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A varied selection of stories for you this month, looking at both historical crime and more modern forensic tales. Firstly, on 16 December 1897, actor... read more »
Happy Christmas! But while you’re eating your turkey (or nut roast, for those of us that way inclined) and opening your presents, do remember a warning... read more »
 The picture of Ephraim Jacob Feldman is no mugshot, but rather a posed, formal portrait. It shows Ephraim as a dapper, well dressed young man, an impression... read more »
Aberdeen's annual festival of crime writing, Granite Noir, takes place next February. I'm delighted to have been asked to contribute again and will be... read more »
An article I recently wrote for the British online magazine, New Politic, is now available online. The article, “The Criminal Origins of the United States... read more »
In the days leading up to Christmas in 1923, while many Coleford residents were sending festive cards to their families and friends, one local woman had... read more »
By Cassie Watson; posted 16 December 2021. Despite the now well-established academic interest in homicide, criminal justice historians have paid relatively... read more »
On this day in 1929, Frederick Abberline died. Abberline had joined the Metropolitan Police in January 1863, three days before his 20th birthday, and worked... read more »