Tag: police

Score one for the good guys!

As a society we have to decide what powers and what tools to give our protectors. Are we ok with the use of devious tactics to deal with devious actors?

A good day for anti-extremist forces

Extremism is extremism, irrespective of political or ideological stripe. We must restrict the use of force to the State (and even that must be judiciously exercised).

US Police Unlock iPhones with Fingerprints of Deceased

It is now relatively common for fingerprints of the deceased to be depressed on the scanner of Apple iPhone devices.

What the public demands of police investigations vs reality

Before even all the facts are in, many people are already convinced the local police screwed up in the case of murders in Toronto’s LGBT community. By Phil Gurski.

The challenges of watching terrorists

Why would you stop looking at someone who clearly poses a threat to national security and why aren’t these people simply arrested and put away? By Phil Gurski.

Why do we have anti-terrorism laws if we are not going to use them?

Why have we made it illegal to join a terrorist group, then not bother to apply the law when it is obvious that someone has done so? By Phil Gurski

Why we will never ‘eradicate’ terrorism

The vast difference between eradicating a disease and eradicating terrorism. A text by Phil Gurski.

Using drones for Emergency Management

With new technology comes a variety of applications that can have tremendous benefits to organizations, society – and, of course, the way we handle emergency management. Technology gives emergency management a new way of handling the given crisis, and perhaps, a new perspective for how to use resources a bit more effectively. Drones have been ...