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June 16, 2017

I just let my kid watch YouTube.  That’s safe, right?

“​When the singer persuaded another 14-year-old to make videos for him last month, authorities claim, he referred to them as a “try out.” The girl considered herself to be auditioning.” Click HERE for the full article
June 8, 2017

Congratulation SRO Brandenburg for 45 years of service with Berea PD

“After 45 years on the Berea Police force and a little more than 10 years as the resource officer at Berea Community Schools, Brandenburg has announced his retirement. His last day of service will come at the end of July.” Click HERE for the full story
June 7, 2017
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Sevierville Fireworks Store Manager Pays to Rape 9-Year-Old

Michael Anthony Carpenter, 28, is facing a federal charge of using the internet to solicit child rape. He was arrested last week after a text message exchange in which he offered $400 to rape a 9-year-old girl in the office of the fireworks store where he served as […]
June 3, 2017
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“HOLLYWOOD, Florida- A Florida man was sentenced to nearly six months behind bars Tuesday for failing to give investigators the password needed to unlock his Android smartphone. Christopher Wheeler, 41, was ordered to spend 180 days in jail Tuesday for a contempt-of-court conviction handed down earlier this month […]
May 29, 2017
"Besides befriending them, high-fiving and fist-bumping in the hallways and cafeteria, Tackett brings them a real-world look at the consequences of crime and particularly drug abuse, Moore said. Tackett also presents a credible law-enforcement perspective on the pitfalls of social media misuse, he said."
May 26, 2017
Ultimately, the Secret Service’s forensic work in missing and exploited children cases led to almost 1600 arrests since 2002. Click Here for full story
May 18, 2017

Art McFadden, Millstone Labs CTO, discusses a fake news post circulating Facebook.

"One is to see how far they can get and how much ruckus they can actually cause. What we're more concerned about is downloading unintentionally a threat. Where it came from, what the story is about, do you trust this person that's posting it, because they can post a link and it can be an actual infection," McFadden mentioned.
May 13, 2017

Chief Jeff Pearson, Scottsville PD (KY), Leads His Department into the World of Digital Forensics

Many small police agencies in south central Kentucky use Millstone Labs LLC for their digital forensics training needs. Every criminal case involves digital evidence and with Millstone, departments like the Scottsville Police Department can collect and process their own evidence in few hours rather than waiting a few months for […]
April 25, 2017

Millstone Labs App Review:  live.ly

​Created by musical.ly, a relatively new app, live.ly gives users a power once reserved for television networks, the ability to live stream one’s life and receive immediate feedback from viewers. It’s like the next step in selfies except instead of sending out still shots, users are streaming video […]