Category Archives: Criminology

Science, Crime and Mystery: Top Forensic Labs in America and Abroad

Criminal forensic experts are essentially detectives in a lab coat. These highly trained professionals are charged with reconstructing events, crime scenes and nefarious behavior using their knowledge of technology, physics, chemistry, and biology (among other scientific disciplines.) As a result … Continue reading

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 CATCH THE KILLER: 3 Historically Significant Criminal Profilers #ForensicFriday #Crime Everyone seems to love a good criminal profiler story. A ruthless killer is on the loose. Law enforcement can’t seem to make any progress on the case. Then, some mastermind … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference: Criminology v. Criminalistics

Criminology and criminalistics may sound similar, but they are very much distinct disciplines. While both fields operate within the world of criminal justice, criminology focuses on the sociological aspects of crime, whereas criminalistics centers on investigations through the use of … Continue reading

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Analyzing Crime Scene Characteristics #crimefiction #writing

Crime scene characteristics are extremely important to all criminal investigations, especially homicides as well as all serial crimes.  After the forensic analysis of the physical evidence found at the crime scene is completed and the victimology is established, then the … Continue reading

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No Body, No Problem: Murder Convictions in Missing Persons Cases

The old Hollywood trope of “no body, no conviction” is usually accurate, but not always true. Generally, it is very difficult to prove the murder of a missing person. But, between the tenacity of investigators and the legal precedent of … Continue reading

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Epitome of Evil: 4 Killers Without Motive

As fans of crime fiction, we all know how important it is for murder investigators to understand a killer’s motive. But what if the killer was not a jealous lover, a greedy business partner or a vengeful ex? But rather, … Continue reading

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Next Generation Threats: The Future of Crime and Crime-Stoppers

It’s the year 2020 – which means, the future is upon us. And, as we look back at the past 20 years, it is apparent that business, technology and cultural norms have rapidly evolved. So, it is no wonder that … Continue reading

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