Category Archives: Forensic

Modern Forensics Solves the Murder: 3 Recently Cracked Cold Cases

Cold murder cases are a tough pill to swallow for law enforcement, the public and most importantly, the families of the victims.  But, as forensic science continues to advance, seemingly unsolvable open cases are now being cracked. With the solving … Continue reading

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9 Historical Innovators and Leaders in Forensic Science

Forensic science is in a continuous state of evolution. Here are nine individuals who have had a significant role in shaping the past, present and future of this fascinating science.  Bernard Spilsbury (1877 – 1947) Famed for bringing forensic science … Continue reading

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The Fascinating World of Forensic Science: 5 Surprising Facts

Forensic science is a world filled with mystery, intellect and instinct. During a forensic investigation, every morsel of evidence discovered could be crucial, and no detail is too small. It truly is a fascinating science, and here are five captivating … Continue reading

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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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