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Murder in America: 3 Infamous Crime Scenes

Scattered throughout the American landscape are crime scenes that live in infamy. Each of these notorious locations have their own unique homicidal story. Here are three such stories. Holmes Murder Castle It was 1893, and Chicago was hosting the World’s … Continue reading

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Social Order: The Historical Evolution of Policing

Throughout civilized history, it has been vital for society to maintain some semblance of order with respect to crime. And, although, in ancient times, there existed no official, organized police function, people still managed to keep crime somewhat under control. … Continue reading

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Creepy Christmas: 4 Infamous Holiday Murders

Cold nights. Warm fires. Cozy celebrations. That’s what Christmas is all about for most of us. But, sadly, the high emotions that surround the holidays can sometimes turn horrifically dark. While many savor the joy of the season, some people’s … Continue reading

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DNA Justice in 2017: 3 Cold Case Murders Solved by Forensics

Justice eluded these murder victims for many years. But, due to the hard work of detectives, and advancements in DNA analysis – the killers were identified. And justice was served. The Killing of Wendy Jo Halison It was 1968 on … Continue reading

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Holiday Mayhem: 5 Thanksgiving Crime Mysteries

The true purpose of Thanksgiving is to show gratitude for the wonderful things in your life. And to celebrate that appreciation with your loved ones. Unfortunately though, for some, the holiday does not represent gratitude. But rather, the day has … Continue reading

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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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