Police can now track killers using relatives’ DNA – but should they?

Police can now track killers using relatives’ DNA – but should they?

Genetic genealogy services are rapidly becoming a key source of forensic evidence, but do we really want the police to have access to everyone’s DNA? Joseph DeAngelo is awaiting trial on murder chargesPaul Kitagaki Jr./Sacramento Bee/TNS via Getty Images By Chelsea Whyte THE Golden State Killer terrorised California with a spree of murders, rapes and […]

Police Chief Stole Drugs from Evidence Locker and Then Fatally Overdosed on Them

Police Chief Stole Drugs from Evidence Locker and Then Fatally Overdosed on Them

Spread the love      Tweet    Kirkersville, OH — Illustrating just how large of a grip the opioid epidemic currently has on the United States, the police chief of an Ohio police department has overdosed on fentanyl that he stole from the department’s evidence locker. Kirkersville Police Chief James Hughes Jr., 35, was found unresponsive […]

As Trial Date Is Finally Set for the Laquan McDonald Case, Chicago Grapples With Yet Another Police Shooting

A candlelight vigil was held Wednesday near the site where 37-year-old Harith Augustus was shot and killed by a police officer over the weekend, following three consecutive days of protests after the shooting on Saturday. The vigil comes a day after a judge announced the trial date for the former policeman who shot and killed African-American teenager Laquan McDonald four years […]

Manchester police allow boy to stay in paedophile's house to protect covert investigation

Manchester police allow boy to stay in paedophile's house to protect covert investigation

Manchester police let a teenage boy stay in the house of a suspected paedophile and gangster for two hours in order to “protect an undercover investigation.” During the 2011 ‘Nixon’ operation that was carried out to monitor suspect Dominic Noonan, police officers reportedly witnessed a 13-year-old boy walking into the paedophile’s house, but were told […]

Russian navy unveils plan for specialized military police

Russian navy unveils plan for specialized military police

Russian Defense ministry has revealed plans to set up dedicated navy police that would replace marines in maintaining order on ships and coast facilities and preventing provocations in foreign ports. Unnamed sources in the Main Command of the Russian Navy told popular Russian daily Izvestia that the first navy police unit will start its service […]

Surabaya church attacks: One family responsible, police say

Surabaya church attacks: One family responsible, police say

Media playback is unsupported on your device Members of one family were behind a wave of blasts targeting three churches in Indonesia’s second city of Surabaya, police say. At least 13 people were killed and dozens injured in the attacks. A mother blew herself and two children up at one church, while the father and […]

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