Category Archives: Criminology

Preteen Who Wanted to Please a Fictional Character is Currently Incompetent to Stand Trial

I have studied criminal psychology. I am fascinated by what triggers an individual to commit horrible acts of violence against a fellow human being, and have spent countless hours in classrooms, talking to forensic psychologists, learning from members of law … Continue reading

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Proceed Carefully When Diagnosing Violent Criminals

When we read about a horrific crime that has been committed or we watch a news clip of an alleged murder smiling as he walks in handcuffs into a courtroom, we often ask the question, “How could someone be so … Continue reading

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Turning to Crime for Attention in the Digital Age

In a story that has been gaining national media attention and public outrage over the past few days, a mother in New York has been arrested on murder charges for allegedly poisoning her five-year-old son with salt. Evidence shows that … Continue reading

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What Would You Write in Your Crime Scene Investigator’s Notebook?

Originally posted on Author Jennifer Chase:
The job of a crime scene investigator isn’t glamorous or exotic as it is portrayed on popular television shows or even in the movies.  This daunting task is extremely important and necessary for any…

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White Supremacists Proud of Vigilante Murder of Sex Offender

I have spent years developing a series of novels around a woman, Emily Stone, who takes matters into her own hands to rid her community of pedophiles and murderers. She uses technology and weapons and simple instinct to bring these … Continue reading

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Was There a Rush to Convict in Nation’s Oldest Cold Case?

I want all of those who commit violent crimes, particularly those who harm children and others who are the most innocent among us, to be held accountable for their actions. But, I also want to know that the justice that … Continue reading

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Woman Killed Her Own Hit Man but Now Fears Ex-Husband’s Release

I like reading stories about strong women who fight for justice, whether it is in their own lives or behalf of those around them. In fact, such depictions are so important to me that I created protagonist Emily Stone, a … Continue reading

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