There are literally tons of books written about serial killers. You can get somewhat of a hideous picture in your mind of these dark, disturbed individuals written about in books (fiction/nonfiction) and in the movies. We shudder to think about a serial killer that is out there right now stalking, hunting for their next victim. Make no mistake, they are out there…Continue
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I’ve been ecstatic about the “thumbs up” I’ve been receiving from dog handlers and K9 officers about Silent Partner. Thank you! It means a lot to me because I wanted to do the K9 units justice by portraying them in a one of my stories.
Here are some comments by readers…
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I recently published a blog post about an upcoming auction of some of John Wayne Gacy’s paintings, with the proceeds from the sale being donated to charities intended to benefit the victims of his crimes. Now, the U.S. Marshals will be auctioning off…Continue
Death investigation is the most important aspect of a medical examiner, coroner, or death investigator’s basic professional duty. Death investigators play a key role in all types of death scenes; they contribute to the successful death scene investigation along with, but not limited to police officers, emergency personnel, hospital personnel, police detectives, forensic pathologists, funeral directors, and family members.
The death investigation team is…Continue
Added by Jennifer Chase on May 17, 2011 at 1:41am — No Comments
Criminals who are waiting out their time on death row engage in a variety of activities to make the days pass. Some read countless law books in hopes of finding a way to appeal their sentence. Others take up writing or music in the limited ways that their circumstances will allow. Serial killer John Wayne Gacy…Continue
“There is no branch of detective science that is so important and so much neglected as the art of tracing footsteps”, simply stated by the fictional…Continue
Recently, a few people have asked me about non-fiction books that I would recommend for reading more about crime scene investigation and serial killers. Here are some of the top books that I refer to often in my work and I also find them extremely interesting.Continue
As our forensic scientists continue to develop new technology that will aid in accurately identifying the perpetrators of violent acts, we can hope that the guilty will face the day of justice that they deserve and the innocent will remain free. However, even with…Continue
In my first crime fiction novel Compulsion, Emily Stone’s love interest Detective Rick Lopez uses a form of profiling called a “Threshold Assessment”. He carefully weighs the evidence from the serial homicide crime scenes, criminal…Continue
The men and women who work in the field of forensic science are always discovering new ways to use available evidence and piece together clues that will bring criminals to justice. What we are able to learn using DNA samples was unheard of a generation ago, and is allowing us to revisit some cases that have gone unsolved for decades. This is certainly true with…Continue
Added by Jennifer Chase on May 7, 2011 at 2:15am — No Comments
One of the most exciting and rewarding experiences that I’ve had as a crime fiction writer was the opportunity to participate in a police ride-along. I have observed patrol, K9, and detective investigative duties for various police agencies throughout the state of California.
For those of you that aren’t familiar with a police ride-along, it’s a program through…Continue
Added by Jennifer Chase on May 6, 2011 at 1:20am — No Comments
I’ve joined many other authors who have dropped their Kindle prices to 99 cents. I will be releasing a new book in a couple of months in the Emily Stone Series. What better way to get caught up on Emily Stone first?
2009 Evvy Award Nominee
(Emily Stone #1)…Continue
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It is often thought that police forensics has been a relatively new contribution to interpreting, reconstructing, and solving crimes in our society. Quite the contrary, police forensics, or more accurately described as forensic science, has been a part of history for more than a…Continue
Added by Jennifer Chase on May 4, 2011 at 9:41am — No Comments
Dead Game An Emily Stone Novel
In this Video Game, ‘Game Over’ Means You’re Dead
In her independent efforts to catch child killers, Emily Stone discovers the evidence that the cops can’t—or won’t—uncover. Now, this covert investigator is back…Continue
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