The New Detectives

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Upcoming episodes

Apr 23rd
600a

A Taste of Poison

Poisoners are the most devious of killers, relying on stealth or their victim’s trust in order to steal their lives. They’re the most dangerous creatures in the world: Smart assassins. And they usually don’t stop at one kill.
Apr 23rd
300p

Written in Bone

At the scene of a murder, sometimes the victim provides the only clues to their killer. Forensic anthropologists use skeletal remains to decipher the clues written in the bones.
Apr 24th
600a

Grave Discoveries

Some cases simply can’t be solved with current technology or with the evidence at hand. But that doesn’t mean they’ll remain unsolved forever. Over time, a witness may be ready to talk, a new dna technique might offer more precision, an overlooked clue might be discovered. Forensic scientists reevaluate unsolved crimes and apply new methods to solving them.
Apr 24th
300p

Cold Blooded

Time of death is an important consideration in a murder investigation, but when a killer freezes, burns, or grinds his victim, even the most skilled medical examiner would be at a loss about how to calculate it. Forensics has its own techniques to foil a killer's plans to halt an investigation.
Apr 25th
600a

Texas Rangers

Formed in the 1830s to protect settlers against indian attack, the rangers became part of the texas highway patrol in 1935. Their role has continued to evolve to keep up with changing times; today it includes sophisticated forensics labs.
Apr 25th
300p

Fatal Error

Accidental deaths, suicides, disappearances, and fires; they're an everyday part of an insurance investigator's life. But cases shouldn't be taken at face value. Forensics has become a tool for exposing insurance fraud.
Apr 26th
600a

Bad Medicine

Drug trafficking has spawned a violent and deadly criminal underground. It’s providing a challenge to forensic investigators devoted to cracking drug rings.
Apr 26th
300p

Dead in the Water

Drowning deaths often look like accidents and water can destroy the scant clues the killer may have left behind. Investigators must turn to forensic science to solve cases where the victim is found dead in the water.
Apr 27th
600a

Unlikely Sources

Some of the best clues come from the least likely places. Baffling crimes have been solved and criminals betrayed through evidence provided by insects, beer bottles, and other seemingly meaningless objects.
Apr 27th
700a

True Crime

They know as much about crime as any crime fighter, or any criminal. They’re the crime writers, and through their eyes we see murder most foul. Combining perspectives of law enforcement, felons, and journalism, crime writers provide us with as near a first-person account as possible.