Category Archives: Forensic

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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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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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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6 Fascinating Advances in Forensic Science

Photo courtesy of http://www.mitnicksecurity.com. Forensic science is a captivating topic, as evidenced by the droves of television shows and movies that dabble in the theme. The problem is – these programs, albeit entertaining, are full of misinformation. One common entertainment … Continue reading

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BODY OF THE CRIME: 2016 Mystery Silver Medal Award Winner from Readers’ Favorite

I’m so honored and excited by winning the Silver Medal Award for Fiction/Mystery-Sleuth from the 2016 International Book Awards Readers’ Favorite. Thank you so much Readers’ Favorite! Body of the Crime is a Chip Palmer Forensic Mystery and is the … Continue reading

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Forensic Scientist: A New Kind of Superhero in BODY OF THE CRIME

The definition of a hero is a person who is admired for their courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. What immediately comes to mind are those who keep us safe like soldiers, police officers, and emergency personnel, but a hero … Continue reading

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