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DNA Forensic Files: 1970s Murder Cases Solved in 2019 #ColdCases #DNA

Over the past several years, the use of DNA and genetic genealogy to solve decades-old murder cases has grown dramatically. Combining cutting-edge technology with increased access to innumerable genetic databases, investigators are able to arrest killers who have roamed free … Continue reading

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Gruesome Mysteries: Forensics Cracks the Case Once Again

For many of us, the area in which we live is filled with relative peace and tranquility. But, sometimes, a gruesome and brutal crime will occur in our community. And then suddenly, that harmony is turned upside down. Fortunately, modern … Continue reading

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Stop in the Name of the… Straw?

I’m not one to rant or rave through social media endlessly about politics or religion, and various subjects that I deem to be unfair, ridiculous, or just plain incorrect. I have a straight forward view of how I see the … Continue reading

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Are COLD CASES on the Rise? A Chat with Cold Case Detective and Crime Media Consultant Joe Giacalone

I’ve been concerned about the rise of unsolved homicides in California as well as across the entire US for some time now. Most that follow me know that I’ve voiced my concerns about crime and cold cases. I’ve been hearing … Continue reading

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Ingenious Forensics: Two High-Profile Cases Solved by Extraordinary DNA Evidence

Recent advancements in DNA technology has helped law enforcement lock up criminals who, years ago, would have most likely escaped justice.  But, thanks to the efforts of forensic scientists, DNA analysis has dramatically increased in accuracy and reliability. Here are … Continue reading

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Undercover Cops: 3 Heroic Stories

Undercover police work is a fascinating universe due to the inherent paradox. You have a person sworn to uphold and enforce the law, who then becomes immersed in – and ingratiated into – the world of outlaws. In addition to … Continue reading

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Law and Culture: 3 Horrible Crimes that Changed America

There are certain devastating crimes that shake a culture to its core. These events, although horrific, do have a silver lining. And that is, the crimes help us identify and rectify certain gaps in our legal system. Here are three … Continue reading

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