Category Archives: crime

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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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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DNA Profiling Solves the Murder: 5 Cold Cases Resolved in 2016

Photo courtesy of tuuv.tk. The accuracy of DNA profiling is developing at a rapid pace. And, as a result, the landscape of modern law enforcement is evolving. The accurate results of criminal DNA analysis not only assist in putting criminals … Continue reading

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Caught! Domestic Spies Nailed by the FBI

Photo courtesy of tes.com. There have been, and continue to be—spies among us. These deceitful individuals have (or maneuver their way into) important positions within various American intelligence agencies. Once entrenched into a position of relative importance with high level … Continue reading

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FBI Profiling: Inside the Minds of Violent Criminals

Photo courtesy of cantebury.ac.uk. Throughout history, law enforcement has developed many tools to combat, and protect us against, the dangerous criminals who unfortunately live among us. Over the past 50 or so years, one such highly effective tool that has … Continue reading

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American Federal Justice: The FBI’s Top 5 Moments

Photo courtesy of mayatoday.com. The Birth of the FBI With no official name and only 34 agents, the Bureau was born on July 26, 1908. Teddy Roosevelt was the president at the time, and it was his Attorney General, Charles … Continue reading

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Modern DNA Profiling: Two Infamous Cold Cases Solved

Photo courtesy of kotatv.com. Once the horrific act of murder has been committed, there is generally a relatively short window of time for law enforcement to solve the mystery. As time passes, the chance of a solving a murder case … Continue reading

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