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The Reality of Forensics: 6 Myths Debunked

Pop culture has a fascination with the world of forensic science. Whether it’s a television show, movie or novel. The public’s thirst for crime drama is unquenchable. And that’s because, crime has an inherent conflict on multiple levels, which equals … Continue reading

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Antiquity to Modernity: A Timeline of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Our modern notions of crime and punishment are the result of millennia of human advancement. From antiquity to modern times, criminal justice and criminology have evolved due to significant contributions from a diverse array of civilizations. Here is a brief … Continue reading

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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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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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DNA Profiling Solves the Murder: 5 Cold Cases Resolved in 2016

Photo courtesy of tuuv.tk. The accuracy of DNA profiling is developing at a rapid pace. And, as a result, the landscape of modern law enforcement is evolving. The accurate results of criminal DNA analysis not only assist in putting criminals … Continue reading

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Modern DNA Profiling: Two Infamous Cold Cases Solved

Photo courtesy of kotatv.com. Once the horrific act of murder has been committed, there is generally a relatively short window of time for law enforcement to solve the mystery. As time passes, the chance of a solving a murder case … Continue reading

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6 Fascinating Advances in Forensic Science

Photo courtesy of http://www.mitnicksecurity.com. Forensic science is a captivating topic, as evidenced by the droves of television shows and movies that dabble in the theme. The problem is – these programs, albeit entertaining, are full of misinformation. One common entertainment … Continue reading

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