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Entries from September 2006

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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40 Year Old Case Solved

September 18th, 2006 · 1 Comment

The Knox County Sheriff’s office of Ohio recently solved the October 30, 1966 murder of Linda Kohlmier. All the old evidence was found in 1998 and the case was re-opened. Unfortunately, the DNA profile they got from the evidence matched a man who died of natural causes in 1997. I hate the idea of murderers […]

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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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Tags: Cold Case Investigation Facts

Thank You

September 11th, 2006 · Comments Off on Thank You

People from all over the world sent gifts and letters to St. Paul’s Chapel for the recovery workers who would go there to rest and eat. I was a volunteer at St. Paul’s, and first gift that made me cry were the 1,000 origami paper cranes that arrived from the people of Nagasaki. It’s a […]

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