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Law enforcement using mysterious new tool to unlock cellphones

ajc.com Nov 22, 2018 By Jim Otte, WHIO.com MONTGOMERY COUNTY, OHIO — Law enforcement agencies are using a mysterious new tool to unlock criminal suspects’ cellphones and access their text messages, emails and voice messages. Some agencies around the country, concerned … Continue reading

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Recharging Your Batteries: The Benefits of “Unplugging”

policemag.com by Doug Wyllie People who choose a career of any kind in public safety are necessarily deeply interested in knowing as much as possible about what threatens the health and welfare of American citizens, no matter where they are. … Continue reading

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MultiBrief: Federal prison reform bill endorsed by President Trump

exclusive.multibriefs.com Michelle R. Matisons Inside and outside criminal justice circles it’s understood that the U.S. prison system, including state-run, private, and immigration detention facilities, needs restructuring. The overcrowding of jail and prison facilities alone has led to massive health problems … Continue reading

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Drug overdose deaths were so bad in 2017, they reduced overall life expectancy

vox.com By:  German Lopez@germanrlopezgerman.lopez@vox.com The number of drug overdose deaths in the US was so high in 2017 that it contributed to a drop in life expectancy. According to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there … Continue reading

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Officer escapes shooting unharmed while investigating burglary in northwest Dallas

Written by Loyd Brumfield Updated at 10:03 a.m.: Revised to include a specific location. A Dallas police officer was shot at but unharmed when burglary suspects opened fire while fleeing Thursday morning in northwest Dallas. Read more here.

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6 tips for keeping your possessions safe during this holiday season of thieving

dallasnews.com By:  Cassandra Jaramillo The holidays are a busy time for shoppers and vacationers — and burglars. Police and insurance companies say break-ins typically increase in December and January in Texas. Stay safe—Read more here.

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How many people are getting hurt on electric scooters in Dallas? Hospitals may have the answers

dallasnews.com By Robert Wilonsky Scary headlines trailed the rental scooters that zipped into Dallas this summer. One tumble over the trolley tracks in Uptown sent a woman to the hospital with two black eyes in July. Less than two months later, a man … Continue reading

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