In the last two months, the Chicago Police officers have been killed in the line of duty, seemingly contradicting Superintendent Jody Weis’ claim that crime in Chicago is down. Weis is right–based on the statistics; July 2009 recorded 57 homicides in the city, while the same period is 2010 marked 43. July averages 57.2 homicides […]
A week after his trip to De Kalb County, Myers was sitting inside a barely furnished apartment at 64th
and King Drive. He had been hired by attorney David Cherney (who in turn had been hired by Eskridge’s
mother) to investigate the circumstances surrounding Eskridge’s death. Cherney wanted to find out whether there were grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit against the Chicago Police Department. As part
of his investigation, Myers was taking Wade’s statement.
This post started out about cell phones. However, when I read a post on BB Geeks regarding social media, I had to make a stand. BB Geeks pan social media privacy, and then question if this means it’s okay to conduct covert surveillance on our spouses, and kids. The answer is easy: you’d be guilty […]
An LA County sheriff’s detective is being investigated for having an affair with the wife of a man he helped investigate, and tried to prosecute. Allegedly, the woman’s complaint was that her husband, Alberto Gutierrez, threatened her. The tables were turned, however, when the LA County Sheriff opened an internal investigation into Detective Phillip Solano […]
Unknown to most, private investigators have tough jobs. Television shows, like Magnum PI, depict investigators as having glorious jobs that include exotic travel, crimes that end in conveniently in an hour, and attractive men and women who get to don the latest fashions. Unfortunately, most private detectives will tell you that investigative work is often long, […]