A representative survey of 4,000 Americans released by the Alliance for Safety and Justice found at least six in ten voters support alternatives to incarceration and early releases instituted since COVID-19. The support crossed party lines and geographic differences.
The Department of Justice has issued a fraud alert about a phone scam targeting the elderly, with criminals masquerading as DOJ investigators or employees in order to obtain personal information over the telephone.
The COVID-19 pandemic led to a 7.5 percent increase in calls to the police to report domestic violence during March, April and May of this year, according to a report from the Council on Criminal Justice.
The average computer user employs 191 services that require passwords or other credentials. That creates huge opportunities for cybercriminals if that person uses the same credentials over multiple services, according to a new report.
An entire industry of bounty hunters to reunite parents with children taken to foreign countries by estranged partners has blossomed in an ethical and legal gray area inspired by frustrations over the workings of a 40-year-old international treaty.
As many schools and universities prepare to operate online for the fall semester, the FBI warns students and parents that there is an increased risk of becoming a cyber-attack victim. The warning comes as the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center division reported a 300 percent increase in cybercrime activity since the start of the pandemic.
Only 38 percent of U.S. public schools during the 2017-2018 school year provided treatment to students with mental health disorders. A study by the National Center for Education Statistics blamed inadequate funding and lack of access to licensed mental health professionals.
The newly released video footage depicts an intense interaction between Arbery and the police in 2017 that almost led to the
Georgia man being tased. Other evidence raises questions that support advocates’ claim that racial profiling was involved.