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Underwater Metal Detector Locates Discarded Weapon in Chilean Wetlands

The team uses various types of equipment to locate missing evidence, particularly the Pulse 8X underwater metal detector when suspected dumped evidence is in local waterways. Arriving on the scene with the Pulse 8X, the team was able to locate and identify a long weapon that was submerged with its ammunition still loaded.

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Forensic Resources: Second-Oldest Statewide Crime Lab in the Country Provides Scientific Expertise

“A lot of things have gone towards automation, the technology has allowed us really to move the field further,” says Cleveland Miles, director of the GBI’s Division of Forensic Sciences. “It allows us to do things efficiently and reliably. And so that's really what is happening for the field across the board, but especially in DNA.”

Crime Scene Assistance Just a Phone Call Away in Georgia

Many times, GBI Special Agent Carl D. Murray starts out in old school fashion by first walking into the scene with a notepad and a camera. He admits one local investigator usually greets him at the scene by saying, “Go in there and work your magic.” But the veteran crime scene specialist knows that what he does is not magic

MS Police Respond to Dog Carrying Human Arm and Later Find Human Remains

The police recovered a charred arm Saturday and what is believed to be the arm’s body was later, on Sunday, found in a wooded area behind a nearby abandoned home.

LAPD Bomb Squad Explosion Inquiry Offers Reminder on Leadership Training

There are countless options for aspiring law enforcement leaders to learn the basic—but crucial—skill of simply listening to the people who fall under their leadership.

Phoenix Police to Hire 25 Civilian Investigators

The push to hire more civilians comes on the heels of moving more than 100 sworn members of the department from specialty roles over to patrol.

First Look: Carfax's Investigative Suite

Carfax for Police can provide vehicle history intelligence to help investigators close a wide variety of cases.

Carfax for Police Investigative Tools

These tools use the world’s largest vehicle history database, comprised of 27 billion records with nearly 5 million new records added every day.

Tyler Technologies: Digitally Connecting the Dots

Tyler Technologies’ new link analysis software quickly mines databases to help investigators discover relationships between places, people, events, and vehicles.

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My Technology Can…Speed Up Digital Evidence Processing

Magnet Automate is helping law enforcement agencies solve the digital evidence challenge by automating the initial phases of a digital investigation.

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