Tag Archives: crime scene

Cool Police Tech: 6 Emerging Advancements

Technology has infiltrated just about every aspect of modern life. And the pace by which technology advances is beyond rapid. While new technology – in many instances – improves our lives, it simultaneously enhances the nefarious pursuits of criminals. So, … 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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HAPPY HALLOWEEN: 31 Things That Scare Me

I thought I’d keep up with the yearly tradition and post what actually scares a criminologist and crime fiction author. Some things stay the same, but I’m always adding new ones to the list. So just in case you were … Continue reading

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The Feds: 6 of America’s Top Law Enforcement Agencies

The United States is a federal republic. Simply put, this means that Americans are governed by elected officials at both a federal and state level. And, to a lesser extent, a local level. Federal law enforcement agencies exist for one … Continue reading

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8 Key Traits of Highly Effective Detectives

For many police officers, acquiring the title of detective is quite an accomplishment. And the reason is simple. As a detective – you have the opportunity to take charge, break the code, and piece together the puzzle of the crime. … Continue reading

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9 Key Steps for a Successful Crime Scene Investigation

Photo courtesy of augustacrime.com. 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 … Continue reading

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Examining the Digits: Uncovering Tough Clues in Crime Investigations

Originally posted on Author Jennifer Chase:
There are forensic scientists discovering and applying new scientific techniques to help solve cases and uncovering clues in cold cases.  Since fingerprints are the most fragile pieces of evidence in a criminal investigation and…

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