For law enforcement officers, good mental health is just as important as physical health, though it seldom gets the same attention.
Michael Horowitz, DOJ inspector general, outlines issues with the Bureau of Prisons’ data methods, as well as staffing issues at the agency and department-wide.
Former ATF special agent and whistleblower Vincent Cefalu says the bureau needs a permanent director, and more accountability in dealing with whistleblowers.
As public interest in government documents rises, DOJ’s Office of Information Policy is looking at artificial intelligence to help reduce additional burdens on FOIA staffs governmentwide.
Federal cybersecurity efforts can often seem like one long campaign to prevent another Office of Personnel Management cyber breach, or Edward Snowden leak. But that’s only half the story.
Always be recruiting. That’s the advice Melinda Rogers, deputy chief information officer at the Justice Department, has for anyone trying to maintain a cybersecurity staff.
The Office of Justice Programs works with state, local and tribal police departments to fund crime reduction initiatives, victim services and other programs.
Attracting enough cybersecurity and IT talent is a well-known problem across government, but technology always has ripple effects, and those are starting to affect hiring in other fields as well.
The Navy will set up a new three-star post to oversee education and research.
The Navy is using video games to train flight deck operators on aircraft carriers. The simulator uses virtual reality, gesture recognition and touch screens for controls and real ship systems.
For Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP), emphasizing readiness and lethality means making sure Navy maintainers have the parts they need, when they need them.
Artificial intelligence is at the top of the Navy’s list of new technologies that it wants to get involved with.
Norfolk Naval Shipyard is working on a priority list and a 20-year plan to begin upgrading its facilities, including buildings that date back to the 1830s, and equipment from the World War II era.
The Navy’s History and Heritage command exists to pass on lessons learned from past operations, and to keep the Navy from repeating past mistakes.