Archives for November 2010

NZ Justice Minister Power turned down calls for independent inquiry in Crewe Murders

It was a long shot, I know. To think that a politician might actually do what is right instead of what is easy…well, that’s what dreams are made off and Vidocq was dreaming big in this case! But the news is in and now rudely awakened, we read in the New Zealand Herald that Justice Minister Simon […]

The 1953 Cold Case of Officer Burchfield

Today is Black Friday and Vidocq is sitting in a local coffee shop watching people come in after hours of shopping. They all look exhausted and in need of espresso. I hear bits of conversations from the people around me. Mostly, I hear people exchanging tips to get the best out of Black Friday. “I […]

The End of Year One

As the minutes of Year One tick away, we must plan for Year Two. One thing is for sure: the blawg DCC will remain on the web! It may change theme, layout, or category order in the coming months but it is here to stay. Frankly, I cannot imagine my days without it anymore. For years, all […]

Vidocq presents…Joe Giacalone!

Meet Joseph L. Giacalone, a 19 year law enforcement Supervisor and Commanding Officer of a Cold Case Squad that has investigated hundreds of homicide and missing person cases throughout his career.  Joe has a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice with a Specialty in Crime and Deviance. He is also an Adjunct Professor at John Jay […]

Vidocq presents…the Pribe!

The Trial Warrior, a.k.a. Antonin Pribetic, is a Toronto-based lawyer specializing in domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration. He also teaches Advanced Legal Process at the University of Toronto at Mississauga-Rotman School of Management-Diploma in Forensic & Investigative Accounting (DIFA) program. You can follow the Pribe on twitter! For DCC he answered the following […]

DCC’s first anniversary!

Dcc is officially one year on the Internet and that calls for a celebration! We now have 456 posts online highlighting cases of unsolved homicides, unidentified and missing people. On a day like this and right before America celebrates Thanksgiving, it is only just to feature some words of my friends. But the first “thank you” […]

Penn State’s Forensic Science students to explore the Zeigler case

I am proud to announce a special collaboration with Penn State University’s Forensic Science Program. The students in this program will get access to crime scene photographs, police reports, witness statements and more to apply everything they have learned in class in a real case. The students will be able to explore bloodstain patterns observed […]