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Illinois police officer begged for her life before being shot dead with own firearm: Docs

An Illinois police sergeant was pleading for her life moments before she was fatally shot with her own service weapon by a gunman in a hotel last week, documents provided to Fox News show. “At the time Sullivan fired the fatal shots into Sgt. Rittmanic, Sgt. Rittmanic was pleading with them to just leave, ‘you …

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California mom says daughter ‘died in my arms at LA clothing store

The mother of a teen girl who was accidentally struck by a police bullet Thursday in the dressing room of a Los Angeles Burlington Coat Factory described holding her daughter in her arms as she died. Soledad Peralta, wiping tears from her eyes Tuesday at a press conference outside Los Angeles Police Department headquarters, said …

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Mobile Technology & Law Enforcement

Mobile Technology & Law Enforcement

Technology connects people and accomplishes tasks in powerfully efficient and innovative ways.  Mobile technology magnify these capabilities, allowing access almost anywhere at any time. However, mobile technology’s efficiency and innovation carry both positive and negative outcomes. Law enforcement must stay abreast of both the advantages and risks of connected technologies in order to properly fulfill …

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How to Protect Your Smartphone from Hacking Attempts

How to Protect Your Smartphone from Hacking Attempts

Smartphones make life more interesting. Can you even remember a time when you couldn’t call your mom, text your brother, take a picture of your puppy and play a video game simultaneously? Smartphones have arrived and other than possibly changing our brains, killing off dozens of gadgets, and keeping us inescapably to work and relationships, it’s all …

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How to Prevent Phone Hacking and Protect Your Cell Phone

How to Prevent Phone Hacking and Protect Your Cell Phone

Traditionally a headache reserved for celebrities, smartphone-hacking concerns have crossed the VIP vs. everyone else blood-brain barrier and are now a legitimate concern for anyone who owns a cell phone. But is this really a serious problem for us regular folks? Are our voicemail messages so interesting that someone would invade our privacy to listen in? Before we go …

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How Multi-Layer Security and Defense in Depth Can Protect Your Business

How Multi-Layer Security and Defense in Depth Can Protect Your Business

Multi-layer security—also known as “multi-level security” or “defense in depth”—is a suspicious-sounding phrase. What do we mean when we refer to “multi-layer” security? Why are we sure it’s the right way to approach cybersecurity? At first, it may sound too simple, like a naïve “more is better” approach that says two copies of antivirus software on an …

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How Do I Report Cyberbullying to Police or Law Enforcement

How Do I Report Cyberbullying to Police or Law Enforcement

What is cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is using information and communication technologies to deliberately and repeatedly behave in a manner intended to harass, threaten, humiliate or harm others. Though laws vary by state, cyberbullying behavior can rapidly tip over into criminal offenses and contacting law enforcement may be a needed step in stopping the behavior. Many tweens …

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Mayor, Senator Defend Ocean City Police’s Use Of Force; Local NAACP President Seeks Third-Party Investigation

Mayor, Senator Defend Ocean City Police’s Use Of Force; Local NAACP President Seeks Third-Party Investigation

OCEAN CITY — How much force is appropriate has been the subject of much debate nationally and the issue hit close to home this week. After a pair of incidents involving arrests on the Boardwalk over the last two weekends resulted in shortened videos circulating on social media, the Town of Ocean City and its …

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Pakistan bus blast kills 13, including nine Chinese -sources

Pakistan bus blast kills 13, including nine Chinese -sources

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, July 14 – At least 13 people, including nine Chinese nationals and two Pakistani soldiers, were killed after a blast sent a bus plunging into a ravine in a remote region of northern Pakistan on Wednesday, multiple sources told Reuters. It was not immediately clear whether the blast was the result of a …

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How Do I Report Cyberbullying to Police or Law Enforcement

How Do I Report Cyberbullying to Police or Law Enforcement

What is cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is using information and communication technologies to deliberately and repeatedly behave in a manner intended to harass, threaten, humiliate or harm others. Though laws vary by state, cyberbullying behavior can rapidly tip over into criminal offenses and contacting law enforcement may be a needed step in stopping the behavior. Many tweens …

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