By Jack Branson
This ebook records the heroic efforts of a few of the nation's so much prolific chilly case detectives. In collaboration the authors, those execs proportion their insights, talents, and assets, utilizing their so much compelling chilly instances as illustrations.
The authors study how chilly case investigations fluctuate from general investigations and why chilly case detectives occasionally have good fortune the place previous investigators failed. in addition they talk about a few of the pitfalls of reopening long-unsolved crimes, reminiscent of misplaced or compromised proof and the trouble of having actual details from witnesses who needs to depend on fading stories.
Looking to the long run, the authors talk about new know-how that could sometime enable investigators to significantly improve surveillance movies and create a facial popularity database as actual as DNA research and fingerprints.
Both precise crime readers and fellow legislation enforcement pros will locate the tales and specialist insights...
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Extra info for Delayed Justice. Inside Stories from America's Best Cold Case Investigations
Cindy's two sons and a daughter-in-law are all police officers. NCIS Special Agent in Charge Joe D. Kennedy has served as a special agent for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) since 1986, where he now serves as director for the Joint Counterintelligence Unit (JCIU), Kabul, Afghanistan. Joe was instrumental in setting up the NCIS Cold Case Squad at NCIS headquarters in Washington, DC, where he and his team have investigated more than three hundred murders worldwide. Joe has gained national attention for his innovative approach to solving cold cases.
You'll find that, like good reporters, we've referred to suspects, investigators, and witnesses by their last names after their initial mention. But as we studied the cases and our compassion for the victims grew, we felt it more appropriate to refer to them by their first names. These very real people are the heart of this book. We hope that you will also grow to care about them and use what you learn from their tragic stories to bring happy endings to other cases. —Jack and Mary Branson NOTES 1.
Under her photo were these words: “Have you seen Julie Love.? She's barely 5 feet tall, and she wouldn't hurt a fly”. But while sympathetic subway riders read the posters and hoped the case would be solved, no strong leads surfaced. Someone knew what had happened to Julie Love, but no one was talking. Thirteen months passed as a city mourned and witnesses remained silent It's not unusual for a case to go cold as quickly as Julie's case. It's common for someone to be killed in a drive-by shooting, creating a crime scene with no fingerprint or DNA evidence.
Delayed Justice. Inside Stories from America's Best Cold Case Investigations by Jack Branson