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Notes From the Field: Expanding the Cold Case Team Beyond Law Enforcement

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Date Published
October 2019
2 pages

This NIJ "Notes from the Field" article discusses how law enforcement can benefit from diverse, non-law enforcement perspectives and participation in cold case investigations.


In this article from NIJ's "Notes from the Field" series, which allows leading voices in the field to share their strategies for responding to the most pressing issues on America's streets today, Sergeant Darrell Price of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (North Carolina) explains the benefits of having non-law enforcement personnel as part of an agency's cold case unit. In Sergeant Price's experience, people of different ages and perspectives bring unique insights into cold case investigations.

Date Published: October 1, 2019