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Inside the Mind of a Cold Case Detective

October 21, 2014

The first thing a good investigator, especially a cold case investigator, needs to know is that you can't base your conclusions on past experiences because those experiences are not foolproof. The only way to solve a decades-old murder is through hard work.

25 of Television's Most Unforgettable Police Characters

May 28, 2014
TV’s police characters have left an impression on the public and how America views the police profession. Fox News lists 25 of the most unforgettable ones.

Calif. Law Requires Juvenile Interrogation Videotaping

October 15, 2013
A new California law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday requires police agencies to videotape interrogations of juvenile suspects in homicide cases to prevent false confessions.

NYPD Detective Charged In Biker Beatdown

October 9, 2013
An undercover NYPD detective has been arrested and charged for participating in the beating of an SUV driver by a gang of bikers and lying about it to police. Detective Wojciech Braszczok, 32, turned himself in on Tuesday.

Ford Introduces Special Service Sedan

September 18, 2013
Ford has introduced a Taurus-based special service police sedan for detectives, administrators, and other non-pursuit-rated law enforcement missions. The 2014 model-year sedan comes after feedback from Ford's police customers.

Santa Fe Officer Claims Det. Assaulted Her

August 22, 2013
A veteran Santa Fe (N.M.) Police detective has been placed on paid administrative leave, after a patrol officer accused him of sexual assault.

N.J. Detectives Ambushed By Parolee Boyfriend

August 15, 2013
Two Trenton (N.J.) Police detectives were shot and critically wounded by the boyfriend of a domestic violence victim while following up during an ongoing investigation at a residence.

Shot N.H. Detective Returns To Duty

August 8, 2013
A Rochester (N.H.) Police detective wounded during the deadly Greenland ambush is back on the job following a 16-month hiatus recovering from the gun battle.

Man Convicted In Cinder Block Attack on Detective

August 5, 2013
A Miami-Dade jury convicted a would-be cop killer of attempted murder and several other felonies for hurling a cinder block that struck a detective in the head and then running him down with his own cruiser.

Caught in the Media Spotlight

August 3, 2013

How do you know when your case is going to put you on the national stage? When it does, will you be prepared to defend what you did or didn't do in front of a national audience?

N.J. Detective Charged with Murder In Road Rage Death

July 31, 2013
Joseph Walker now faces a first-degree murder charge for allegedly shooting and killing another motorist while off duty in a road-rage incident.

Fla. Sgt.'s Killing Probe Focuses on Dead Man

July 3, 2013
Newly uncovered evidence in the investigation of the killing of a Broward Sheriff's Office sergeant in 2007 points to a suspect who died in a shootout with police a month later, authorities said.

Controversy Surrounds Trayvon Martin Detective's Testimony

July 1, 2013
Chris Serino had pursued manslaughter charges for George Zimmerman but the investigator's bosses rejected his recommendation. Serino later said he was pressured by black officers into filing charges.

Tips for Joining Investigative Units

July 1, 2013
Investigative units in law enforcement seem to be more welcoming to females than the more male-dominated units. This could be because females have been utilized in law enforcement investigations since at least 1912.

LAPD Releases Video of Suspected Ambush Shooter

June 27, 2013
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck released surveillance video and images showing the suspect who ambushed two undercover detectives Tuesday morning outside the Wilshire Division station.

NYPD's Collision Investigation Squad

June 26, 2013
In March, the NYPD revamped its Highway Division Accident Investigation Squad, beefing up staffing, adding higher-tech tools, and broadening its mission to respond to serious, as well as fatal, crashes. The unit also got a new name: the Collision Investigation Squad.

Undercover LAPD Detectives Ambushed at Station

June 25, 2013
Two undercover LAPD detectives were wounded in an ambush Tuesday morning, after a gunman opened fire on them as they waited to enter the Wilshire Division station.

$1M Bail for N.J. Det. In Road Rage Death

June 10, 2013
Bail remains at $1 million bond for a Hudson County (N.J.) Prosecutor's Office detective charged with second degree murder and manslaughter in the death of a Maryland man in Maryland Saturday night.

JFK-Era Dallas Detective Honored

May 17, 2013
The Dallas Police Department honored retired Det. Jim Leavelle this week for his role in the investigation of the assassination of President Kennedy in 1963. The agency's annual Detective of the Year award will now be named in his honor.

Partner Fired At Suspect Who Killed Miss. Detective

April 16, 2013
The partner of a Jackson (Miss.) Police detective fired a round at the murder suspect who killed Det. Eric Smith in a third-floor interrogation room earlier this month.
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