Law Enforcement

GovExec Daily: Bureau of Prisons Director Wants to Address Workforce Issues in a 'Meaningful Way'

Courtney Bublé interviews Colette Peters about her role and perceptions about the federal prisons agency.

Man Who Attacked Speaker Pelosi’s Husband Wanted to Break ‘Her Kneecaps,’ Justice Department Says

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s complaint and affidavit into the alleged crime revealed new insight into the attack that took place in the early morning hours Friday.

Agencies Must Do More to Protect Their Canine Workforce from Abuse and Neglect, GAO Says

Although federal agencies and contractors have policies covering most elements of ensuring working dogs are employed and cared for humanely, they fall short on several issues, including identifying signs of abuse and neglect.

Federal Agencies Detail Their Priorities in Battling the Fentanyl Epidemic

Fentanyl seizures at the border have increased tenfold over the last three years.

Senate Bill Aims to Improve Care for Pregnant Women and Babies in Federal Prisons

The bipartisan legislation requires access to medical and mental health services and bans solitary confinement in the third trimester.

A Second Guilty Plea in the Case of Impersonating DHS Officials

Haider Ali pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy, bank fraud and unlawful possession of a large-capacity ammunition feeding device.

The Interior Department Has Released its Body-Camera Policy for Law Enforcement Officers

This is part of the department’s actions to implement an executive order from the president to increase police accountability.

After Years of Delays We May Soon Learn the Location for the New FBI Headquarters

The law enforcement agency will either be in Greenbelt, Md., Landover, Md., or Springfield, Va.

Lawmakers Want to Know if the Biden Administration Needs More Money to Protect Feds

Amid rising threats, Democrats ask if DHS is doing enough to ensure federal employees are safe.

Justice Department to Appeal Trump Special Master Order

Government prosecutors ask U.S. District Judge Cannon not to force them to hand over classified records seized in Aug. 8 search of Mar-a-Lago while appeal is pending

What’s Next after the FBI Search of Trump’s Residence?

"What we do know is that they were executing a search warrant that suggested they had probable cause to believe that evidence would be found for three different crimes."

A Critical Jan. 6 Witness Retires from the Secret Service

The agency says Anthony Ornato left “in good standing after 25 years of devoted service.”

Do Some 9/11 Responders Have a New Kind of Dementia?

World Trade Center responders who have PTSD may have a new, specific form of dementia, a new study suggests.

FBI’s Mar-a-Lago Search Warrant Affidavit Reveals How Trump May Have Compromised National Security – a Legal Expert Answers 5 Key Questions

A search warrant expert breaks down the affidavit the FBI used to search Mar-a-Lago, and the national security concerns it presents.