More About the Author
Joseph L. Giacalone is a retired Detective Sergeant with an extensive background in criminal investigations. He has held many prestigious positions, but his favorite was the Commanding Officer of a Cold Case Homicide Squad. Joe has personally worked on hundreds of murders, suicides and missing person cases throughout his career and is always willing to share his knowledge and experiences with others. He is a highly decorated member of the force, including the recipient of the Department Medal of Valor.
Joe has appeared on several media outlets as a police and investigations expert. He recently returned from the Middle East on a law enforcement training mission on Gender Based Violence.
Joseph L. Giacalone obtained a Master of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice with a Specialty in Crime and Deviance from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2005. He has been an Adjunct Professor at John Jay since January of 2006.
In his spare time, he writes his own criminal investigation Blog, http://www.ColdCaseSquad.com.
You can follow Joe and the Cold Case Squad Blog on Twitter: @ColdCaseSquad and @JoeGiacalone or through his website http://www.JoeGiacalone.net