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

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives misclassified more than 90 administrative positions as law enforcement jobs — and provided special…

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

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Review of gender equity in DOJ law enforcement finds men say it exists but women disagree

Michael Horowitz, inspector general at the Justice Department, said 22 percent of all women and 43 percent of female criminal investigators reported experiencing…

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FILE - In this March 6, 2015, file photo, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents enter an apartment complex looking for a specific undocumented immigrant convicted of a felony during an early morning operation in Dallas. The federal government provided Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, the most complete statistical snapshot of immigration enforcement under President Donald Trump, showing Border Patrol arrests plunged to a 45-year low while arrests by deportation officers soared. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

ICE using automation tools to stop child exploitation

Federal law enforcement agencies collect troves of data, but in the digital age, they’re looking to make sense of more data in less time, in order to stay…

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Capt. Richard Macauley: White House Secret Service improves diversity, officer training

Capt. Macauley was named the Secret Service’s Uniformed Division Officer of the Year.

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