The New Detectives

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Upcoming episodes

May 19th
500a

A Federal Offense

When there’s a difficult case to crack – whether it involves drugs, arson, or weapons – the investigators and scientists of the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms have the means to crack it.
May 20th
500a

Flames of Justice

Arson fires are set for their own sake, or to cover a different crime, such as murder. Think fire consumes all vital clues? Think again. Arson investigators can glean important clues from scorched rubble and ignite the unquenchable flames of justice.
May 21st
500a

False Witness

When a murder is committed and deceit clouds the evidence, investigators turn to science and technology to uncover the truth and expose a murderous lie and capture the killer.
May 21st
600a

Trials of Evidence

In criminal investigations, a simple clue can provide the missing link by placing a suspect at a crime scene. Dirt left on shoes, tires or clothes, or even a tiny piece of plastic can pinpoint a crime scene. But it takes the keen eye of the forensic investigator to follow the trail of evidence that leads to the killer.
May 21st
700a

Missing

Approximately 1.8 million americans are reported missing each year. Some are runaways who find their way home, but others simply disappear. When foul play is suspected, investigators turn to forensics to find the missing.
May 21st
800a

In the Line of Fire

Bombers, snipers, spree killers: Some people don't care who they kill, they just want to hurt innocent people. These killers are the hardest to catch because they have no connection with their victims, who are just in the wrong place at the wrong time. But even random bloodshed leaves traces at the scene that can direct an investigation and stop the killer before he can strike again
May 22nd
400a

For the Love of Money

Every family has its secrets, and sometimes blood relations lead to bloodshed. When money is the motive, murder can rip at the very foundation of marriage and family. When murder becomes a family affair, investigators must turn to forensics to uncover a death in the family when the motive is for love or money
May 22nd
500a

Left at the Scene

The tiniest residue left at the scene can become a mark of distinction in the most singular and intimate of ways. Investigators have come to rely on forensic evidence as simple as a smudge on a piece of tape or a faint impression left in the dirt. Investigators must have their eyes trained to find the full story of a murder etched in clues left at the scene.
May 23rd
400a

Invisible Death

Poison is an almost invisible form of death, and toxicologists must look for hidden clues in blood and tissue to bring these murders to light.
May 23rd
500a

To Kill Again

Some people do get away with murder…at least for a while. Flush with their success, serial killers murder again and again. But each time they kill, they leave behind a few more clues, which ultimately lead to their capture.