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How Virtual Crime Scenes Work

Today, some police forces are using virtual reality technology to capture and recreate crime scenes digitally. They've discovered that, if used properly, virtual environments help the investigation process from its earliest stages all the way to a verdict.


Who were the September 11 hijackers?

 Who were the September 11 hijackers?

The events of September 11th, 2001, left many wondering who could have been responsible for the attacks. Find out who were the September 11th hijackers. See more »

How Human Trafficking Works

 How Human Trafficking Works

Why is so much money made from human trafficking? How did it start and how can it be stopped? Read about human trafficking at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Police Sketches Work

 How Police Sketches Work

Police sketches are a routine part of law enforcement investigations. Read more about police sketches at HowStuffWorks. See more »

What makes a killer?

 What makes a killer?

A killer is someone who finds it easy to take the life of someone else. Find out what makes a killer in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

How are terrorists tracked, and what does it cost?

 How are terrorists tracked, and what does it cost?

How are terrorists tracked by the FBI and other government agencies? Learn about tracking terrorists in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Notable Copycat Killers

 10 Notable Copycat Killers

These 10 notable copycat killers got their inspiration from a dubious source -- other murderers. Read about 10 copycat killers. See more »

Top 10 Public Enemies

 Top 10 Public Enemies

The top 10 public enemies range from infamous gangsters to serious criminals and worse. Read about the world's most dangerous public enemies. See more »

Public Enemy Pictures

 Public Enemy Pictures

The public enemies image gallery shows pictures of American gangsters and more. See pictures of public enemies like Capone, Dillinger, and Billy the Kid. See more »

Controlled Substance Pictures

 Controlled Substance Pictures

Controlled substance pictures showing you images different types of illegal drugs. Check out this controlled substance image gallery. See more »

How Bioterrorism Works

 How Bioterrorism Works

Bioterrorism is the purposeful release of bacteria, viruses or germs to cause injury or death. Learn about bioterrorism and the history of bioterrorism. See more »