Daily Archives: November 19, 2010

National Institute of Justice Awards More Than $259 Million to Enhance the Science of Crime and Justice

PR Newswire
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Department of Justice’s (DOJ) National Institute of Justice (NIJ) awarded more than $259 million in FY 2010 to build knowledge about crime and justice. NIJ is the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice, providing objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice at the state and local levels.

Natalee Holloway Update: Aruba Studying Dental Records, Says FBI


CBS Crimestopper
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (CBS/WIAT/AP) The dental records of missing American teen Natalee Holloway are being reviewed by Dutch authorities as they analyze a jawbone with a tooth in it that was found in Aruba last week, the FBI said Thursday.

Eyewitness identification needs revision


Tulsa World
With about 200 innocent people across the country convicted on the basis on mistaken eyewitness testimony, changes are happening in police departments to get better identifications, speakers said Thursday at an Oklahoma Bar Association conference