Crime Detection

Weegee and Early Crime Photography

Today our society has cameras everywhere, and we have become accustomed to being able to watch tragedy unfold. From the day in 1994 when twenty... continue »

Midnight Sun, A Remarkable Police Dog (1926)

Midnight Sun was a gorgeous German shepherd that became the hero of Okmulgee, Oklahoma, a small town in central Oklahoma.  Midnight Sun’s claim to fame?... continue »

Political Convention Security Measures 1908

The Democratic National Convention, Denver 1908: Heightened Security in 1908 Equaled Sixteen Extra Officers (and Some Help from Tammany) In Charlotte, NC, they are taking... continue »

DNA and Crime Detection

Today you can't watch a crime show on television without seeing investigators request a cheek swab from suspects in order to analyze their DNA. Though... continue »