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The future of ethical investigations

As investigations continue to evolve in complexity, having ethical standards will help to ensure the responsible development and use of evolving digital…

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ATF misclassified jobs, improperly paid out law enforcement benefits, audit finds

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FILE - This Aug. 29, 2018, file photo shows an arrangement of prescription oxycodone pills in New York. U.S. health officials Tuesday, April 9. 2019, warned doctors not to abruptly stop prescribing opioid painkillers to patients who are taking them for chronic pain ailments, such as backaches.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

The DEA keeps an eye on a problem that predated the pandemic, and will be here long after

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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2015, file photo, a New York City police officer sits in a cruiser at a checkpoint surrounding Times Square during New Year's Eve celebrations in New York. The vast majority of complaints about New York City police officers' mistreatment of youths stemmed from encounters with black and Hispanic children, according to a new study by the city’s police watchdog agency. Nearly two-thirds of youth complaints to the Civilian Complaint Review Board involved children of color, the report says, including some “stopped for seemingly innocuous activities such as playing, high-fiving, running, carrying backpacks, and jaywalking.

DHS Science and Tech directorate studying ways to reduce on-duty police crashes

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OGE considering restrictions for donations to federal employees’ legal expense funds

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Government Ethics wants feedback on whether it should set restrictions on donations to legal expense funds for…

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DOJ grants management program funds for crime reduction, victim services initiatives

The Office of Justice Programs works with state, local and tribal police departments to fund crime reduction initiatives, victim services and other programs.

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Feds should help local police access digital evidence

A report from the Center for Strategic and International Studies says the federal government needs a bigger role in helping state and local police access digital evidence.

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