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Episode 142: Tom McAndrew – Cold Cases and Investigative Genetic Genealogy

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Episode 142: Tom McAndrew – Cold Cases and Investigative Genetic Genealogy

Today my guest is Retired Homicide Detective Tom McAndrew What we discuss with Tom: How and why he got into law enforcement Pursuing his education while working in law enforcement His…
January 9, 2023

Episode 142: Tom McAndrew – Cold Cases and Investigative Genetic Genealogy

Today my guest is Retired Homicide Detective Tom McAndrew

What we discuss with Tom:

  • How and why he got into law enforcement
  • Pursuing his education while working in law enforcement
  • His involvement in the Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Investigation Assessment Unit
  • Investigative Genetic Genealogy and how it is used in cold cases
  • The initiative he started in Pennsylvania to locate and identify unidentified decedents
  • How he got involved with the Vidocq Society
  • Some examples of cold cases that he helped to solve
  • His thoughts on the most important advancements in forensic investigations throughout his career

Links for this episode:

Health Podcast Network

 LabVine Learning

The ConfLab from LabVine

Dress A Med scrubs

 

Pennsylvania State Police

Vidocq Society

Investigative Genetic Genealogy

Innovative Forensic Investigations

Beth Doe Case

Boy In The Box Case

 

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