A lidar scanner uses a combination of lasers and a camera to create detailed, three-dimensional models of entire physical environments.
Connecticut officers who drew their stun guns on the job last year were more likely to fire when the suspect was black or Hispanic, according to a first-of-its-kind set of statistics.
Tons of blood and specimen (toxicology) samples, representing a 10-year backlog, are piling up to the roof in the lab because of space shortages, incompetence and severe lack of manpower. Others have gone missing.
A group of nuclear detectives at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory takes on tough challenges, from detecting illicit uranium using isotopic "fingerprints" to investigating Presidential assassination conspiracies.
In 2015, the FBI seized a Tor-hidden child-porn website known as Playpen and allowed it to run for 13 days so that the FBI could deploy malware in order to identify and prosecute the website’s users
When more than 100,000 people in and around the Ukrainian city of Ivano-Frankivsk were left without power for six hours, the Ukrainian energy ministry accused Russia of launching a cyberattack.
It was 1995 when Baton Rouge police said a woman was walking down the street when a car with two men inside repeatedly passed her, offering her a ride home. After saying "No" the first time, she finally accepted. But then, they passed up her house.
As body cams continue to flourish in police departments across the nation, an ongoing debate has ensued about how much, if any, of that footage should be made public under state open-access laws.
Two police officers were fatally shot over the weekend in Utah and Ohio, becoming the first officers killed in the line of duty this year.
A man who investigators say claimed he shot and wounded a Philadelphia police officer in the name of Islam was charged Saturday with attempted murder.
Post–Steven Avery, will attorney's suddenly be selecting from a more cynical jury pool?
Forensic analysis of cellphones could take months in the investigation of three potential sexting cases at Buena Vista High School.
People danced their hearts out to the Cupid Shuffle as Rodney Montgomery collected forensic evidence at a gruesome Mother's Day homicide scene.
The same individual or group claiming to be behind a recent breach of the personal e-mail account of CIA Director John Brennan now claims to be behind the hijacking of the accounts of Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.
It is the largest ever systematic identification effort; only the identification of more than 20,000 victims of armed conflicts in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the 1990s comes close.