Category Archives: Criminology

The Reality of Forensics: 6 Myths Debunked

Pop culture has a fascination with the world of forensic science. Whether it’s a television show, movie or novel. The public’s thirst for crime drama is unquenchable. And that’s because, crime has an inherent conflict on multiple levels, which equals … Continue reading

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9 Strategic Steps for a Successful Crime Scene Investigation

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 utilize the following nine … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Forensics: 2 Killers Brought to Justice #crimefiction #series #forensics

Thanksgiving is the time of the year when many of us show our gratitude for life’s blessings. For some people, however, this holiday is just another reminder of a horrific memory that never relents. And that haunting recollection is the … Continue reading

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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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