Tagged: enforcement

Response to Protests on UC Campuses

The recently released report to University of California President Mark G. Yudof titled, “Response to Protests on UC Campuses,” attempts to identify “best practices to inform the University’s response to future demonstrations” after the conflict which emerged during the protests at University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Davis...

Guide to Improving Your Community’s Awareness

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the International Association of Chiefs of Police have partnered “to develop community-based strategies and tools to improve the public’s awareness and reporting of suspicious activity.” The guide Resource Guide to Improve Your Community’s Awareness and Reporting of Suspicious Activity for Law Enforcement and Community...

Game Plan for Super Bowl Security

The City of Indianapolis, Indiana is gearing up to host the Super Bowl on Sunday, which will bring hundreds of thousands of people to the city. The Super Bowl can generate a lot of business for the city, but they will need to be prepared for the increased security, emergency,...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s 2011 Fiscal Year in Review

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released year-end data on its border enforcement and management efforts during the last fiscal year (FY 2011). The data showed a 53 percent decrease in apprehensions since FY 2008; apprehensions are a key indicator in estimating illegal immigration. While apprehensions decreased legal trade...

Half of States Received Failing Grade in Protection Against Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Report Cards

The Protected Innocence Initiative is a comprehensive strategy to promote zero tolerance for child sex trafficking. As part of the initiative Shared Hope International released 51 separate report cards, one for each state and the District of Colombia. The report cards set a national standard of protection against domestic minor...

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Hits On-line Counterfeiters

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today announced the seizure of 150 website domain names as part of the ongoing Operation “In Our Sites”. Since the operation’s launch in June 2010, ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations, the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center), the Department of Justice and the...

CRS Examines DHS Programs Targeting Criminal Aliens

The Congressional Research Services (CRS) turns its attention to programs targeting criminal aliens. Since 1986 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its predecessor agency have made the identification and deportation of serious criminal aliens a priority. Despite the significant growth in programs targeting criminal aliens since 2005, enumerating the...

Impact of the Economic Downturn on American Police Agencies

The report The Impact of the Economic Downturn on American Police Agencies from the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) examines how the economic crisis has changed policing in the United States. The report captured information from “reputable surveys, publications, and a variety of data sets”...