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Entries from July 2006

Put Reznick on the Hot Seat

July 28th, 2006 · Comments Off on Put Reznick on the Hot Seat

The Daily News ran a piece yesterday about the Cold Case Squad and I need to vent. The headline was “Cold case officers placed on hot seat,” and the spin was that the detectives were not performing and Deputy Chief Joe Reznick was cracking down. “Senior executives of the NYPD are expected to manage and […]

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Finding Evidence

July 7th, 2006 · 3 Comments

The Times recently had an article about someone who was found innocent of a rape and let free after 21 years in jail. The article talked about the difficulty of finding the evidence in his case. This was something I researched heavily. The following is an edited version of what appears in my book. It’s […]

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Tags: Cold Case Investigation Facts · Police History · Practical Info for Families and Friends of Victims

New York Pretty Safe, Dallas Not So Much

July 3rd, 2006 · Comments Off on New York Pretty Safe, Dallas Not So Much

From The Insurance Journal, June 26th, 2006. The following chart shows where New York City ranked in the Total Crime Index for the nation’s largest cities. Rank Year End 2005 City Rate/100,000 1 Dallas 2 Detroit 3 Phoenix 4 San Antonio 5 Houston 6 Las Vegas 7 Philadelphia 8 San Diego 9 Los Angeles 10 […]

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Tags: Homicide Facts