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  • 1960 Vintage Photo: Los Angeles Robbery Homicide Policemen in Drag

    05/18/2013 6:07:30 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 39 replies
    Retronaut ^ | 1960 | Retronaut
    Circa 1960 - LAPD Robbery Squad officers dressed as women “as part of an operation to catch a purse snatcher who murdered an elderly woman while she was on her way to church.”
  • Charlie Chan, Mr. Wong, and Mr. Moto

    05/20/2012 12:19:30 PM PDT · by djone · 13 replies
    Sagacious Iconoclast ^ | 11/17/10 | Vitruvius
    "Earl Derr Biggers created the benevolent and heroic fictional Chinese- American detective Mr. Charlie Chan in 1923...though many stories feature Chan traveling the world as he investigates mysteries and solves crimes....At about the same time as those .. a series of five or six films directed by William Nigh, about the fictional San Francisco private detective Mr. James Lee Wong..Mr. Moto, a fictional Japanese secret agent, featuring Peter Lorre as Mr. Moto, . Here are the ones I've been able to find on the Internet"
  • (CSI Poop Police) DNA Test Helps Enforce Pet Clean Up Policy

    02/09/2012 6:45:01 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 14 replies
    Fox 5 San Diego ^ | February 9, 2012 | Brad Wills
    DNA Test Helps Enforce Pet Clean Up Policy SAN DIEGO - The same DNA technology that has solved cold case murders is now being used to crack down on a whole new class of criminals: dog owners who don't clean up after their pets. "Unfortunately, people leave surprises in my yard, but I always carry plastic bags, so I can clean up those surprises," said dog owner Ted Stevens. Now, BioPet Vet Lab ,a company in Knoxville, Tenn., has developed technology that is says can identify the dogs that leave unwelcome calling cards on neighborhood lawns. The system, called Pooprints,...
  • Casey Anthony LAUGHS in court as she is branded a 'cold-blooded, callous monster'

    06/02/2011 3:01:59 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 29 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Mail ^ | Last updated at 10:43 PM on 2nd June 2011 | By Jacqui Goddard
    Jurors looked stunned on Thursday as Casey Anthony, who faces the possibility of the death penalty if convicted of murdering her daughter two-year-old Caylee, started laughing in court. As she waited for the afternoon session to begin she smiled broadly, at one trying to cover up her giggles with her hand. Just a couple of hours earlier jurors heard dramatic tape recordings of detectives telling Casey Anthony that she risked being judged as a 'cold-blooded, callous monster' after she lied to them over her daughter’s disappearance
  • NYPD detectives now have to ask for permission if they want to use unmarked cars

    04/15/2010 10:11:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies · 553+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 4/15/10 | Rocco Parascandola
    Detectives who need to park near courthouses now have to ask for permission if they want to use their unmarked cars, the Daily News has learned. The directive comes in the wake of revelations by The News that the NYPD has been towing unmarked cop cars, leaving detectives stranded with no way to transport suspects, witnesses or victims. The NYPD says the towing, carried out by traffic enforcement agents under the direction of the Internal Affairs Bureau, is necessary to prevent detectives from blocking hydrants and crosswalks and parking on sidewalks.
  • Battlefield detectives fight with fingerprints

    07/27/2009 5:18:25 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 308+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | Staff Sgt. Joshua Strang, USAF
    7/27/2009 - AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq (AFNS) -- Television has glorified the crime scene detective to an almost supernatural level. Sharply dressed investigators can scan through a crime scene draped in a steel blue light and can instantly tell who committed the crime even though police officers have worked the scene for a long time. In a 30-minute episode a crime is committed, the scene processed and the killer is caught. In real life it is not that easy. Police work long hours and often are granted unlimited amounts of time to sift through the smallest details of a...
  • FYI: for fans of Maigret and Morse.

    11/16/2008 11:57:02 AM PST · by DGHoodini · 3 replies · 662+ views
    Amazon Unbox ^ | Nov 6, 2008 | DGHoodini
    For fans of Maigret and Morse: Amazon Unbox is now hosting episodes fror these shows, for monthluy rentals at $0.99 and $1.99 respectively. Good for some entertainment if there's nothing on TV that appeals to you better.
  • Wyoming cowboys train Iraqi detectives

    03/19/2007 5:40:07 PM PDT · by SandRat · 10 replies · 442+ views
    Lt. Delear Omer Ahmed, a detective with Kirkuk’s Major Crimes Unit, discusses an open investigation with Wyoming Army National Guard Police Transition Team Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 300th Field Artillery Regiment, attached to the 25th Infantry Division’s 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, outside MCU offices in downtown Kirkuk, Iraq, March 2. Photo by Spc. Michael Alberts, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs. KIRKUK -- Iraqi detectives received vital police and investigation training from the Wyoming National Guard here March 2.The “Powder River Cowboys,” a Police Transition Team comprised of Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 300th Field Artillery Regiment,...
  • A Sex Scandal in Trenton, and a Puzzle for Detectives (McGreevey, Cipel mess)

    08/21/2004 4:40:46 PM PDT · by Libloather · 26 replies · 938+ views
    NY Times ^ | 8/22/04 | DAVID KOCIENIEWSKI
    A Sex Scandal in Trenton, and a Puzzle for Detectives By DAVID KOCIENIEWSKI Published: August 22, 2004 TRENTON, Aug. 20 - As federal agents investigate Gov. James E. McGreevey's accusation that a former adviser tried to extort millions of dollars by threatening to disclose their extramarital affair publicly, the basic outlines of the case are not in dispute. Lawyers for Mr. McGreevey and his former aide, Golan Cipel, had dozens of telephone conversations to discuss Mr. Cipel's plan to pursue a sexual harassment and assault lawsuit against the governor and a possible financial agreement in the case before any papers...
  • Online network spawns new breed of detectives

    02/08/2004 5:30:32 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 4 replies · 140+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | February 8, 2004 | Kathleen Burge
    <p>The man was found wrapped in a tarp, floating gently in the Sudbury River. His killing was a mystery, and so was his identity. There was just one clue: the letters "PK" tattooed on his right shoulder.</p> <p>For nearly a year, the Framingham case grew colder and colder. Then last spring, Bobby Lingoes happened across a description of the dead man and his tattoo. Lingoes posted the details on the Doe Network, a website for volunteers like him who search for missing people in their spare time.</p>
  • Can Dynasty Detectives Unearth The Medici Secrets?

    12/21/2003 3:45:44 PM PST · by blam · 29 replies · 541+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 12-13-2003 | Bruce Johnson
    Can dynasty detectives unearth the Medici secrets? By Bruce Johnston in Rome (Filed: 13/12/2003) The bodies of 50 members of Florence's Medici dynasty - some of whom are believed to have been poisoned - are to be exhumed for forensic tests to determine how they lived and died. The first members of the family who ruled Florence from the 15th century to 1737 will be removed from the Medici Chapels in Michelangelo's church of San Lorenzo in June. Experts say DNA testing could yield some "sensational surprises" and also provide a true family tree, showing who was related - and...