Category Archives: US homicide statistics analysis

Forensics: How a Sharp-Eyed Scientist Became Biology’s Image Detective | The New Yorker

Using just her eyes and memory, Elisabeth Bik has single-handedly identified thousands of studies containing potentially doctored scientific images. — Read on http://www.newyorker.com/science/elements/how-a-sharp-eyed-scientist-became-biologys-image-detective

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Forensics: “Autopsy of a Crime Lab” mentions bitemarks and “police forensics.”

Garrett’s new book details injustices in police and prosecutor controlled expert crime scene analyses. His narrative includes steps to insure true quality controls, full disclosure of lab results and avoidance of cognitive biases. http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/2021/04/12/brandon-garrett-director-of-the-wilson-center-for-science-and-justice-discusses-his-new-book-autopsy-of-a-crime-lab-exposing-the-flaws-in-forensics/

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Forensics: The AR-15 Is Different: What I Learned Treating Victims

A military weapon has become “America’s favorite gun.” It started in 2008. Scared white guys fearing Barack Obama. They weren’t the first mass-shooting victims the Florida radiologist saw—but their wounds were radically different. — Read on http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/what-i-saw-treating-the-victims-from-parkland-should-change-the-debate-on-guns/553937/

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Forensics: Missing girl’s body found on Crow Reservation | Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Indigenous female murder rates are spiking. Little mentioned in major media. Unacceptable. Missing girl’s body found on Crow Reservation | Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women | billingsgazette.com — Read on billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/mmiw/missing-girls-body-found-on-crow-reservation/article_2674ccb0-3cf2-58b2-8f62-64f8a25be3e9.amp.html

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Forensics: Six black girls were brutally murdered in the early ’70s. Why was this case never solved?

We might consider race of the victims. The case of the Freeway Phantom has faded into history — but not everyone has forgotten. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/six-black-girls-were-brutally-murdered-in-the-early-70s-why-was-this-case-never-solved/2018/05/21/c74d26ec-4e22-11e8-af46-b1d6dc0d9bfe_story.html

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#Forensics #DNA U.S. Takes Step to Require Asylum-Seekers’ DNA

Similar to building walls in Colorado? The Trump administration ignores US untested rape specimens and will collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and add the information to a massive FBI database. Trump and the GOP continue to protray undoc immigrants as … Continue reading

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Killing off forensic reforms judges one at a time.

Learn how the US law enforcement lobby throws its weight into elections of judges and prosecution harder liners imagining citizen terrorists amongst us all. It insures continuing $$ for policing the “enemy forces” in our society. This is in the … Continue reading

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Decrepit US system of homicide investigating is revealed

An amazing study of US unsolved homicide analysis that breaks through to the truth of how antiquated CJ attitudes hinder real crime fighting. https://www.themarshallproject.org/2015/04/02/why-are-american-cops-so-bad-at-catching-killers

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