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  • How Hollywood Cyberpunk Connects to True Crime

    Given the fast-paced and tech-savvy world we’re living in, it does come at no surprise that with progress, comes a new form of darkness. Yes, true crime in digital form. How scary can this be?  Photo Credit: Contemporary Tech Crimes Perhaps one of the most common forms of tech crimes we’re encountering today are […]

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    How to Investigate a Cold Case | The Ultimate Guide

    When people hear the term “cold case,” most think about an old, unsolved murder. While this definition is partly true, the term “cold case” deals with more than just murder. These include missing persons, unidentified deceased persons, undetermined deaths and criminal sexual assaults.  According to the Cambridge Dictionary, “a cold case is a series of […]

  • FORENSIC FILES II is Back! (Meet the New Narrator)

    For many of us true crime aficionadas, FORENSIC FILES is where we cut our teeth. The show was a gold standard in the true crime genre.  It’s format was steady, intelligent, and always with an empathetic view of the victim, their family and the community who was touched by the tragedy. Each episode was a […]

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    Once Upon a Blood Spatter: The Complete Guide

    Dead men tell no tales but blood spatters do. The analysis of the shapes, patterns and locations of blood stains has become a field of specialization in forensic science to piece together how events unfolded during a shooting, stabbing or beating. Depending on the type of injury inflicted, blood can spurt, drip, gush, ooze, spray […]

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    Criminal Profilers in Real Life

    Please note: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases found on this page. Thanks for your support! With the popularity of shows like “Criminal Minds” and “Mindhunter,” many people have become familiar with criminal profiling as a way to collar difficult-to-catch offenders. The practice of developing psychological profiles of criminals based on the […]

  • The Best Forensic Crime Scene Kits to Bring Out Awesome Detectives in Students

    Please note: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases found on this page. Thanks for your support! Let’s dive in! Aside from having a great teacher, resources and tools such as forensic crime scene kits are essential in an aspiring investigator’s growth. In a classroom (or home-based) setting, these kits will allow future […]

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    Infamous Serial Killers Undone by Forensic Evidence

    Serial killers try their best to hide their true nature from the outside world. They hide in plain sight looking just as normal as the next person. They are difficult to track down because they rarely leave any evidence behind and are long gone from the crime scene by the time authorities arrive. But thanks […]

  • The Zodiac Killer: 50 Years of Unsolved Crime

    Since the killing began and until today, the mystery of the Zodiac Killer remains to be solved. It’s a crime that’s been going on for centuries, with people scratching their heads and wondering who it could be and what drove him to insanity. One thing’s for sure, the fame of the Zodiac Killer is now […]

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    In A Mind Of A Serial Killer

    When you hear the words Serial Killer, what do you think? A serial crime means repeatedly committing the same offense and typically following a characteristic, predictable behavior pattern while a serial killer is a person who determines a series of murders, often with no apparent motive and usually following a unique, predictable behavior pattern. Many […]

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    Snipping the Veil of Anonymity: DNA Test Reveals Jack the Ripper’s Identity

    Recently, genetic tests done on a silk shawl revealed the identity of notorious – and probably, the most famous – serial killer, Jack the Ripper. A groundbreaking feat, considering the tons of theories and suspects speculated throughout a century concerning the murderer and his/her motives. Let’s find out more on how the mystery behind the […]

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