Welcome to the Registration page for the Greenwich Police Department sponsored Homicide Course. The course starts on Monday, October 22, 2018, and ends on Friday, October 26, 2018, from 0730 X 1530. Step 1: Registration Step 2: Payment The [...]
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2016 FBI’s UCR Table for Clearance Rates Homicide Clearance Rates Continue to Fall in the U.S. The FBI just recently released the 2016 Uniform Crime Report statistics and it shows the Homicide Clearance rate continues to fall. In 2016, [...]
This past week, The Danbury Connecticut Police sponsored a five (5) day Homicide and Death Investigations Course at police headquarters. Ten (10) police departments from all over Connecticut came to listen and learn from experts in the field of homicide and [...]
There are many questions that must be answered during a homicide investigation, but there are six (6) fundamental ones that an investigator must keep at the forefront of every case: 1. Who was the victim? 2. How were they murdered? 3. [...]
Not Taking Enough Crime Scene Photographs By: Joseph Giacalone It is often said that a picture paints a thousand words and crime scene photography is no different. Crime crime scene photos tell the story of the horrific events that transpired [...]
Marrying Your Theory By: Joseph Giacalone There is an old maxim, “Be careful who you date, you might end up marrying them.” The same line of thinking has a lot to do with theory building in homicide investigations. A theory [...]
Not Controlling the Crime Scene By: Joseph L. Giacalone During any homicide investigation there are many things that can go wrong. You don’t get a second chance to do it right. This isn’t the playground where you can scream “Do over!” [...]
This past week, the Greenwich Police Department sponsored a Five (5) Day Homicide and Death Investigations Course at their police headquarters. Joe Giacalone and other practitioners in the field, including the new Chief Medical Examiner of Connecticut, Dr. James Gill, taught [...]
Caveats of Death Investigations: Time of Death Every death should be treated as a homicide until the investigation and evidence proves otherwise. Investigators have to deal with many things at the beginning of a death investigation to enable the medical examiner [...]
Gilbert Family Attorney John Ray on WRCN 103.9 FM The Gilbert Family attorney, John Ray, took out some time to call-in to the Crime Report on Long Island News Radio, WRCN 103.9 FM. Mr. Ray has been one of the strongest [...]