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Homicide Clearance Rates Continue to Fall in U.S.

By | 2017-10-06T08:05:45+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Clearance Rates, Statistics, UCR|

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, [...]

The Homicide and Death Investigations Course in Danbury, CT

By | 2016-12-17T14:47:14+00:00 October 1st, 2013|Cause of Death, Crime Scene, Death Investigation, Homicide, Manner of Death|

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 [...]

6 Fundamental Questions in Homicide Investigations

By | 2016-12-05T10:09:26+00:00 September 19th, 2013|Autopsy, Crime Scene, Death Investigation, Evidence, Forensics, Homicide, Mistakes, Trace Evidence, Warrants, Witnesses|

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. [...]

Fatal Mistakes in a Homicide Investigation #3

By | 2016-12-05T09:52:40+00:00 July 18th, 2013|Evidence, Forensics, Gun Evidence, Mistakes, Photographs|

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 [...]

Fatal Mistakes in a Homicide Investigation #2

By | 2016-12-05T09:53:25+00:00 July 10th, 2013|Crime Scene, Death Investigation, Evidence, Forensics, Homicide, Mistakes|

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 [...]

Fatal Mistakes in a Homicide Investigation #1

By | 2016-12-05T09:46:12+00:00 June 12th, 2013|Crime Scene, Mistakes|

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!” [...]

The Homicide and Death Investigations Course

By | 2016-12-17T14:40:40+00:00 May 29th, 2013|Cause of Death, Homicide, Manner of Death|

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 [...]

Baltimore Mayor Releases Crime Plan

By | 2017-08-09T15:05:20+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Crime, Crime Stoppers, Criminals, Gangs|

Courtesy of Anthony Pugliesi Yes, you read that headline correctly. After 212 homicides in Baltimore, Mayor Catherine Pugh unveiled her crime reduction plan. What has taken so long? It's not as if this problem just sprung up. In 2015, [...]

Congressman Peter King Live in the AM

By | 2017-05-01T11:25:33+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Crime Stoppers, Crime Talk Radio, criminal investigation, Death Investigation, Gangs, Homicide, LI News Radio|

Congressman Peter King Live in the AM Congressman Peter King was live on air with me and host Jay Oliver on WRCN 103.9 FM to discuss the growing MS 13 gang problem on Long Island. Since September, there have been eleven [...]