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Entries Tagged as 'Cold Case Investigation Facts'

Race Issues in New York

November 27th, 2006 · No Comments

My numbers are rough because I don’t have access to all the information I need to be able to say these are hard numbers, but they are pretty good. In New York you’re twice as likely to be murdered if you’re black. (That’s the figure that’s rough.) However, for the United States overall in 2005, […]

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Tags: Cold Case Investigation Facts · Homicide Facts

Clearance Rates Up?

October 2nd, 2006 · Comments Off on Clearance Rates Up?

Are NYPD homicide clearance rates headed back up? According to an August 28th article in The Telematics Journal, which I am not familiar with, “Informatica Corporation today announced that the New York City Police Department (NYPD) has successfully implemented enterprise data integration technology from Informatica to help power its highly successful Real Time Crime Center. […]

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Police Culture

September 25th, 2006 · Comments Off on Police Culture

This is a picture of G. Robert Blakey, the principal author of the RICO Statute. I enjoyed watching and learning about police culture. It was a whole new world to me. One thing I noticed early on was: bosses hate organized crime cases. The following is an excerpt from my book. Steve Kaplan is one […]

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Tags: Cold Case Investigation Facts · Police History

Relationships Change

September 14th, 2006 · Comments Off on Relationships Change

I used the story of Latanesha Carmichael to show how in time, relationships change and people who were reluctant to talk, for a variety of reasons, are now able to tell their story. This story is particularly sad. If I was going to write this book, it would be a book about family and not […]

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