: Leonard G. Johns
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Approx. 1/3 of all homicides in the U.S. are not cleared within the year committed. The FBI¿s Nat. Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime (NCAVC) offers consultations on the invest. of cold case serial homicides, as well as other types of cases. The NCAVC provides behavioral-based investigative support by applying case experience, research, and training to complex and time-sensitive crimes typically involving acts or threats of violence. This support includes crime, threat, and critical incident analysis; invest. sugg.; profiles of unknown offenders; interview, prosecutive, and trial strategies; major case mgmt.; search warrant assist.; and expert testimony. This article describes how, with the NCAVC¿s assistance, a 20-year-old cold case homicide invest. was solved.