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The sound of breaking glass filled the entire house. #Serial #Suspense

THROUGH THE EYES OF ALBERT JOSEPH Serial Suspense – Episode 1 Mrs. Baker mended her husband’s work shirt with expert needlework and nimble fingers.  It would suffice for at least another year as she carefully knotted the last thread.  She … Continue reading

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Gunshot Residue Creates an Impression

Gunshot residue or GSR is an important component to any homicide crime scene involving the discharge of a firearm.  It tells a story.  The big question is how accurate is the story and is it retold correctly.  As they say, … Continue reading

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Can You Tell a Lie and Not Get Caught?

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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BOOK REVIEW: ‘cognitively experience’ DEAD BURN

A book review from A Secret Writer: DEAD BURN Release date: 23rd April 2013 Published by: Kindle Edition ASIN: B00CICE3YM ‘Dead Burn’, a new novel by Jennifer Chase, is one of those very special books that not long after starting … Continue reading

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The Dark World of Sociopaths

Sociopath or psychopath, so which is it?  We often see these two descriptions interchangeable among mainstream news media and entertainment arenas.  When I first began my study in criminology, I was initially confused by the terms and found that many … Continue reading

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Investigating Cold Cases with New Forensic Methods

There are more than 14,000 murders committed every year across the United States.  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 Crime Reports. … Continue reading

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Characters That Make a Lasting Impression

Everyone has their favorite leading characters from movies and books.  I know that I seem to gravitate towards strong, no-nonsense, kick butt female leads like Sarah Connor in the Terminator trilogy.  These characters make you cheer when they overcome their … Continue reading

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