Archives for November 2010

No 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. I read in the New Zealand Herald that Justice Minister Simon Power has turned down calls for an independent inquiry into the 40-year-old murder mystery of the Crewe Family. “In response, Mr Power said he understood […]

The 1953 Cold Case of Officer Burchfield

Officer Richard S. Burchfield was murdered on Nov 26, 1953. He was a patrolman with the Colorado Springs Police Department. Burchfield was shot to death with a .22 caliber handgun by an unknown man during an armed robbery investigation in the area of 1600 N. Wood Ave. That robbery was part of a pattern that had plagued the […]

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 Joe 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 Giacalone 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. For DCC he answered the following questions: 1: What is your most favourite […]

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 […]