will or otherwise in danger, the Eighth Circuit held.

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This Week on FEDtalk: Recognizing Public Servants During PSRW 2016

This Week on FEDtalk: Recognizing Public Servants During PSRW 2016

Tune in this week to preview Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) events with members of the Public Employees Roundtable.

 

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Seventh Circuit Extends the Supreme Court’s Opinion in Jardines to the Common Areas of Apartment Complexes

Seventh Circuit Extends the Supreme Court’s Opinion in Jardines to the Common Areas of Apartment Complexes

The Seventh Circuit recently held that the use of a “super-sensitive instrument” outside an apartment door violates a defendant’s Fourth Amendment rights. Justifying its holding, the court discussed that people of different ethnicities and race as well as of lower income are more likely to reside in apartment complexes and need to be afforded protection.

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History's Blotter: Missing Masterpieces

History's Blotter: Missing Masterpieces

In the early hours of March 18, 1990, thirteen masterpieces were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts, worth approximately $500 million. Two thieves dressed as Boston police officers gained access to the Museum by telling a guard they were responding to a disturbance call.

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Webinar: The Top 7 Financial Risks

Webinar: The Top 7 Financial Risks

WAEPA brings you a webinar to teach you the seven top financial risks as identified by CFPs with decades of experience. You will learn the biggest mistakes people make with their financial lives and strategies for avoiding or fixing missteps. It’s never too late to get it right! 

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 First Line Supervisors are the First Defense Against Attrition

First Line Supervisors are the First Defense Against Attrition

I was reading the new resource guide published by the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) on implementing new performance management in agencies which is a nice way of saying law enforcement needs to rewrite and revamp its entire management system.

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This Week on FEDtalk: Recognizing Public Servants During PSRW 2016

Tune in this week to preview Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) events with members of the Public Employees Roundtable.

 

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Chaffetz Seeks to Cut Law Enforcement from USFS, BLM

Recently, Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) introduced H.R. 4751 - Law Enforcement for Local Lands Act of 2016.

 

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