HELPFUL LINKS

 

The Arizona Cold Case Website

Private web site dedicated to cold case investigations in Arizona.

http://durhammike.com

 

Colorado Cold Case Task Force report http://cdpsweb.state.co.us/coldcase/doc/2009%20Annual%20Report.pdf

The Presidentís DNA Initiative

Federal government web site dedicated to application of DNA advances in the criminal justice community.

www.dna.gov

DNA.GOV: Solving Cold Cases

www.dna.gov/uses/solving-crimes/cold_cases/

 

The National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law at Stetson University

NCSTL provides: a searchable database of legal, forensic, and technology resources; a reference collection of law, science, and technology material; partnerships with law schools, professional associations, and federal and state agencies; national conferences on science, technology, and the law; community acceptance panels; training modules and primers with an emphasis on distance education; and training for defense counsel who are handling cases involving biological evidence on the applications and limitations of DNA evidence as stated in the Presidentís DNA Initiative.

NCSTL Cold Case Tool Kit

www.ncstl.org/education/Cold%20Case%20Toolkit

 

National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime
The mission of the National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime (NCAVC) is to combine investigative and operational support functions, research, and training in order to provide assistance, without charge, to federal, state, local, and foreign law enforcement agencies investigating unusual or repetitive violent crimes.

www.fbi.gov/hq/isd/cirg/ncavc.htm

 

National Database of Unsolved Homicides

As part of a series on cold cases in Southwest Florida, Naples News and Scripps Howard designed an interactive database of unsolved homicides in the United States based on UCR crime data reported to the FBI.

http://www.naplesnews.com/databases/cold-case-chronicles/

 

 

National Forensic Science Technology Center
The National Forensic Science Technology Center is a not-for-profit corporation funded by a Cooperative Agreement with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and provides programs that build individual competency and quality systems for the forensic science community in the United States. NFSTC provides links to cold case training and assessment programs to assist cold case units.

www.nfstc.org

 

 

New Technology and Old Police Work Solve Cold Sex Crimes
http://www.fbi.gov/publications/leb/2003/sept2003/sept03leb.htm

2003 FBI publication detailing the multidisciplinary team approach developed to reopen cold case sex crime cases including strategies to help reluctant or frightened victims cope with reopening their cases such as providing professional victim advocates to act as a resource referral for long-term assistance.

The Restless Sleep

Discussion group and resource for cold cases

www.therestlesssleep.com