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Entries from July 2007

Denver Post Article about Evidence Storage

July 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Two Denver Post staff writers, Miles Moffeit and Susan Greene, did a really great job on a piece about evidence storage around the country. From their article: “Authorities across the country have lost, mishandled or destroyed tens of thousands of DNA samples since genetic fingerprinting revolutionized crime solving 20 years ago … In some evidence […]

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Tags: Cold Case Investigation Facts

July 17th, 2007 · 17 Comments

A new database called has just been launched by the U.S. Department of Justice. Combining two databases of missing persons and unidentified dead cases into one, it will be open to both law enforcement and the public and searchable. From the website: “When fully operational, NamUs will link these databases to provide a powerful […]

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Suggestions for Baltimore from Former Police Commissioner

July 3rd, 2007 · No Comments

Former Police Commissioner Reveals Crime Plan, by Anna Ditkoff, June 27th, 2007, the Baltimore City Paper. “At a press conference on Tuesday, June 19, former Baltimore City police commissioner Ed Norris unveiled before an audience of four TV news crews and three print journalists a plan to combat the wave of homicides and shootings that […]

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