At a Latin club, a man dances the night away with a pretty woman, then watches her take to the floor with a younger guy. A witness claims to observe the older man gun down the younger man then speed away.
In a quiet Indianapolis suburb, two men are found fatally beaten in their bedrooms. Detective Bobby Flack is called to the scene and quickly learns that the victims had been harassed for being gay.
A late-night house party turns deadly when gunshots ring out and a nineteen year old man is found dead on the street. An off-duty fireman, who was driving home, witnessed the shooting.
Mother's Day morning. A 58 year-old man lies dead in an open field. Detectives Nate Sowa and Ray Diaz inspect the body and discover the victim's cell phone is missing.
Detectives Hank Veverka and Kathleen Carlin find the body of a 34 year-old male, shot to death behind an abandoned building.
Detectives Nate Sowa and Ray Diaz take on the investigation of a missing person case that may turn out to be a homicide. A witness reported seeing a 25-year-old male brutally beaten, and that same male has not been seen for days.
Detectives respond to a call of a stabbing at a convenience store on North Avenue. The victim is a young man lying in a pool of blood. The convenience store clerks say the suspect ran out of the store.
In the dead of night, Homicide Detectives, Thompson and Pence are called out to a bloody crime scene: a body, riddled with bullets, is found on a porch in a residential neighborhood.
On a hot summer day in Richmond, Detective Shane Waite is called to a local apartment complex where there is believed to be a dead body inside the trunk of a car.
Many fingerprints are almost impossible to extract when the surface they are on is not smooth. That's when investigators turn to Mikrosil.
Forensic Tools: Ground Disturbance Tracking DogSynopsis Jessica Klein and k9 Officer James Turner explain how they use ground disturbance tracking dogs to canvas crime scenes.
Rochester PD employs some of the most advanced technological tools available. If the surveillance cameras are RPD's eyes on the street, Shot Spotter is their ears. Microphones placed throughout the city allow police to recognize and record gunfire and keep a log of the time and location of the shots.
Often it's hard to determine where and how a crime occurred. Bullet Trajectory Rods are a tool used by police departments to follow the path of bullet from where it hits all the way back to the shooter.
Behind the scenes, in a homicide investigation is the Medical Examiner. Dr. Caroline Dignan, MD takes an in-depth look at an autopsy procedure, and explains how examination and theory will reveal a cause of death.
A team of anthropologists and coroners investigate bones found at a crime scene. Through analysis and identification, they are able to determine whether the remains found at the crime scene scientifically share the characteristics of human bone.
Specific procedure for extracting DNA from a swab
Jessica Klein gives us an in depth look at how Superglue can be a detectives best friend.
As a uniform officer, Ray Diaz's partner was shot by a drug dealer. The conduct of the homicide detectives during the ensuing investigation inspired him to become a detective himself.
In a Crime 360 video, Forensic Tools, Jessica Kline of Richmond Forensics explains that the Leica System freezes the crime scene in time by using a laser to record millions of data points that provide a 3D image of the crime scene.
This test shows us how it IDs drug substances and how the substances can be used to trace from suspect to victim, just like a fingerprint.
In a Crime 360 video, Forensic Tools, Detective Rashaan Wigfall collects DNA from a suspect's keys and explains how blood isn't the only way to collect DNA. Touch DNA, which comes from sweat, skin cells, or mucous, can identify a suspect too.
Crime 360 video: Dr. Curt Jones shows us how the S.E.M. can identify the smallest particle left at the scene of the crime.
With a state of the art control room monitoring over 50 cameras stationed throughout the city, Investigators are able to spot criminal activity on the streets. Each camera records continuously and can read the license plates of passing vehicles.
Detective Baynes talks about being a dectective.