Missing reservist’s truck found

A pickup registered to a Canadian Army reservist who was discharged over alleged links to a white supremacy movement has been found in southern Manitoba but police say there is no evidence that Patrik Mathews, a former combat engineer, had crossed into the U.S. Mathews has been missing for more than a week. [node:read-more:link]

Correctional officers call for change

The union is calling for a national strategy to resolve a serious gap in protecting correctional officers. The public is being encouraged to watch a new film movie depicting the violent, raw reality of the day-to-day work of correctional officers and then ask their local MP to support a national strategy to recognize correctional officers as first responders, which will allow them access PTSD resources regardless of where they live in Canada. [node:read-more:link]

Cybergendarmes fight back

A team of French police dubbed "cybergendarmes" has destroyed a virus that infected more than 850,000 computers in more than 100 countries, mostly in Central and South America. A network of infected computers controlled from France is believed to have resulted in the theft of millions of Euros through fraud. [node:read-more:link]

New trial for terror suspects

The 2015 convictions of two men sentenced to life over an alleged terrorist plot against a Toronto-bound passenger train are entitled to a new trial, according to an Ontario judge. One of the men arrested by the RCMP in 2013 was successful in arguing that the trial judge erred in how jurors were selected. [node:read-more:link]

Miami Police shoot another unarmed black man

The video shows a (large black) man lying on his back in the street, holding his hands in the air. "All he has is a toy truck," the man shouts, worried that the police may harm his autistic (white male) patient who had run away from the group. "I am a behavior therapist at a group home." Inexplicably, the caregiver is shot in the leg by police as he lays on the pavement with his patient sitting at his feet (like a protective puppy). [node:read-more:link]

Wisconsin Physical Evidence Handbook

The need for proper recognition, collection, and preservation of physical evidence is apparent to all who are involved in the criminal justice system. Physical evidence can directly or indirectly lead to the solution of a crime. Charging and prosecution decisions may be affected by the quality of the physical evidence supporting the case. The Wisconsin State Crime Laboratories provide an important link between collection and court presentation of such evidence. This handbook is offered in the belief that increased knowledge leads to understanding and that understanding leads to excellence. [node:read-more:link]

Market leaders will supply solution for ELKOS project

Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure and Frequentis have been selected to supply mission-critical technologies for the “ELKOS Austria” project, a nationwide, unified command and communication system. The companies will also support the refurbishment of the current control and command system at the warning centre in Lower Austria. [node:read-more:link]


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