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About jchasenovelist

Published thriller author, criminologist, and blogger.

6 Groundbreaking Moments in Criminal Justice

Throughout history, the criminal justice system—both domestic and abroad—has been consistently challenged to develop innovations to combat the growing threats that confront society. Here are six historical moments that forever changed how law and order is preserved. Photo courtesy of … Continue reading

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The Age of Technology and the Impact on Law Enforcement

Photo courtesy of intersog.com. Law enforcement’s utilization of contemporary hi-tech tools in preventing and combating crime is certainly not a new concept. But, what separates modern technology trends from those of yesteryear is the exceptional rapid pace in which technology … Continue reading

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I Have Been Given a Lie Detector Test: Could You Pass?

Years ago, I had an interview with a police department for a forensic position. I had already been fingerprinted, interviewed by the supervisor, had an in-depth background meeting with the background investigators trying to catch me in a lie from … Continue reading

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Katherine Ramsland: What if Jack the Ripper Lived with You?

Originally posted on The Crime Fiction Writer's Forensics Blog:
It seems that after many disturbing crimes, the family, friends, or neighbors, in shock at what happened, often say: “But he seemed so nice. So normal. We had no idea.”…

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Evil Among Us: 5 Traits of Serial Killers

Photo courtesy of theodysseyonline.com For a plethora of alarming reasons, serial killers are a rare breed. In that regard, one of the most horrific facets of these psychopaths is that these monsters not only possess psychotic and sadistic urges. But, … Continue reading

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Investigating Cold Cases with High-Tech Forensic Methods

There are more than 14,000 murders committed every year across the United States (on average).  That number averages out to about 38 murders every single day.  This number is based on crime statistical data from 2011 by the FBI Uniform … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! Ready and Excited to Jump Into 2017

Photo used by permission from Dreamstime It’s hard to believe that another year has come to an end. As I look back and reflect on everything, it’s been a bit of a bumpy ride, but there are so many things … Continue reading

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