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7 Pivotal Events in the History of American Criminal Justice

The American Criminal Justice system has a long and storied history. It has undergone a vast array of reforms, and has experienced significant milestones. Here are seven key moments that have helped shape the system we know today. Advent of … Continue reading

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9 Historical Innovators and Leaders in Forensic Science

Forensic science is in a continuous state of evolution. Here are nine individuals who have had a significant role in shaping the past, present and future of this fascinating science.  Bernard Spilsbury (1877 – 1947) Famed for bringing forensic science … Continue reading

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The Fascinating World of Forensic Science: 5 Surprising Facts

Forensic science is a world filled with mystery, intellect and instinct. During a forensic investigation, every morsel of evidence discovered could be crucial, and no detail is too small. It truly is a fascinating science, and here are five captivating … Continue reading

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The Great Heists: 6 of History’s Most Astonishing Robberies

Bank heists and other large scale robberies have been occurring pretty much since the advent of money. History has documented innumerable big-money heists, where brazen thieves have selfishly disregarded the personal safety of innocent workers and bystanders for the chance … Continue reading

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American Federal Justice: The FBI’s Top 5 Moments

Photo courtesy of mayatoday.com. The Birth of the FBI With no official name and only 34 agents, the Bureau was born on July 26, 1908. Teddy Roosevelt was the president at the time, and it was his Attorney General, Charles … Continue reading

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Women Have Contributed to Law Enforcement for More than a Century

Originally posted on Author Jennifer Chase:
In my crime fiction Emily Stone Thriller Series, the main character is an ex-police officer where she had to go toe to toe with a male dominated profession.  Certain situations (don’t want to give…

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3 Amazing Detectives Who Impacted History

Raymond C. Schindler Working as an insurance agent, then a typewriter salesman and eventually a gold miner, Raymond C. Schindler’s life’s purpose was not fully realized until he answered a job advertisement seeking a college educated historical researcher. Little did … Continue reading

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