Tag Archives: forensics

Crime and Serial Killers: In the Beginning for Emily Stone

When Serial Killers Terrorize a California Beach Community, One Woman Stands in Their Way Emily Stone doesn’t have a badge. But that hasn’t stopped her from tracking down some of the West’s most dangerous child-killers. Armed with a digital SLR … Continue reading

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Investigating Cold Cases with High-Tech Forensic Methods

There are more than 14,000 murders committed every year across the United States (on average).  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 … 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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BODY OF THE CRIME: 2016 Mystery Silver Medal Award Winner from Readers’ Favorite

I’m so honored and excited by winning the Silver Medal Award for Fiction/Mystery-Sleuth from the 2016 International Book Awards Readers’ Favorite. Thank you so much Readers’ Favorite! Body of the Crime is a Chip Palmer Forensic Mystery and is the … Continue reading

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Impression Evidence Takes a Front Row Seat at Crime Scenes

Originally posted on Author Jennifer Chase:
“There is no branch of detective science that is so important and so much neglected as the art of tracing footsteps”, simply stated by the fictional detective character, Sherlock Holmes from A Study in…

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GUEST POST: Understanding Mitochondrial DNA with D.P. Lyle

I’m absolutely delighted to have D.P. Lyle on my blog today! He’s an amazing writer, doctor, and forensic expert. I had the honor and opportunity to serve with him on a panel at Bouchercon 2014 to talk about forensics and … Continue reading

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Getting Away with Murder: 4 Infamous Cases

Photo courtesy of http://www.123rf.com. With murder, comes the inevitable feeling of tragedy and outrage. But, sometimes, the tragedy of the actual heinous act is overshadowed by the outrage of a great injustice. That is, when a murderer is not held … Continue reading

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