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August 10th, 2010

Volunteer Cold Case Investigators

I wanted to post a link to an article by Kirk Mitchell in The Denver Post titled: Lured by cold cases, retired detectives go back on the beat. The picture below is from the article and the caption reads:

Once-retired Lakewood Police Department homicide Detective Alex Jameson stands next to files on 22 cold-case homicides. Familiar with many of the cases, Jameson works part time and enjoys being back on the job. (RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post).

The article also includes a link to another article about some of Denver’s cold cases.


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  • 1 Anna Dunfee // Aug 5, 2011 at 1:49 pm

    I have my Associates degree in Criminal Justice and five months away from my Bachelos degree in law enforcement, I would very much like to work in the cold case unit. I would like to volunteer to assist in solving cold cases and giving families closure they need.

  • 2 Stacy Horn // Aug 5, 2011 at 2:46 pm

    Anna, that’s very kind of you. They don’t have volunteers or any kind of intern position, at least not that I’m aware of. You could give them a call, their number is listed over on the top left under Cold Case Squads and other Organizations. You might also see if the DA or the OCME has any kind of internship program.

  • 3 CYNTHIA GORDON // Apr 28, 2016 at 2:25 pm


  • 4 Stacy Horn // Apr 28, 2016 at 4:42 pm

    I’m very sorry about your brother, Cynthia. First, I took your number out of your post because I don’t think it’s a good idea to post your telephone number publicly. Second, did you have a specific question? If you are interested in contacting a cold case squad, I give some general advice in the link below. Perhaps you could start there and if you have questions, you can come back and ask them.

  • 5 michele // Mar 24, 2017 at 7:03 pm

    Im am 7 months away from my Master’s in criminal Justice and would like to help solve cold cases, families need closure

  • 6 Stacy Horn // Mar 26, 2017 at 8:20 pm

    That’s very kind of you, Michele. I don’t really know how to advise you though. The NYPD’s Cold Case Squad doesn’t work with volunteers, but you start googling to see others who might. Or, you could join a police department!

  • 7 Demetria // Jun 15, 2017 at 11:06 pm

    Hello my name is dementia I need to know how my sister died I truly believe it was her boyfriend.its been a year and the case was never solved please help this family my number is [number removed].

  • 8 Stacy Horn // Jun 16, 2017 at 7:31 am

    Dementria, I’m so sorry about your sister. I would suggest reading my instructions first and if you have any questions, I’d be happy to answer them. The instructions are here:

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