Archives for December 2011

Happy Holidays!

All the very best wishes from Clouseau & Vidster!   See you in 2012!

Recap #cclivechat Dec 16, 2011

Our chat today was with Gary Howard a.k.a. TriniCSI on Twitter and we discussed the chemical treatment of fingerprints. And despite mind-boggling technical difficulties we got an excellent conversation going. We touched on the three types of fingerprints that can be found at a crime scene, blood transfers, latent and patent prints, and the different […]

Help the Caughlin Family!

Since 1974, the Caughlin Family has wondered why their beloved 14 year old Karen had to die. To this date, there are no answers. Maybe we will never get the answers we need but then again, it might be possible with the help of some special people. The Caughlin Family would like to have the […]

Illinois Appellate Court reverses Juan Rivera Conviction

From the New York Times: “In an opinion that harshly criticizes the tactics of the police and prosecutors, an Illinois appellate court on Friday night reversed the conviction of Juan Rivera, who has spent 19 years in jail for the 1992 rape and murder of an 11-year-old baby sitter in a suburb of Chicago. There […]

RIP Deriek W. Crouse

Another case of senseless violence that costs a police officer his life. Yesterday, Virginia Tech Police Officer Deriek Crouse was shot in the head and killed during a routine traffic stop. He had not even exited his car yet. The driver of the car stopped was a third party. The shooter could be seen on […]

New Cold Case site to watch!

  Rockford Police (IL) are going to set up a cold case website next year! “Over the years in Rockford, hundreds of murder cases have gone unsolved and many leads have now gone cold. The Rockford Police are in the process of setting up a new website they hope will help them close the book […]