FBI

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: The FBI’s Art Theft Team
Posted October 30, 2023 Written by Claire

The FBI is known for a great many things but most often people associate it with large-scale, high-profile criminal investigations […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: The FBI Investigation into ESP
Posted October 16, 2023 Written by Claire

The FBI has been a prominent entity of government law enforcement in the U.S. since it was first founded in […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Can Video Doorbells Help Solve Crime?
Posted October 2, 2023 Written by Claire

In my last blog, I scratched the surface of how smart appliances can help in police investigations. One appliance I […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: The Dark Side of Smart Homes
Posted September 18, 2023 Written by Claire

If you’ve been in the market for a new home appliance, you already know that it is becoming increasingly difficult […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Gunshot Detectors
Posted August 28, 2023 Written by Claire

In the late 80s and early 90s, the US saw a spike in gun-related deaths—historically, until 2021, this had been […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: Stingrays & Cell Tower Simulators
Posted August 14, 2023 Written by Britt McCormick

The world of technology seems to be ever-expanding and advancing, but it’s important to keep a finger on the pulse. […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: Signal & End-to-End Encryption
Posted July 3, 2023 Written by Claire

Anyone who uses the internet leaves a digital footprint. Each footprint can be an unwanted intrusion into your private life.  […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: Common Traits of a Killer
Posted June 5, 2023 Written by Claire

In the world of true crime and crime fiction, it’s a cause for celebration when a notorious killer is caught—such […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Does Criminal Profiling Work?
Posted May 22, 2023 Written by Claire

Last week I discussed what criminal profiling is and its history, particularly related to the FBI and how it is […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Criminal Profiling
Posted May 8, 2023 Written by Claire

Crime fascinates many people, especially when it’s violent. For some, this is because it’s difficult to understand what compels someone […]