Tagged: enforcement

New Survey Released of Law Enforcement Officers’ Opinions on Gun Control

Gun Policy & Law Enforcement: Survey Results Yesterday, April 10th, a new survey on gun policy was released by PoliceOne.com. The survey was conducted in March 2013 and included more than 15,000 verified law enforcement professionals. The survey was “aimed to bring together the thoughts and opinions of the only...

FBI Highlights the Hostage Rescue Team’s 30 Years of Service

The FBI’s Hostage Rescue Team is federal law enforcement’s only full-time counterterrorism unit. FBI.gov is highlighting the team with a special 6 part series that celebrates its 30 years of service to the nation. Part 1: Three Decades of Service: “Last month marked the 30th anniversary of the FBI’s Hostage...

ICE Detainers Placed on U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents

New reports from the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) found that between FY 2008 and the start of FY 2012, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents issued nearly one million detainers. During this time it was noted that detainers were placed on 834 U.S. Citizens and 28,489 legal permanent...

Law Enforcement and Mental Health Efforts: A Vital Strategy to Protect Our Communities

In the wake of violence committed by those with mental illnesses, proper response has proven vital in saving lives and protecting law enforcement officers. The Council of State Governments Justice Center has prepared a report which discusses the way individual states across the country are now forming policies and community...

Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, January-June 2012, Released

Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, January-June 2012 The Criminal Justice Information Services Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation has released its crime statistics for the first half of 2012. Entitled, “Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, January-June 2012”, the statistics contained in four tables and a series of spreadsheets indicate...

FBI Releases Hate Crime Statistics for 2011

Yesterday, the FBI released its annual hate crimes accounting report titled, “Hate Crime Statistics 2011.” “The data contained in this report, which is a subset of the information that law enforcement submits to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting program, includes the following categories: offense type, location, bias motivation, victim type,...

New Report on Human Trafficking in California

A new report has been released by the California Department of Justice entitled, “The State of Human Trafficking in California, 2012.” The trafficking of drugs and guns has been a problem in many areas throughout the world, but in the last 5 years human trafficking has become more prevalent among...

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Launches New PSA Campaign Against Human Trafficking

The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has announced a new radio and television campaign aimed at raising public awareness to the crime of human trafficking. Entitled, “Hidden in Plain Sight”, this series of Public Service Announcements (PSAs) will air on 24 English language and...