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It was December 1943, and the Allies knew that if they could only open up a second front it would relieve the pressure on the Soviet Union in the east, and by combining that with the liberation of France it could greatly result in a weakened Ge…

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"Gun theft: The crime that keeps on giving  . . ." I just read an article in the Chicago Tribune that tracked the history of one of the nine guns stolen during the burglary of a Gun Shop in Wisconsin. The article reports that: “In littl…

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ATF’s National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN), is a national resource of evidence-led crime gun intelligence that helps law enforcement connect crimes, guns, and suspects within and across jurisdictions. It helps investigato…

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Who calls the “Cops” when shootings occur? The men and women of law enforcement often go above and beyond the call of duty and achieve the seemingly impossible. One thing they can’t do is respond to emergencies that they are unaw…

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Mike King gives us a peek into his latest book: She Knew No Fear: The True Story of Pioneer Jane McKetchnie Walton's Incredible Journey and Untimely Death. Many stories have been told of pioneer journeys to the West. This story is not unlike many, b…

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As to methods, there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods. The man who tries methods, ignoring principles, is sure to have trouble.” ~ Harringto…

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Pete and I are excited to be interviewing Mike King later today for our next episode of In the Chill of the Night. Mike leveraged his 40 years of investigative experience, to uncover the details surrounding Jane McKechnie’s untimely …

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Gunfire Detection Technology calls the cops when nobody else does Watch this TV news piece. It's about a man rushed to the hospital overnight following a shooting in Pittsburgh’s Homewood neighborhood. In this case, police said that ShotSpott…

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Please take some time and think about the victims, their families and all the men and women who served on September 11, 2001, and days after to search, secure, protect, defend, and re-build.  Here is a recent piece I shared with Motorola Solut…

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Seeking Justice, Resolution, and Peace: He was only three and he was just taken away A couple of weeks ago, I “blotted”, a mini-blog on “The Blotter” page of our RFfactor.com website entitled: If the evidence will not come t…

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