Category Archives: Forensic

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

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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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Forensics – The Past Meets the Present

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Here are some fun facts about forensics. It is often thought that police forensics has been a relatively new contribution to interpreting, reconstructing, and solving crimes in our society.  Quite the contrary, police forensics,…

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Which Key Piece of Evidence Can Make or Break a Case?

I have received so many questions, comments and emails about fingerprint evidence and crime scene investigations, so I decided to keep with the theme from one of my previous posts about fingerprints.  There is so much more the fingerprint evidence … Continue reading

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Examining the Digits: Uncovering Tough Clues in Crime Investigations

There are forensic scientists discovering and applying new scientific techniques to help solve cases and uncovering clues in cold cases.  Since fingerprints are the most fragile pieces of evidence in a criminal investigation and are the most important to identify … Continue reading

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

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 criminal police investigation in order to … Continue reading

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A Free Man after Nearly a Decade Behind Bars

This week, a Missouri man was able to walk free for the first time in a decade after an appeals court overturned his conviction. Ryan Ferguson had insisted from the start that he was not guilty of murdering Columbia Tribune … Continue reading

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Make Your Cell Phone a Microscope!

Smart phones seem to do an endless number of amazing tasks for us these days. We can find the nearest Chinese restaurant or videotape our kid’s piano recital or stick the phone up to our car radio and learn what … Continue reading

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