The department faces a unique problem when guns can only be stored or destroyed.
Japan is using its extensive experience of earthquakes and tsunamis to pioneer a method of identifying victims of natural disasters by the soles of their feet rather than their fingertips.
The standoff between Apple and the FBI is at the center of the escalating battle between technology companies that are encrypting data in order to protect customers’ privacy and security and the US government, which says it needs the ability to access encrypted data to keep America safe.
Another former national security official has spoken out forcefully against the FBI's quest to get Apple to write code to unlock the iPhone 5c used by San Bernardino mass shooter Syed Farook
Tissue sampling from dead humans and other mammals can provide a fairly accurate “death clock,” showing how long it has been since the time of death.
The Justice Department is discouraging state court systems from jailing poor defendants who fail to pay fines or fees, warning against practices that it says run afoul of the Constitution and erode community trust.
The Internet of Things promises to improve our lives by connecting sensors in the objects that surround us – buildings, appliances, gadgets, and vehicles – and the data that they collect. But to realize that potential, programmers need tools that make it easier to create applications that combine devices and the cloud.
Speaker recognition is a forensic science discipline, with a checkered history, that is now trying to find solid scientific ground.
The iPhone 5c at the center of the legal battle between Apple and the FBI might be accessible through a delicate hardware technique, but experts warn it would be difficult.
Convicted of the brutal beating death of a woman in 1991, Andre Hatchett walked out of a courtroom, yesterday afternoon, a free man.
State law enforcement officials and defense attorneys across the state are scrambling to review more than 7,800 criminal cases worked on by a technician in the Little Falls regional crime lab who is suspected of faking at least one lab test.
Unlike illicit trade in drugs, guns or pornography, illicit trade in rare species doesn’t have to hide on the ‘darknet’ because people can find whatever they want in the open market.
The Bangladesh central bank says it is working to recover some $100 million allegedly stolen by Chinese hackers from an account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
By amplifying and sequencing bits of DNA, scientists were able to identify hundreds of different microbiome species in each swab.
The Pentagon invited outside hackers who have been vetted to test the cyber security of some public U.S. Defense Department websites as part of a pilot project next month, the first such program ever by the federal government.