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Gunshot Residue: Now You See it Now You Don’t

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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FBI: The Mafia’s Worst Enemy

Organized crime, or the mafia, has been a part of the American cultural landscape for centuries. Fortunately, for us, the mob has a worthy opponent – the Federal Bureau of Investigation. With seemingly limitless resources, the FBI will extend its … Continue reading

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KILLER ON THE LOOSE: Chapter 2 Emily Stone

KILLER ON THE LOOSE Chapter 2 – Emily Stone by Jennifer Chase Emily Stone deliberately slid down the rocky hillside and cautiously approached the house. The heat and humidity of the summer bore down on her. The dense trees on … Continue reading

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Gruesome Mysteries: Forensics Cracks the Case

Photo courtesy of fineartamerica.com 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 … Continue reading

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Analyzing Crime Scene Characteristics

Crime scene characteristics are extremely important to all criminal investigations, especially homicides and all serial crimes.  After the forensic analysis of the physical evidence found at the crime scene is completed and the victimology is established, then the task of … Continue reading

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Modern Forensics: A Criminal’s Worst Nightmare

Cutting-edge technological innovations in the field of forensic science has always been spurred by criminals and their insatiable pursuit of the perfect crime. Here are a few modern forensic advances that strike fear in the hearts of those nefarious characters … Continue reading

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Examining Four Types of Serial Killers

The term serial killer is defined by the act either of two or more separate murders, acting alone or with another, during a period of time with breaks in between each murder, or what has been referred to as a … Continue reading

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