2019 06 19 19 00
Did Speed Kill
It's 3 o'clock in the morning when rising soccer star Mathew Maher rear ends a minivan on New Jersey's Atlantic City Expressway. The struck vehicle swerves into the guard rail and its 55 year old driver is killed. Maher says that he was driving the speed limit and the minivan was travelling so slowly he could not avoid it. Without any witnesses police don't know what to believe until Gerrit Nieuwenhuizen, crash expert, steps in to read the scene. What will smashed fenders, broken glass, and skid marks tell him about speed, impact, and death?
2019 06 19 20 00
Connect the Crime Dots
A woman is ambushed in front of her home, shot at close range while she sits in her car talking on her cell phone. Just before the shots, the victim screams there he is! No name, but police think they know who did it. Now ballistics expert Kurt Tempinski must connect the dots, matching bullets to gun and gun to suspect. If he can't do it, a murderer will go free.
2019 06 26 19 00
16 year-old Brittney Gregory disappears from her father's house with no sign of foul play. Family friend Jack Fuller brags of burying a girl "in the middle of nowhere," and two weeks of searching threaten to prove his boast true. Worst of all, Fuller refuses to elaborate on his statements, and the search for Brittney's body is looking more and more futile. Enter canine handlers Joe Nick and Bryan Trexler. With the help of their trusted hounds, they must take over where all others have failed.
2019 06 26 20 00
A blood stain, missing money, and a confession. But where is the body? Equipment salesman Michael Marques is murdered in his own driveway. His neighbor Jason Curley confesses that he and a relative murdered him for money and dumped his body miles away at a construction site. Even with a confession, without the body the police have no case. So it goes to the cadaver dogs, a K-9 unit that sniffs out the evidence.
2019 07 03 19 00
Cut and Print
A man is murdered, brutally stabbed with a steak knife. The victim's neck, chest, and legs have been slashed. The crime scene is flooded in blood. When Sgt. Ivan Mendez is called in to collect evidence it seems there is no hope of finding the killer's fingerprints. And without a print, even if a suspect is found there might not be a conviction. Follow a seasoned forensic evidence collector on a bloody trail in search of a killer's prints.
2019 07 03 20 00
Right Stuff , The
At an unprepossessing house in Poughkeepsie, a serial killer stores eight dead bodies, grisly victims of cruel and sadistic murders. Now, after nearly a decade stuffed in crawl spaces, wheelbarrows, and buckets, the dead bodies are unearthed in an attempt to bring the killer to justice. What does it take to be a Forensic Investigator- the law enforcement official who collects the evidence to be used in court to convict the killer? For Senior Investigator Tom Martin it takes tenacity, an iron will, and a strong stomach. Follow him through a veritable house of horrors as he documents human remains so that his work can convict a killer, and give closure to the eight families of his different victims.
2019 07 10 19 00
Forensic serologist Gordon Calvert extracts evidence from spit, blood, and hair. Sometimes crime scenes contain enough evidence for a straightforward determination. Others are a puzzle. When an 82-year-old woman is brutally murdered in her home, all Calvert has is a small bit of blood and thousands of hairs as evidence. After a year of literally splitting hairs, he isolates one that will lead to the killer.
2019 07 10 20 00
Art of Sleuthing , The
Shots are fired in a suburban shop. A robbery turns deadly. And while the criminal tries to hide the evidence, high-tech crime fighting equipment goes into action. "Shot Spotter" alerts investigators who arrive at the scene before the evidence trail can go cold. Crime Scene Investigation Units see it all. And Tim Hodges oversees it all. This is real life CSI; follow one of America's top investigators as high-tech crime fighting equipment, state of the art computer work and old fashioned sleuthing come together to solve a murder.
2019 07 17 19 00
DNA: It's Not What You Think
A shocking claim: a young boy, it would seem, has been sexually abused. Or has he? Underwear with his father's semen on it is found at the scene of the crime. But what does it really mean? DNA evidence, used to convict the guilty and exonerate the innocent, has become one of law enforcement's most powerful tools, the center of major trials, and a beacon of hope for both guilty and innocent. But is it infallible? Dr. Lawrence Kobilinsky, one of the world's foremost experts in forensic science, walks viewers through the delicate business of finding and analyzing DNA evidence. The truth about DNA isn't always what we think.
2019 07 17 20 00
Meet Rocye D. Wilson, known to his colleagues as "Rayce." As the Director of Forensic Services for the Hillsborough County Sheriff's office he is knee deep in every homicide scene in Tampa, Florida. When a decomposing skeleton is found near bullets on a hiking trail, all he and his team have to go on are a few discarded beer cans and a shoe print. As they search the scene for evidence, how will they determine what was left by the criminal and what may have been left by innocent hikers?