Law Enforcement

  • An app that lets police crowdsource evidence 03-05-2014 12:46 PM

    Los Angeles: An annual spring party in a Southern California beach town devolved into a riot last month when revellers turned violent, rocking cars, smashing windows and throwing rocks. Dozens were injured and about 50 people ended up in the hospital, including several police officers. Today, as authorities seek help...
  • Pakistan's Internal Security Policy to be presented before Cabinet 19-01-2014 07:12 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Internal Security Policy, drafted by the PML-N government to effectively combat militancy and eradicating extremism, is ready and will be presented before the special cabinet committee meeting on Monday, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said. He said the timeframe for the policy will be one year and...
  • BlueLine: A new social network for the police and other law enforcers 03-09-2013 06:34 AM

    San Francisco: The final stages are near completion for the launch of a law enforcement social media network designed exclusively for the men and women in blue. Created by former high-profile New York City police commissioner and Los Angeles Police Chief Bill Bratton, BlueLine is being touted as a site...
  • US launches biggest crackdown on designer drugs 27-06-2013 07:01 AM

    Arlington: US authorities carried out their biggest sweep against designer synthetic drugs on Wednesday, cracking down on potentially dangerous herbal blends marketed to young people, the Drug Enforcement Administration said. Law enforcement officers carried out more than 150 arrest warrants and nearly 375 search warrants in 35 US states and...
  • US administration weighs options for expanding wiretap laws 09-05-2013 06:20 AM

    Washington: The Obama administration may seek to end a long-running debate over Internet wiretaps with proposed legislation that would enable law-enforcement agencies to tap into many types of Internet communications, US officials with knowledge of the matter said. The proposal is aimed at getting past the technical and legal obstacles...
  • Tribal widow forced to drink urine, four arrested 23-04-2013 01:20 AM

    Hoshangabad: A tribal widow was allegedly forced to drink urine and mercilessly beaten up by members of her own community as they suspected her of practising black magic, police said on Monday. Four persons were arrested following a complaint by the victim, they said. The shocking incident took place in...
  • US: Federal officials deny reports of Boston suspect arrest 18-04-2013 12:45 AM

    Boston: Federal officials are denying that a suspect is in custody in the Boston Marathon bombings. A law enforcement official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press on Wednesday a suspect was in custody. But the FBI and the US attorney's office in Boston dispute that. The official who...
  • Arrest made in Boston twin blasts case: Sources 17-04-2013 11:35 PM

    Boston: Law enforcement sources on Wednesday said an arrest has been made in the Boston Marathon twin blasts case. However, the motive behind the bombings, which killed three people and injured over 170 others on Monday morning, is still not known, sources added. Earlier, officials had said they have identified...
  • US to provide $110 mn aid to Pak for border security 17-04-2012 05:17 AM

    Islamabad: The US would provide an additional aid of $ 110 million to Pakistan for border security, law enforcement, judicial reforms and counter narcotics projects. US Ambassador Cameron Munter and Pakistan's Finance Secretary Waqar Masood signed a "letter of agreement" for the additional aid for 2012. Under the programme, the...
  • Don't you know who I am: Kahn told victim 24-05-2011 06:24 PM

    New York: "Don't you know who I am!" is what former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn told the hotel maid while pinning her down during the alleged sexual assault on her, according to a media report on Tuesday. "Don't you know who I am! Don't you know who I am?" he...
  • Microsoft India in portal combat mode 13-10-2006 08:54 AM

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