FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit Q&A

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If you’ve seen shows, such as Mindhunter, that showcase the work of the FBI’s behavioral analysis unit (BAU), then you may have found some interest in the unit itself. Right here, right now, I’ll provide an in-depth investigation of the BAU’s missions and values, as well as community involvement and occupational positions.

How to Solve a Cold Case

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Approximately 40% of homicides in the US between 1980 to 2016 remain unsolved. Most of these cases grow cold and forgotten. How can a cold case be thawed and cracked?

FBI Releases New Videos of Suspect Planting Bombs Before Capitol Riot

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The FBI released additional videos of the suspect who planted pipe bombs the night before the storm on the U.S. Capitol.
The videos feature the suspect stopping before the Republican and Democratic National Committee offices in Washington D.C. The suspect wore a gray sweatshirt, surgical mask, black pants and carried a backpack containing the explosives.

New Evidence Points to FBI in Malcolm X Murder Case

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Malcolm X’s family released new evidence for the investigation in a news conference Saturday. According to the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the family obtained a letter written by Raymond Wood, a former undercover NYPD police officer. Wood, now deceased, stated that the NYPD forced him to lure the X’s security team into a trap and arrest them.

Hacker Attempts to Poison Florida City’s Water Supply

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Florida Man Fridays aren’t a fixture on our blog for nothing. In recent news over the weekend, a hacker had gained access into the water treatment system of Oldsmar, Florida. The hacking event took place on Friday, February 5th. It was during this time an operator had noticed the system breach and observed the hacker gain access remotely.

FBI to Look Into Lindsay Buziak Case Thirteen Years Later

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Buziak, 24, was showing a home to an unknown couple on the evening of February 2, 2008, when she was stabbed to death in the upstairs bedroom. Saanich police have now announced that they are working with the RCMP and the FBI to take a new look into the case. The task force will be retesting crime scene evidence and reviewing digital evidence with new technology that was not available at the time of the murder.

Two FBI Agents Murdered While Conducting A Search Warrant

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Two FBI agents were killed Tuesday morning and three others were wounded while trying to serve a search warrant at a home in Sunrise, Florida, in a child pornography case. Two of the wounded agents were transported to the hospital and are in stable condition.

Serial Killers That Inspired Criminal Minds Episodes

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Many die hard Criminal Minds fans have noticed episodes depicting similarities with notorious real-life serial killers such as Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy and the Zodiac Killer, but they may not have noticed that the following episodes are based on real cases.

MMNster Book Chat: FBI Myths and Misconceptions

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I am a consumer of all things crime-related (I’m assuming you are as well if you’re reading this), and I especially love FBI related things. Shows like Mindhunter, Criminal Minds, or Waco, and podcasts like FBI Retired Case File Review, and Real Crime Profile, you name it, I’m enjoying it.  When the opportunity to read and review a book by Jerri Williams, retired FBI agent, crime novelist, and podcaster arose, I could not resist!