How Police and Scientists Solve Crimes


Larry Ragle
* Retired Director of Forensic Sciences for Orange County, California
* Author, Crime Scene (Avon, 2002)

Katherine Ramsland
* Professor of Forensic Psychology, DeSales Univeristy, Center Valley, Pennsylvania
* Author, The Forensic Science of C.S.I. (Boulevard, 2001)
* Writes about forensic science and psychology for Court TV's Crime Library

William Thompson
* Attorney
* Professor, Department of Criminology, Law and Society, University of California at Irvine

Larry Abramson
* NPR Correspondent

On TV, it's a glamous career that almost always results in catching the bad guy. In real life, collecting evidence and investigating crime scenes can be tedious, inconclusive and takes much longer than an hour. On Talk of the Nation, join guest host Lynn Neary for a look at how police and scientists REALLY solve crimes.

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