White Collar Crimes Explained

When ‘crime’ is casually discussed, the standard assumption is illegalities such as robbery, assault, or homicide. If asked to describe a criminal, one would typically explain a shady character walking around late at night, wearing dark clothes and a ski mask about to rob a home. People don’t associate criminal activity with shirts and ties, […]

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Funniest Fictional Cops

On-screen depictions of incompetent police officers have enjoyed rampant popularity in modern culture. The hilarity that ensues from an inability to fulfill law enforcement obligations generates uniquely comedic situations. Bumbling authorities in uniform have become a prevalent trope in current entertainment mediums; however it takes a special cop to transform ineptitude into the masterful art […]

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Catching Criminals Using Forensic Evidence

This post answers the following questions 1) What are the three pieces of evidence to look? 2) Why clothing fibres are useful tool used by criminal investigators? 3) How to catch criminals using forensic evidence? 4) What is the role of the forensic computer technician? 5) What will prove that the person was at the […]

Are You Facing a Criminal Charge Due to a False Accusation?

Falsely accused of a crime can easily happen to anyone. Unfortunately, a lot of people are accused of crimes they have not committed. If you are facing a criminal charge due to false accusations, proving your innocence can cost you. Not only will it cost you money for legal assistance, but it can also cost […]

Finding Criminal Defence Lawyers

Individuals who have been charged with a crime need an experienced, professional criminal defence lawyer in order to ensure that their rights are fully represented. Only a professional attorney knows how the criminal justice system operates well enough to handle criminal cases effectively. Similar to how doctors specialize in different areas of the medical profession, […]

3 Things That TV Crime Shows Get Wrong About Background Checks

Crime investigation shows on television always seem to carry out background checks on what can seem like everyone. Every suspect in a case receives a background check and most of the time all the witnesses receive a background check as well. However television programmes are not a perfect reflection of reality and sometimes they get […]

How to Best Mitigate DUI Charges

Effective DUI Defense Includes Arguments for Mitigation. In every DUI case, the stakes are far too high for you simply to plead guilty and deal with the consequences. A DUI conviction will haunt you for at least a decade, raising your insurance rates, limiting your employment opportunities and damaging your public reputation. Retain an experienced […]

How To Get Bail Reduced

Sometimes when a person is arrested and a bail is set, that person can ask for a reduction in the amount for bail. Granting bail is an action taken by the judge at the court appearance under certain conditions. There is no guarantee that one will be given. This action allows the individual to pay […]

How To Choose a Quality Criminal Defense Attorney

If you are facing any type of criminal charge, it is essential that you hire a criminal defense attorney to represent your case. An attorney be able to guide you through the legal process, as well as be able to advise you on how to approach certain aspects of the situation. For example, talking to […]

Factors That Could Make Your Bail Hearing Tougher

No one wants to face a tough judge and a critical jury. But even though people strictly follow laws and regulations, some events could lead them to do criminal acts. A wife who finds her husband with a mistress could commit murder because of blind rage. A mother could seriously injure a person who planned […]

What You Need To Know About DUI Penalties

If you or someone close to you has ever been arrested for drunk driving, then you probably know that DUI penalties depend on many factors. While criminal procedures and DUI penalties may vary from state to state, there are some penalties which are common to almost every state. What Constitutes a DUI Charge? It is […]

5 Common Mistakes People Make after Getting a DUI

If you have had a fun night out, but are quickly faced with the sobering reality of flashing lights in your rearview mirror, you may be scared you are at risk for receiving a ticket for driving under the influence. Even if you only had a few drinks and feel safe to drive, a police […]

Steps to Take When Charged With a Criminal Offense

The American legal system has certain protections in place for people charged with criminal acts. These protections are meant to ensure that the government does their job honestly and that justice is served. Unfortunately many people find themselves on the wrong side of the law at some point in their lives. Being charged with a […]

6 Things to Remember When You Get Pulled over or Arrested by the Police

So, you’re driving along, minding your own business, when you suddenly notice a police car tailing your vehicle. Later on, you take a look at your rear view mirror and the police car flashes its lights. The officer then pulls you over, steps down from his car and proceeds towards your vehicle. This situation can […]

Understanding and Identifying Shoplifters

Shoplifting is a crime. This article offers more information regarding shoplifting, as well as a few tips on how to spot a shoplifter.

10 Ways to Cover Up a Murder

This guest post is for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. We feature this material to help people become aware of how criminals hide their tracks. Modify your behavior so you don’t become an easy victim. In no way, shape, or form does Step By Step Directions condone illegal activity! Every wonder why certain murders never get solved? […]