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About jchasenovelist

Published thriller author, criminologist, and blogger.

9 Historical Innovators and Leaders in Forensic Science

Forensic science is in a continuous state of evolution. Here are nine individuals who have had a significant role in shaping the past, present and future of this fascinating science.  Bernard Spilsbury (1877 – 1947) Famed for bringing forensic science … Continue reading

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The Fascinating World of Forensic Science: 5 Surprising Facts

Forensic science is a world filled with mystery, intellect and instinct. During a forensic investigation, every morsel of evidence discovered could be crucial, and no detail is too small. It truly is a fascinating science, and here are five captivating … Continue reading

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The Great Heists: 6 of History’s Most Astonishing Robberies

Bank heists and other large scale robberies have been occurring pretty much since the advent of money. History has documented innumerable big-money heists, where brazen thieves have selfishly disregarded the personal safety of innocent workers and bystanders for the chance … Continue reading

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Elite Law Enforcement: 11 Fascinating Facts About the Secret Service

The United States Secret Service is a highly elite federal law enforcement agency responsible for, among other things, protecting the President, Vice President, and their respective families. These skilled agents are the last line of defense in ensuring the safety … Continue reading

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The Price of Crime: 6 of the All-Time Wealthiest Gangsters

Photo courtesy of pinterest.com. Despite the allure of wealth and notoriety, a life of crime is never the most prudent course of action. And, generally speaking, the truism “crime doesn’t pay” has stood the test of time. But for some … Continue reading

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Crime and Serial Killers: In the Beginning for Emily Stone

When Serial Killers Terrorize a California Beach Community, One Woman Stands in Their Way Emily Stone doesn’t have a badge. But that hasn’t stopped her from tracking down some of the West’s most dangerous child-killers. Armed with a digital SLR … Continue reading

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9 Key Steps for a Successful Crime Scene Investigation

Photo courtesy of augustacrime.com. To perform a successful crime scene investigation, there are a myriad of individual procedures used by investigators. And, of course, different crimes call for specific methods. Despite, however, the various tactics and circumstances, individual investigators generally … Continue reading

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