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big brother personal information
People must understand that for everything they enter online and every button they click, Big Brother and Little Brother will always be watching.

fitness app
A recent investigation by Bellingcat revealed that the Polar fitness app made highly sensitive data publicly available and vulnerable to hackers.

reentry

By Jinnie Chua

Systematic prison reform remains a major challenge, but correctional leadership can begin to implement change by focusing on reentry initiatives. Learn how a three-phase reentry plan can reduce recidivism and create a safer prison environment.


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Recently, Americans witnessed a policy failure involving separating children from their immigrant parents. Policies often fail because they're mishandled.

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tiny island Hawaii
A small new world has materialized in Hawaii: The 20-by-30-foot tiny island is untouched and unlike just about anywhere else on Earth.

duck boat sinking
Emergency and disaster management briefing for July 20, 2018: More than a dozen people are dead following a tragic boat sinking on a lake in Missouri – and other news.

Divers found four more bodies Friday in a Missouri lake where a duck boat packed with tourists capsized and sank in high winds, bringing the death toll to 17.

Thousands of people were without power Friday after a flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people and flattening buildings in three cities.

shark attacks
Despite the popularity of big shark-related movies and TV's "Shark Week", unprovoked shark attacks are still extremely rare.

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Experts


Dr. Ron Wallace

Expert in Correction Processes

  • Corrections
  • Probation/Parole
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Research Methodology
  • Victimology
  • Criminological Theory


Christopher L. McFarlin, J.D.

Expert in Criminal Law and Procedure, Training and Education

  • Law Enforcement
  • Police Use of Force
  • Civil Liability in Policing and Corrections
  • Criminal Justice Policy Development
  • Technology Implications for Law Enforcement
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Criminal Law & Procedure
  • Law Enforcement Training & Education
  • Accreditation
  • Criminology & Behavioral Analysis

Resources

VACCINE
Technology and Forensics: The Future of Law Enforcement Sponsored By VACCINE

This On-Demand presentation focuses on the various types of forensics within the framework of training academies, colleges, and universities and how to prepare individuals for the shift from traditional to digital forensics including the use of an alternate interaction methodology, Visual Analytics by Demonstration, which allows people to provide visual demonstrations to interactively explore data in visual analytic applications.

Purdue University
Harnessing the Power of TEVUS: Assessing lone-wolf drone terror threats with the Terrorism and Extremist Violence in the United States (TEVUS) Portal Sponsored By Purdue University

This On-Demand presentation will introduce participants to the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), the TEVUS Portal, and the TEVUS Database. The Terrorism and Extremist Violence in the United States (TEVUS) Portal is a free, public-facing online interface and visualization tool that compiles behavioral, geographic, and temporal characteristics of extremist violence in the U.S. dating back to 1970.

American Military University (AMU)
Social Media and It’s Many Uses: From Information Collection to Humanitarian and Disaster Assistance, and More Sponsored By American Military University

The use of social media has become a vital part of information collection that contributes to the situational awareness of the intelligence, law enforcement, and other communities. As with any information collection method, there are inherent concerns with privacy and oversight. This On-Demand presentation will look at procedures and challenges associated with collecting data through social media.

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