Inmate Michael Young Jr., was already serving 50 years for murder. (Courtesy of The Department of Corrections)

Inmate Orders Mail Bomb from Dark Web with Cellphone to Kill Ex-Wife

A federal jury convicted Michael Young Jr. and Vance Volious Jr. of dealing drugs and plotting to kill Young’s ex-wife with a mail bomb they bought with bitcoin from the Dark...

NACD Advocate for Rail Reform & Counterterrorism Security Standards

Nearly 90 members of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) are heading to Capitol Hill to urge Congressional representatives and regulatory officials to support antiterrorism programs that keep our nation...
Ten years has seen the IPR Center launch seven different ongoing IP enforcement operations targeting various commodities that could threaten the safety of American consumers. Operations focusing on counterfeit pharmaceuticals, healthcare products, consumer technology and other items are developed after collaborative efforts between public and private sectors reveal counterfeiting issues that may need both immediate and long-term attention. (Courtesy of ICE)

ICE IPR Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary on World IP Day

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and other partner agencies with the National Intellectual Property...
2018 Edelman Winner: Federal Communications Commission

NCI on Award Winning FCC Team, Honored with 2018 Edelman Award

INFORMS, an international association for operations research and analytics professionals,  has awarded the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) its 2018 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Advanced Analytics, Operations Research, and Management Science for its use...

DNA Brings Arrest in Golden State Killer from ’70s & ’80s (Multi-Video)

By Don Thompson and Brian Melley, The Associated Press A man once sworn to protect the public from crime lived a double life terrorizing suburban neighborhoods at night, becoming one of the...
The DHS Science and Technology Directorate is developing advanced forensic tools and techniques that help DHS Homeland Security Investigations rescue exploited children, track down child pornographers, and obtain convictions against child molesters worldwide.

DHS S&T & HSI Collaborate to Save Children from Abuse & Exploitation

Every day, news reports detail the arrests of child predators and their horrific impact on innocent victims. Child sexual and physical exploitation is exploding online, and law enforcement officials need new tools...
DDoS attacks typically flood web servers with traffic to take them down and so-called ‘stressers' sell those attacks as a service, offering to take down customers' selected targets for a fee or providing direct access to a DDoS tool. According to investigators working on Operation Power Off, DDoS hits emanating from webstresser.org targeted banks, government institutions, police forces, schools and the gaming industry, investigators said.

Take Down of World’s Biggest ‘DDoS-For-Hire’ Site (Learn More, Video)

The administrators of the DDoS marketplace webstresser.org were arrested on 24 April 2018 as a result of Operation Power Off, a complex investigation led by the Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit and the...
Empowered by the NICE Investigate investigation and police electronic evidence management system, your detectives will become more efficient and effective crime-solvers – each saving 6 to 8 hours per week.

NICE Investigate in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program

Crime solving in the 21st century hinges on digital evidence and the volume, velocity and variety of digital evidence is growing exponentially. There’s so much data, coming from so many silos –...
Police in Dallas are searching for 29-year-old Armando Juarez in connection to an officer involved shooting at a Home Depot in Northeast Dallas. (Courtesy of the Dallas Police Department)

Two Officers Shot, Critically Wounded at Dallas Home Depot (Multi-Video)

By Claire Z. Cardona, Naheed Rajwani, Dallas News Two officers and a civilian were shot Tuesday afternoon near a Home Depot in Lake Highlands, police said. The officers were critically wounded in the...
Fentanyl is commonly distributed as a powder and looks similar to other illicit drugs found on the streets.

Response to a Growing Epidemic: Detect Fentanyl with Portable GC/MS

By Philip Tackett, Ph.D. Product Manager, Detection FLIR Systems, Inc. Clandestine drug labs are not a new problem for responders, but they are growing in number and present potentially dangerous crime scenes. One...