Category Archives: crime

Corruption and Incompetence: Crime Labs Gone Bad

The American justice system is designed to not only keep us safe from criminals, but also – to protect us from the potential intrusions of the state. So, when we hear stories of systematic corruption and incompetence in state mandated … Continue reading

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Infant Abducted from Home Following Shooting Found Dead

The community was already stunned when the news reported that three people in Long Beach had been shot inside their home. This anger and fear turned to horror when it was revealed that a three-week-old infant was now missing from … Continue reading

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The Criminal Mind in the Digital Age

The advancement in technology just in the past eight to ten years, particularly in the areas of the internet and social media, has been astonishing. We now can know what our friends from high school are having for dinner every … Continue reading

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The Sociopaths Among Us

For most of us when we think of the term sociopath, we likely imagine some terrifying man boring through the television screen with an unchanging stare and creepy smile. Maybe we are reminded of a scene from an episode of … Continue reading

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Indian Man Kills His Daughter’s Alleged Rapist

When you see a horrible crime described on the evening news, do you ever stop and think about what you would do if someone you loved was a victim of such brutality? I imagine it must be incredibly difficult for … Continue reading

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Mourning the Loss of Two Fallen Officers

As part of my academic studies and in doing research for my novels, I have had the tremendous honor of spending a lot of time with the men and women who protect our communities as members of law enforcement. I … Continue reading

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Guilt and Text Messages Lead to a Confession after Seventeen Years

I often focus my writing on individuals show no remorse for the violent acts they have committed and go to great lengths to avoid being captured by authorities. A story out of Arizona this week looks at a very different … Continue reading

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