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Bronx Cold Case Squad

November 30th, 2005 · 3 Comments

There are over twenty detectives in the NYPD’s Cold Case Squad, and unfortunately I couldn’t write about them all. The book is pretty packed with people as it is. But this always bugged me, I met a lot of great detectives. In the Bronx Squad for instance, there’s a detective named Mark Tebbens. I just […]

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Why Do Cases Go Cold? Part 2

November 3rd, 2005 · Comments Off on Why Do Cases Go Cold? Part 2

I looked at the unsolved murders between 1985 and 2003, and found that 54% of the cases that went cold happened in the street, on a subway, in a park, or in an abandoned building. Places where a witness, if there was one, most likely didn’t know or recognize the murderer or the victim, and […]

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Why Do Cases Go Cold? Part 1

October 12th, 2005 · 1 Comment

Someone posted this comment today: “My Father was murdered in 1994. To date nothing has happened. I read your statistics and wonder WHY!?! Is it a matter of money, time, interest,WHAT is necessary for this to stop? Unsolved murders are rampant in our country, again, WHY?” I hear you. I was pretty shocked when I […]

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Going Back to Old Crime Scenes

September 30th, 2005 · Comments Off on Going Back to Old Crime Scenes

Cold Case Squad detectives love going back to the crime scene, even when there’s nothing left. ADA’s are baffled by the practice, and there hasn’t been a time in anyone’s memory where detectives have recovered any valuable evidence, but this is one of the ways they psych themselves up to begin. They are mustering with […]

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