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Entries Tagged as 'Cold Case Investigation Facts'

Clearance Rates Up?

October 2nd, 2006 · Comments Off on Clearance Rates Up?

Are NYPD homicide clearance rates headed back up? According to an August 28th article in The Telematics Journal, which I am not familiar with, “Informatica Corporation today announced that the New York City Police Department (NYPD) has successfully implemented enterprise data integration technology from Informatica to help power its highly successful Real Time Crime Center. […]

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Tags: Cold Case Investigation Facts · Homicide Facts

Police Culture

September 25th, 2006 · Comments Off on Police Culture

This is a picture of G. Robert Blakey, the principal author of the RICO Statute. I enjoyed watching and learning about police culture. It was a whole new world to me. One thing I noticed early on was: bosses hate organized crime cases. The following is an excerpt from my book. Steve Kaplan is one […]

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Tags: Cold Case Investigation Facts · Police History

Relationships Change

September 14th, 2006 · Comments Off on Relationships Change

I used the story of Latanesha Carmichael to show how in time, relationships change and people who were reluctant to talk, for a variety of reasons, are now able to tell their story. This story is particularly sad. If I was going to write this book, it would be a book about family and not […]

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Cold Case Quick Facts

August 11th, 2006 · Comments Off on Cold Case Quick Facts

I have a list of facts that I take with me to interviews, in case I freeze and can’t remember something. It’s many pages long, but here are some highlights. – The first Cold Case Squad was in Florida. In 1979, the Metro-Dade Police Department (now the Miami-Dade Police Department) created the first cold case […]

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