Media & Links

Framed by the Golden State Killer?

In-depth investigative series by Lilia Luciano (ABC 10 Sacramento)

Inside the Visalia Ransacker Investigation Pt. 1

A College of the Sequoias interview with Visalia Police Sergeant John Vaughan

Inside the Visalia Ransacker Investigation Pt. 2

A college of the Sequoias interview with 

author Tony Reid and Visalia Police Department Sergeant John Vaughan

Podcast Interviews

True Murder: The Most Shocking Killers


Police IQ Testing & Requirements

Jordan -v- City of New London, et. al. No. 99-9188, 2000 U.S. App. Second Circuit

“Court OKs Barring High IQs for Cops” ABC News September 08, 2000

“Peace Officer Psychological Screening Manual” California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), Originally published 2014; Updated 2022

Police Misconduct in Interrogations

“EXONERATIONS: Part IV – Misconduct in Interrogations – A Legal Gray Area” Posted by Vanguard Administrator, September 24, 2020

“Police Interrogations”  John Oliver/Last Week Tonight.

“Principles on Effective Interviewing for Investigations and Information Gathering” Washington College of Law, 2021

CII Articles (Criminal Identification and Investigation)

EFF Pressure Results in Increased Disclosure of Abuse of California’s Law Enforcement Databases;  Dave Maass, March 31, 2016

Telecommunications Training Guide, 1994; CalDOJ & POST

“How did this California police department hire so many officers with troubling pasts?”  UC Berkeley School of Journalism

Chavez in Tulare County

“More Followers of Chavez Seized—Hundreds Arrested on Coast in Dispute With Teamsters By Earl Caldwell” Special to The New York Times,  July 20, 1973

“The FBI's Secret File on César Chávez” Southern California Quarterly Vol. 78, No. 4 (WINTER 1996), pp. 347-384

Chavez v. Municipal Court, 256 Cal.App.2d 149, (Cal. Ct. App. 1967)

November 20, 1967

"Cold Case Files" - A&E

The Original Night Stalker Classic, Ep. S3/E5 Sep 02, 2003 

5 Cold Cases That Had Big Breaks in 2018, by Laura Barcella

Federal Bureau of Investigation

"Help Us Catch the East Area Rapist"

Microscopic Hair Comparison

“FBI Admits Pseudoscientific Hair Analysis Used in Hundreds of Cases” Smithsonian Magazine, Erin Blakemore, April 22, 2015

“Microscopic Hair Comparison Analysis” Overview, Controlling cases, and video links —Nat’l Assoc Criminal Defense Lawyers

Knife identification standards (WARNING—Graphic Content in Links)

“Quantification of forces required for stabbing with screwdrivers and other blunter instruments” April 2011, International Journal of Legal Medicine 126(1):43-53

“Forces generated in stabbing attacks: an evaluation of the utility of the mild, moderate and severe scale” Nolan, Hainsworth, Rutty; Int J Legal Med, September, 2017

Proper Conviction Integrity Review Standards

“Conviction Review Units: A National Perspective” John Holloway, Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law, 2016

“Conviction Integrity Unit Best Practices” Innocence Project, October 15, 2015

Forensic Boards

“Policies & Procedures” Texas Forensic Science Commission, Jan. 31, 2020

“Background: Texas Forensic Science Commission’s Work” Innocence Project, Nov. 9, 2009

“Framed By The Golden State Killer” (ABC-10 Sacramento)

This story links to all episodes of the series and provides a short overview of the evidence that links EPD Sgt. DeAngelo to the crime.

"In the Footsteps of a Killer" Los Angeles Magazine 

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