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The Skeleton Crew by Deborah Halber

August 12th, 2014 · No Comments

I just heard about a new book that I’m sure will be of interest to readers of this blog. It’s called The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America’s Coldest Cases and it was written by freelance journalist Deborah Halber. Among Halber’s many accomplishments, she was the editor for the magazine of my alma […]

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Congratulations to the NYPD’s Cold Case and Apprehension Squad

June 15th, 2014 · No Comments

The Cold Case and Apprehension Squad got a unit citation for 2013, for “Arresting 10 individuals for committing years old homicides throughout NYC. This eight person unit has worked tirelessly in investigation and enforcement, collaborating with numerous agencies in the U.S and overseas. Their extensive efforts have successfully achieved justice for victims and their families […]

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Bratton and the Future of the Cold Case Squad

April 6th, 2014 · No Comments

I wonder what the return of Police Commissioner William Bratton might mean for the NYPD’s Cold Case Squad? Bratton was Commissioner when the Cold Case Squad was put in place, and he was very supportive of the squad. I read that he increased the LAPD’s Cold Case Homicide Unit when he was their Chief of […]

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I Thought I was a Dogged Researcher!

February 13th, 2014 · No Comments

Josh Levin shows how it’s done. This is a little different for this blog, but unsolved cases are a part of this fascinating and terrifying piece about Linda Taylor, the woman Ronald Reagan liked to use as an example of how the welfare system was broken. Apparently, he didn’t know the half of it. From […]

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