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The NYPD in the Darkest Days

September 4th, 2012 · No Comments

There’s a new show on BBC America about the early New York police department in the years just following the end of the Civil War. It’s called Copper. I was afraid they were going to white-wash the story a bit, but they haven’t. So if you are interested in law enforcement history, while this is […]

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Museum of the City of New York Online Resource

January 19th, 2011 · No Comments

The Museum of the City of New York recently made a collection of digitized images available online. The New York Public Library has had a searchable database of images for years, but it’s exciting to have a new resource of new images. The MCNY is still getting the kinks out, but I did a search […]

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What’s the down side?

December 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Why shouldn’t decks of these Missing Persons and Unsolved Homicides cards be distributed to inmates in every prison in New York (and surrounding states)? As I learned researching my book, people invariably talk. The police certainly know this and visit prisons to talk to inmates. ┬áBut they can’t go all the time and talk to […]

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Tags: New Websites, Books and other Resources · Practical Info for Families and Friends of Victims

The Forensic Digest

December 7th, 2009 · No Comments

I recently heard about a new magazine from The International Academy of Forensic Professionals. From their website: “IAFP is pleased to announce the launch of our journal, the Forensic Digest. The Digest is dedicated to contributing to the body of already existing forensic knowledge through the publication of wide and varied articles of general and […]

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