Welcome to the True Crime and Justice Website with over 600 pages on crime and the judicial system, including links to intriguing cases, resources, research and original articles. Our mission is to examine the psychological, sociological and political factors of crime and injustice.
Congratulations to forensic psychologist, John Philpin on his new crime novel, Bad Dog, an "autobiographical novel." Internationally known for his work in forensic psychology, he is an excellent true crime and mystery author.
In the Name of God! --Some of the most heinous crimes are committed in the name of God. -- Articles, videos and book excertps on cults, sects and relgious crime activity.
Has Casey Anthony been located in hiding in a Palm City, Florida church compound?
The woman who bonds with hardened criminals, Dr SLVaya, director of Institute of Behavourial Science, Gujarat Forensic Science University, expresses only empathy and successfully extracts secrets from hardened criminals. She talks about her work, the criminal mind and new developments in forensic psychology.
"DB Cooper" is the mystery hijacker who became a legend. On November 24, 1971, he hijacked a Boeing 727 airliner flying from Portland, Washington . After receiving a $200,000 ransom he jumped using a parachuted. This is the only FBI unsolved airline hijacking. New evidence in the case leads to new theories, 40 years later.
Secrets of Special Agents--To get inside another person's head, build a rapport, then watch for shifts in demeanor. Meet three masters of the criminal investigation.
San Francisco police shot a 19-year-old man on Third Street and Oakdale Avenue in San Francisco's Bayview District around 4:45 p.m. on July 16, 2011. The man died that evening from his injuries. He collapsed on the sidewalk.
Women in Crime Ink (WCI)–Best-selling true-crime authors, journalists, crime novelists, law enforcement and criminal justice professionals, sex-crime experts, prosecutors, defense attorneys, private investigator, psychiatrist and police officers, including a cold-case detective.
Riding With Hells Angels, 1965 -- In early 1965, LIFE photographer, Bill Ray, and writer, Joe Bride, spent several weeks living with the Hells Angels. Photographs shot for LIFE but never published. Ray and Bride recall their days and nights spent with Buzzard, Hambone, Big D, and other Angels and their “old ladies” at a time when Harleys and long-haired bikers were unfathomable.
Natalie’s final curtain -- Thirty years after Natalie Woods, a gifted actress mysteriously drowned, a witness steps forward with enough information that law enforcement re-opened the case.
Peter Donnelly, explores common mistakes
in interpreting statistics and the
impact this has on criminal trials.
He shares the case of
a British woman wrongly convicted of
murdering her two infants -- a verdict
reached, in part, by the misuse of statistics.
FBI Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, January-June, 2011 --Law enforcement agencies throughout the Nation reported a decrease of 6.4 percent in violent crimes the first 6 months of 2011 when compared with 2010. The violent crime category includes murder, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. Property crimes from decreased 3.7 percent. Property crimes include burglary, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft. Arson decreased 8.6 percent. Crime maps, reports & classifications
Why They Kill: The Discoveries of a Maverick Criminologist by Richard Rhodes traces the life of criminologist Lonnie Athens, who grew up in a violent world. He developed a theory about how violent criminals are created, how violent our society is, how it became that way and what might be done to change it.
Dance with the Devil: A Memoir of Murder and Loss by Dave Bagby and Elliott Leyton--Dave and Kate Bagby's son, Andrew, a young doctor, was murdered in November 2001 by his ex-girlfriend, Dr. Shirley Turner. She returned to Newfoundland, Canada pregnant. In September 2003, she killed Andrew's 13 month old son and herself.
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