A French police commander and his partner, who also worked for the police, were killed in their home by an assailant who claimed ties to the terrorist group, ISIS. This horrific case highlights the growing need for police officers to minimize personal information available online. Watch AMU's webinar on doxing to learn how officers can remove private information from the Internet.
By Leischen Stelter
Three men were recently convicted of using a drone to drop drugs and other contraband into a Maryland prison. Drones pose a new and major threat to correctional institutions and other secure facilities. Learn ways administrators are addressing drone threats using technology and training.
In May, American Military University (AMU) hosted a webinar in partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC). This webinar focused on advanced social media investigation techniques to help law enforcement officers and agencies locate and rescue lost or missing children. Learn more about using social media for investigations including self-destructing and secret apps that officers should be aware of during such investigations.
An 86-year-old woman’s adult son moves back in with his mother after a divorce. Unemployed with an alcohol and drug addiction, he starts using his mother’s ATM card at the corner liquor store to withdraw cash to pay off his heroin dealer. When the mother confronts her son about the missing money, he tells her she must be “losing it” and threatens to put her in a nursing home if she ever mentions this to anyone.