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Entries from December 2009

Inaccurate Homicide Totals

December 29th, 2009 · No Comments

I have to say something.  Recently it’s been acknowledged that some of the NYPD’s earlier numbers are inaccurate.  I keep reading that 1963 is the year when they started getting it right.  I’ve always had a lot to say about the homicide numbers, but I just didn’t feel like getting into it. But when I […]

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Tags: Homicide Facts · Police History

Happy Holidays!

December 22nd, 2009 · 3 Comments

I post this picture every year.  I still love it.  (Even though the Towers in the background is sad.) Happy holidays everyone.

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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.  But 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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Tags: New Websites, Books and other Resources