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Investigating the Dark Web

All levels of law enforcement need a working knowledge of the dark web, according to a report published late last year by RAND Corporation.

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The Application of Forensic Engineering to Criminal Cases

In this excerpt from Forensic Engineering: The Art and Craft of a Failure Detective, the author provides several case examples where engineering was applied to criminal investigations.

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Cannabis Products: Separating Legal Hemp from Illegal Marijuana

Historically, law enforcement has relied on qualitative presumptive field tests, like the Duquenois-Levine Reagent, to test for any presence of THC. However, the legalization of hemp created a need for officers to be able to tell the difference between hemp and marijuana in the field. SPONSORED CONTENT •

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Tool Kit: Video Surveillance

Here are a few solutions for your video-surveillance tool kit.

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Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Increase Efficacy of Criminal Investigations

Investigating a case requires evidence in many forms, including digital formats. Given the sheer volume of unstructured online data, investigators have their work cut out for them.

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The Evidence Behind the Mask

While it has become standard practice for forensic nurses to wear gloves and frequently change them during examinations and evidence collection, there has been some reluctance from the forensic nursing community to incorporate the usage of masks into their practice while caring for sexual assault patients. Here's why.

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Documenting and Processing Animal Cruelty Scenes

Crime scene investigation makes or breaks most cases, and animal cruelty is no different.

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Digital Forensics Symposium Coming to Alexandria, VA in December 2019

The upcoming Digital Forensics for National Security Symposium, presented by Defense Strategies Institute (DSI), will bring together members of federal government agencies, DOD, US military services, academia, and industry in a "town-hall" type forum to discuss how digital forensics—sometimes called "computer forensics"—is advancing the application of scientific investigation into digital crimes, attacks, and intrusions at the national, state, and local levels.

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GCC Forensics Exhibition & Conference Announces Agenda

GCC Forensics Conference & Exhibition is the must attend event for the entire forensic sector in the Middle East.The Conference Agenda for the 3rd edition of the GCC Forensics Conference, organized by Clarion Events, has been released. Following the unprecedented success of the first two editions of the event, there was an overwhelming response to the Call for Abstracts and the agenda is packed full of first-rate speakers from around the world.

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Upcoming Conference: GCC Forensics Conference and Exhibition

GCC Forensics Conference & Exhibition is the must attend event for the entire forensic sector in the Middle East.

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Image Clarification Workflow

A FEW WEEKS AGO, I received a call from Ocean Systems asking if I would like to beta test their newest software—ClearID v2.0 Image Clarification Workflow. The new progam has filters that were designed for use with Adobe’s Photoshop graphics-editing program.

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