Category Archives: US homicide statistics analysis
There are thousands of unsolved cases at the Miami-Dade Police Department. Detectives David Denmark and Johnathan Grossman dig for clues, reinvestigating decades-old cases. — Read on http://www.local10.com/news/local/2022/02/19/meet-the-miami-dade-cold-case-unit-that-solved-16-open-cases-in-2021/
Forensics: Review of custody deaths in US govt run Native prisons. 20 deaths in 5 years. Problem: Ex-cop is the reviewer.
Forensics: Based on his testimony in George Floyd’s autopsy. Review of cases under former Maryland medical examiner expected to get underway this year – The Washington Post
The probe was sparked by former chief medical examiner David Fowler’s testimony in defense of the Minneapolis police officer on trial for murder in the death of George Floyd. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2022/01/02/maryland-medical-examiner-cases-review/
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
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/
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/
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
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
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
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