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Established New York 1997
Established New York 1997

Citizen Detectives and Crowdsolving

Amateur Detective n.
1. an individual who devotes his or her time and expertise to aid in the solving of crime, without compensation or expectation of reward.
2. Fictional Examples: Sherlock Holmes, Batman, Veronica Mars.
Crowdsolving n.
1. utilizing the eyes, ears, and expertise of individuals, both locally and across the globe via social media, to aid in the solving of crimes.

Crowdsolving Stories

  • FOUR BODIES, TWO BARRELS, ZERO ANSWERS
    Two giant barrels are found in the New Hampshire woods, each containing something more gruesome than the next.

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  • SOLVING THE MYSTERY OF CALEDONIA JANE DOE
    Police couldn’t figure out the identity of a teenage girl found shot dead in a cornfield for years.

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  • THE HARDY BOYS OF UTAH PART 1
    Two brothers determined to solve a five-year mystery find the criminal who shot a park ranger in Utah.

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  • THE HARDY BOYS OF UTAH PART 2
    Two brothers determined to solve a five-year mystery find the criminal who shot a park ranger in Utah.

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SOLVING THE MYSTERY OF CALEDONIA JANE DOE
Police couldn’t figure out the identity of a teenage girl found shot dead in a cornfield for years.

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FOUR BODIES, TWO BARRELS, ZERO ANSWERS
Two giant barrels are found in the New Hampshire woods, each containing something more gruesome than the next.

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Animal Instinct
ANIMAL INSTINCT: HOW CAT LOVING SLEUTHS FOUND AN ACCUSED KILLER SADIST
A shocking story of citizen detectives, a videotaped murder, animal torture and one very disturbed celebrity wannabe

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Crowdsourcing
HOW CROWDSOURCING CRACKED THE CASE OF A GAY BASHING ATTACK
Police couldn’t figure out the identity of a teenage girl found shot dead in a cornfield for years.

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THE HARDY BOYS OF UTAH PART 1
Two brothers determined to solve a five-year mystery find the criminal who shot a park ranger in Utah.

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THE HARDY BOYS OF UTAH PART 2
Two brothers determined to solve a five-year mystery find the criminal who shot a park ranger in Utah.

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Maura Murray
WILL THE INTERNET FIND MAURA MURRAY
The story of Maura Murray and the group of internet detectives who spend countless hours trying to discover if she ran away or was murdered in the mountains of New Hampshire.

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AMERICA’S MISSING PERSON’S CRISIS PART 1
When a loved one goes missing, family members contact local police, who create a case file.

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AMERICA’S MISSING PERSON’S CRISIS PART 2
When a loved one goes missing, family members contact local police, who create a case file.

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AMERICA’S MISSING PERSON’S CRISIS INFOGRAPHIC
When a loved one goes missing, family members contact local police, who create a case file.

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CITIZEN DICKS: SOLVING MURDERS WITH SOCIAL MEDIA, SXSW Panel

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