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Contact Tracing Apps | Is Your Privacy Protected?

What we haven't seen a lot of in the United States, but has been done in other countries, is contact tracing. Contact tracing has been previously used successfully to contain SARS, Ebola, and other viral outbreaks across the globe. There are available apps that work via our smartphones to help track where and when contact with positive cases occur.

In Memory of Wildlife Officer Julian Keen, Jr.

Wildlife Officer Julian Keen, Jr. had served with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission as a sworn officer for six years. It was his dream job. Community members were in shock and dismayed over the loss of Officer Julian Keen, Jr.

In Memory of Police Officer Dale T. Provins, Jr.

Police Officer Dale Provins dedicated his life to serving his country and his community. His work through the Jefferson Hills Borough Police Department let him continue a life of service, protecting and helping his neighbors and the community he lived and loved.

In Memory of Deputy Sheriff James Blair

Deputy Sheriff James Blair was a staple in the community. He had given his entire life to protect and serve his neighbors and family. For over 50 years, Blair served as a law enforcement officer with the last five years at the Simpson County Sheriff's Office. He was known as a long-time lawman who would give the shirt off his back to help anyone he came across. His work ethic was exemplary.

In Memory of Corrections Officer V Thomas Adedayo Ogungbire

Corrections Officer Thomas Adedayo Ogungbire leaves behind a family facing the sudden loss of a father, partner, and leader. Officer Ogungbire could not have fought harder. We can only hope that the thoughts and prayers of the TDCJ family are some comforts to his friends and family.

In Memory of Border Patrol Agent Johan Mordan

It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of Border Patrol Agent Johan Mordan of El Paso Sector. He served his country and community with honor. Our thoughts are with his loved ones and the entire Border Patrol community during this time.

Video Surveillance | Privacy and Traffic Management

Open-street video surveillance works in different ways in different situations. The deployment of video surveillance systems in any public space should be in tandem with the privacy principles in public spaces. Video redaction comes in as a complimentary service or technology to ensure compliance with these kinds of principles and regulations.

The Social Power of Data

You and your mom have been having conversations about adopting a dog from a local shelter. Suddenly, you're aware that ads for pet products are creeping into every aspect of your online world. Do you need a new dog bed? How about some Science Diet dog food? You don't recall seeing these things before, but the fact is, you haven't even adopted that dog yet. So, how did they know?

In Memory of Sergeant Damon Gutzwiller

Words cannot express the pain we feel for Sergeant Damon Gutzwiller and his family. He was the kind of person we all hope to be. Today, we lost a hero. We are grateful to have known him, and we mourn with his family.

Forensics | The Rules, The Scene, and The Collection Process

There is some urgency in learning and understanding the scientific methods involved in evidence collection and forensic testing. Not only is forensics now facing public scrutiny, but labs are dealing with scandal as many wrongful convictions have been discovered based on junk science.