In 2014 Los Angeles-based photographer Merrick Morton (a onetime LAPD reserve officer) spotted a derelict stash of LAPD crime photos dating from the 1920s to 1970s. The cellulose nitrate-based film and negatives were decomposed and deemed as fire hazard. Working with the Fototeka photo digitation service and the US National Film Archive, the pictures were given news leases of live. Continue reading »
Yes, this isn’t a joke. Real business cards. Congratulations, you’ve just been whacked! Continue reading »
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Crime scene photographs shot by Los Angeles police officers in the line of duty between 1925 and the 1970s are on show at the city’s Lucie Foundation. More than 80 images are on display, drawn from the thousands discovered in a warehouse in 2000 by the fototeka Gallery. Continue reading »
In a new project, an international group of photographers have joined forces to use their powerful images to raise awareness and funds to help stop the illegal wildlife trade.
Fennec foxes are captured for the illegal pet trade. This three-month-old pup was for sale in a market in southern Tunisia. (Photo by Bruno D’Amicis/Photographers Against Wildlife Crime/Wildscreen/The Guardian) Continue reading »
The National Museum of Organized Crime, or the Mob Museum, opened its doors on Tuesday, Feb. 14. The museum, which cost an estimated $42 million to build, is located in the downtown area of Las Vegas and displays the long history of organized crime in the United States. Ironically, its opening date is the anniversary of Chicago’s infamous 1929 St. Valentine’s Day Massacre.
An exterior view of The Mob Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada February 13, 2012. (REUTERS/Steve Marcus) Continue reading »
Inventor and Founder, Dave Brown, was originally inspired to develop The BodyGuard 9XI out of concern about wild animal attacks around his Southern California home. An avid hiker, David was distressed when he learned that two female mountain bikers had been mauled by a cougar on one of his favorite trails. It became apparent later that night that the same mountain lion that attacked the women had earlier killed 36 year-old mountain biker, Mark Reynolds. To protect himself against such animal attacks, Brown began inventing The BodyGuard.
It is equipped with a video camera and a stun gun to keep criminals at bay. For police and corrections officers, preventing and defusing confrontations can save lives, and that’s the premise behind the BodyGuard.
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