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Director of NamUs Joins Me Live on LI News Radio

Director of Case Management Todd Matthews Todd Matthews, the Director of Case Management for The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) will join me and host Jay Oliver, on LI News Radio. Mr. Matthews will be discussing the importance for [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|LI News Radio, Missing Persons, NamUs, Unidentified|

Long Island Serial Killer Show Rundown – Part 1

  What we know The Long Island Serial Killer show, Part 1, on WRCN 103.9FM with morning show host, Jay Oliver and me, had some interesting takeaways, developments, and surprise guests. It has now been over six (6) years since the remains [...]

Welcome to the new home site of Joe Giacalone !!

My team and I will be building a new site over the next couple weeks with so many new features and departments to serve you. I am sure you will be pleased with the new content. The future of our site featuring [...]

By | November 5th, 2016|Advocate, Education, Forensics, Maps, Missing Persons, NamUs, Training, Uncategorized|

NY State Passes Law Requiring Medical Examiners to Use NamUs

  New York State Governor, Andrew Cuomo, signed a bill into law requiring all medical examiners and coroners in the state to input unidentified human remains exemplars into the National Missing and Unidentified System, or NamUs for short. Most of the [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|Human Remains, Missing Persons, NamUs, Unidentified|

J. Todd Matthews: Director of Case Management for NamUs on Crime Talk

On Saturday, April 9, 2016, J. Todd Matthews, the Director of Case Management for the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) was on Crime Talk, WRCN 103.9 FM. Todd spoke to the host of Crime Talk, Joe Giacalone and discussed [...]

By | April 11th, 2016|Advocate, Crime Talk Radio, LI News Radio, NamUs|

Dr. Michael Baden: Forensic Rockstar #4

I had the chance of a lifetime to sit down and speak with Dr. Michael Baden for over an hour about death investigations, the future of DNA and other forensic technologies. Dr. Baden is probably the most recognizable forensic pathologist in [...]

How Cold is the Long Island Serial Killer Case?

What classifies someone as a serial killer? The FBI defines a serial killer as a person that kills three or more people with a cooling off period – that is what makes them different than a mass or spree murderer. Some [...]

New Guide for Child Forensic Interviewing

Child Forensic Interviewing is certainly not a new topic, but one that causes a lot of stress. The hardest job for criminal investigators are dealing with the most vulnerable in society: the very young and the very old. Investigators must have [...]