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Entries Tagged as 'Cold Case Investigation Facts'

This is What Jean Sanseverino Looked Like

September 19th, 2008 · 11 Comments

I noticed that from time to time people look for pictures of Jean Sanseverino. Jean was murdered on State Street in Brooklyn on March 8, 1951.  The following is from my book (a DD5 is the name of the forms the detectives use to document what they do):  “There were 243 murders committed in New York […]

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Tags: Cold Case Investigation Facts · Old Murder Cases

Cold Case Playing Cards

June 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment

When I first read the words “cold case playing cards” I immediately moved on. I thought they were like those serial killer cards, meant for entertainment. But this is actually a program that came out of the Broome County Sheriff’s Office, and the cards are meant for inmates who might be able to provide tips. […]

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Tags: Cold Case Investigation Facts · New Websites, Books and other Resources

Halton Police Use YouTube

March 31st, 2008 · No Comments

The Halton Regional Police (Canada) put up a video on YouTube offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the Ray Venerus homicide case (he was killed on February 21, 2007). I have say, that was a really smart and creative move, Halton Police. I’d love to hear how it […]

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Tags: Cold Case Investigation Facts

Race Issues in New York

November 27th, 2006 · No Comments

My numbers are rough because I don’t have access to all the information I need to be able to say these are hard numbers, but they are pretty good. In New York you’re twice as likely to be murdered if you’re black. (That’s the figure that’s rough.) However, for the United States overall in 2005, […]

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Tags: Cold Case Investigation Facts · Homicide Facts