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.
A new look into the case of 23-year-old Alonzo Brooks, who died suspiciously after attending a party in rural Kansas, has revealed that his death was in fact a homicide.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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!