By Jinnie Chua
The Darknet provides a platform for countless crimes so law enforcement must be familiar with how it works. Here's the basic information officers should know about what the Darknet is used for, how it's related to bitcoin, and what can be done to address the illegal activity that occurs there.
By Ruth Espitia
Amid the devastation of war and terrorist activity, many Syrians started to turn to social media to watch over and police their communities. Learn more about how cyber community policing got its start and became an integral part of saving civilian lives.
By Garett Seivold
The integration of technology is becoming commonplace in the loss prevention industry. Now more than ever, building a career requires expanding your technological skillset and a commitment to lifelong learning. Here are some tips to effectively navigate the evolving tech-based environment.
By Erik Kleinsmith
The presidential election has shown us that the news we consume on a daily basis is often riddled with bias and untrustworthy reporting. Learn how a map of today's media landscape can help intelligence analysts navigate the inaccuracies, biases and fake news stories.
By Leischen Stelter
When Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint of $10 million worth of jewelry, police and others pointed to her constant social media presence as a major factor in making her vulnerable. While her wealth and popularity made her a greater target than the average person, should this attack serve as a wake-up call for the rest of us? Here are preventative measures everyone should take to reduce their risk when using social media.
Frank Hooton is a Lieutenant with the JOIC for the Texas Military Department, which is attached to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Ranger Division. He provides intelligence analysis and coordination to the agency. “The most satisfying part of my job is helping make Texas—and the country as a whole—safer by providing good intelligence and enhancing awareness of threats,” he says.