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Some San Bernardino Victims Support Efforts to Hack iPhone

PERSONAL TECH | By Tami Abdollah and Amanda Lee Myers | Feb 23
Some family members of victims and survivors of the San Bernardino attack will file court papers in support of a judge's order that Apple Inc. help the FBI hack into a locked iPhone as part of its investigation, a lawyer and others say.

Experts Discuss How to Handle Defiant High School Students

NATIONAL | By Meg Kinnard | Nov 1
How should adults respond when a teenager defies her teacher? Disturbing videos showing a school resource officer flipping a girl from her desk and tossing her across the floor this week raised tough questions.

SF DA Looks at Bias in Law Enforcement

NATIONAL | By Cynthia Laird | Jun 13
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón wants to develop better tools for prosecutors to use in order to determine if there is bias in the city's criminal justice system, he told the Bay Area Reporter.

Christian Preacher Wins Lawsuit Wrongful Arrest

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 1
A Christian street preacher won over $21,600 after a three-year battle against the Greater Manchester Police, whom he said wrongfully imprisoned him for 19 hours after he allegedly harassed two gay teens via reading scripture.

J. Edgar: NOT A Gay American?

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 10
Was J. Edgar Hoover a closeted gay man driven to seek power and control out of terror and self-preseravtion? Or was his supposed homosexuality a Cold War-era invention of the KGB?

FBI: Anti-Gay Group Participated in Training

NATIONAL | By Pete Yost | Jun 30
The FBI said Wednesday that members of an anti-gay fundamentalist group participated in the bureau’s training of police officers and FBI agents - a move the bureau says it will take steps to remedy in the future.

Sheriff’s Anti-Gay, Anti-Semitic Post Sparks Outrage

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 4
Anti-gay and anti-Seminitc remarks posted at Facebook by an Illinois sheriff sparked demands for the law enforcement official’s resignation.

UK police learn how to follow crooks - on Twitter

PERSONAL TECH | By Raphael G. Satter | Oct 29
Trailing suspects is a staple of police work. Aspiring British detectives will soon be learning how to do it online.

UK police force publishes all incidents to Twitter

A British police force says it’s publishing every incident it deals with to Twitter for 24 hours

Euro terror alert spotlights voiceprint technology

PERSONAL TECH | By Raphael G. Satter | Oct 6
Did their voices betray them? The discovery of an alleged terror plot against Europe owes at least some of its success to "voiceprint" technology that allows law enforcement to electronically match a voice to its owner.

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