Publications and Articles

 

An Analysis of Variables Affecting the Clearance of Homicides: A Multisite Study

Justice Research and Statistics Association, February 1999

By Charles Wellford and James Cronin

Analysis_of_Variables_Affecting_the_Clearance_of_Homicides.pdf

 

Arizona Attorney General’s Cold Case Task Force Report

www.azag.gov/law_enforcement/ColdCaseTaskForceReport2007.pdf

 

“Cold Cases: Resources for Agencies, Resolution for Families”

NIJ Journal, July 2008.

By Charles Heurich

www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/222903.pdf

 

“Cold Cases: Strategies Explored at NIJ Regional Trainings”
NIJ Journal, July 2008.

By Beth Schuster

www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/222904.pdf

 

“How Cold Case Squads Work”
U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

Information and resources for developing a cold case squad.

www.ncjrs.gov/html/bja/coldcasesquads/index.html

 

“Implementing a Cold Case Homicide Unit: A Challenging Task”
FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, Feb. 2005

By Vivian B. Lord

The article provides insight into the budgetary constraints of running a cold case unit and the resolve of the district attorney to prosecute after a successful investigation.

www.fbi.gov/publications/leb/2005/feb05leb.pdf

 

“New Technology and Old Police Work Solve Cold Sex Crimes”

FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, Sept. 2003
By James Markey

The article discusses a NIJ grant awarded to the Phoenix Police Department to establish the Phoenix Cold Case Sex Crime Team.

www.fbi.gov/publications/leb/2003/sept2003/sept03leb.htm#page_2

 

“Resurrecting Cold Case Serial Homicide Investigations”

FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, Aug. 2005
By Leonard G. Johns, Gerard F. Downs and Camille D. Bibles

The article introduces the FBI’s National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime (NCAVC) and how it can help local and state agencies solve cold cases.

www.fbi.gov/publications/leb/2005/august05leb.pdf

 

Suspect in unsolved Phoenix sex-assault cases identified via DNA

Arizona Republic

By JJ Hensley

www.azcentral.com/community/phoenix/articles/2011/03/02/20110302phoenix-assaults-cold-cases-closed0302-ON.html#ixzz1FUEcGPo1

 

Using DNA to Solve Cold Cases

LawOfficer.com

By Suzzana Ryan

www.lawofficer.com/news-and-articles/columns/ryan/dna_cold_case.html

 

U.S. Department of Justice-Bureau of Justice Assistance

Cold Case Squads: Leaving No Stone Unturned

http://www.ncjrs.gov/html/bja/coldcasesquads/199781.pdf

 

U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice 

Office of Justice Programs: Resource Guide to Law Enforcement, Corrections, and Forensic Technologies

Resource_Guide_to_Law_EnforcementCorrections&ForensicTech.pdf

 

U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice 

NIJ Special Report: Crime Scene Investigations: A Guide for Law Enforcement

Crime Scene Investigation - A_Guide_for_Law_Enforcement.pdf

 

U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice 

NIJ Special Report: Death Investigations: A Guide for Scene Investigator

Death Investigation - A_Guide_for_the_Scene_Investigator.pdf

 

U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice 

NIJ Special Report: Identifying Victims Using DNA: A Guide for Families

Identifying_Victims_Using_DNA-A_Guide_for_Families.pdf

 

U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice 

NIJ Special Report: What Every Law Enforcement Officer Should Know About DNA Evidence

What_Every_Law_Enforcement_Officer_Should_Know_About_DNA_Evid.pdf

 

U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice 

NIJ Special Report: Using DNA to Solve Cold Cases.

http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/194197.pdf