Social media prompted cops to release bombers' pictures

Last week, thousands of people took to social media in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, hoping to help identify the perpetrators. 

Tethered drones can spy indefinitely

New drones use a tether for power - significantly increasing their duration.

The weaponization of domestic drones

The deployment of unmanned aircraft by law enforcement agencies within the continental United States is obviously a controversial topic.

Ransomware poses as police, demands fine

Microsoft's warning users about a new scam in which hackers pose as law enforcement officials and demand payment of a fine.

Teen sexting neither widespread or serious, study finds

We're worrying too much about teen sexting, according to two new studies from the University of New Hampshire Crimes against Children Research Center.

AntiSec in massive law enforcement smackdown

Anonymous hackers associated with the AntiSec movement have downed at least 70 law enforcement websites.

iPhone iris scanner ready to track criminals

Law enforcement officials across the nation are preparing to adopt a new facial-scanning device designed specifically for the iPhone.

Law enforcement goes virtual: cops turn to Skype

When police in Palm Beach hope to make an arrest in DUI cases, they turn to Skype - the popular video calling and chat application.

Cops and cameras in the digital age

Camera technology is an everyday part of life. It is affordable and it is more portable than ever. And if you haven’t already noticed, there are cameras everywhere.

Raytheon and Motion Reality develop 3D military apps

Raytheon and Motion Reality have inked a lucrative deal to develop virtual 3D mission and training applications for military, law enforcement and security forces.