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Our First Announcement: Nick & Dave At Law Officer

June 20, 2011 by


A couple of weeks ago I said that we’d have some announcements, and here’s the first one: Dave and I are the new technology columnists for Law Officer Magazine and will be producing features and other content for LawOfficer.Com. We’re very excited about our debut column, which is running in the June issue. We broke the […]

Document Management, Dashcam Video: Day II at LEIM

June 15, 2011 by


I’ve had a bunch of highly interesting conversations with vendors yesterday and today at the 35th Annual IACP Law Enforcement Information Management Training Conference & Exposition.  For example, I’m starting to have a look at some of the technologies out there to clean up the document nightmare that exists between paper forms, records management system […]

The LEIM Conference; LulzSec, InfraGard, and San Diego

June 14, 2011 by


So I’m in San Diego, CA for the 35th Annual IACP Law Enforcement Information Management Training Conference & Exposition here at the unfathomably unhip Hilton San Diego Bayfront (diet Coke: $5) and there are some very interesting technologies I’m taking a closer look at today. By the way, Alex Bond (@bond_alexander on Twitter) sent me […]

SMILE Conference Day 1: Presentation

May 9, 2011 by


The Social Media and Internet in Law Enforcement conference here at the Chicago Police Department today is in full swing, and Dave and I are really happy to play a part in it. We arrived this morning to hear Anne Schwartz, the Communications Director of the Milwaukee, WI Police, talking about the long lamented death of […]

Intel Intelligencer: Hacking Cop Cars; Euro Cash; SMILE Conference

May 9, 2011 by


This week we’re going to talk about a couple of new publications and then a preview of the talk I’ll give at the SMILE Conference in Chicago, where Dave and I will be for the next three days. Last week we talked a little bit about Europol’s EU Organized Crime Threat Assessment, which has a […]

Pre-Pwn3d Websites

May 4, 2011 by


Recently, a professional security researcher named Kevin Finisterre published a paper which has opened some eyes in the vendor and law enforcement communities. It’s entitled Owning a Cop Car and it covers in highly specific detail how Finisterre and his team were able to access, for no money and with no special equipment other than […]

Intel Intelligencer: Debating Asset Forfeiture as a Funding Source for Intel

April 25, 2011 by


This week’s Intel Intelligencer points at some documents, works, articles and government guidelines around the topic of asset forfeiture. It is a very long (nearly 3000 word) article, so I’ve broken it into two pieces; this, Part I, is 1500 words long and sets forth the arguments that it may well be a dangerous thing […]

The Week Ahead

April 25, 2011 by


The last week has been something of a whirlwind for Dave and me; Dave’s been slammed on a big investigation which has kept him somewhat to moderately hostile, and I’ve been traveling like a lunatic. Last week I got to London to attend CounterTerror Expo and InfoSec UK, and also to put the finishing touches on […]

The Week That Was: 21-27 March 2011

March 27, 2011 by


In our first full week of official publication, the Police-Led Intelligence blog and podcast was pretty busy. We appreciate the traffic, the thousands of visits and the comments – keep them coming! This coming week is shaping up to have some excellent content as well – please keep coming back, and do tell your friends. […]

H4x0rs! Stealing Carbon! Selby on Marketplace Tech Report

February 26, 2011 by


I got called the other day by Marketplace from American Public Media; their Tech Report wanted to talk about a scam that occured in Europe in which Eastern European criminal hackers stole more than $50m in carbon offsets, and temporarily shut down part of the European carbon trading system. It was awesome being on NPR*, […]


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