Tag Archives: crime fiction

Female Serial Killer in England Sentenced to Life in Prison

While I focus a lot of research on crimes that are committed in the United States, and unfortunately there are no shortage of them, I also like to keep up with what is happening in other justice systems. This week … Continue reading

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Forensics – The Past Meets the Present

Originally posted on Author Jennifer Chase:
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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Cold Weather Keeps the Criminals Inside

If you are reading this blog post from somewhere in the United States, chances are you are someplace cold. This winter has brought Arctic temperatures to places not used to seeing the thermometer go below freezing and then parked those … Continue reading

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A Character Powerful Enough to Drive a Series

When I first decided to write a full-length novel, I did not initially plan to write a series.  I had a different serial killer story idea with a strong female protagonist, and I wanted to write about it.  It was … Continue reading

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Are We Soon Going to See Robocop for Real?

If you are familiar with any of my books, you know that I have a strong interest in the way that technology can be used within law enforcement to track and capture criminals. In my novels, vigilante detective Emily Stone … Continue reading

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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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Confrontation with a Violent Sociopath Compelled Me to Pursue Criminology

As I look back in my life, I reflect and smile.  It is interesting how certain situations can shape our decisions and ultimately the outcome of our lives.  I have been blessed with many things, even the bad incidents.  I … Continue reading

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