All posts tagged: Cold Case Investigative Research Institute

Shattered Lives Radio, Donna R. Gore, LadyJustice

Shattered Lives: Dr. Cindy Hatfield Inside the Mind of Criminals

Shattered Lives Radio host, Donna R. Gore, continues interviews with experts who work with the Cold Case Investigative Research Institute (CCIRI). She welcomes renown criminal profiler, Dr. Cindy Hatfield to talk about what goes on in the mind of a criminal. Using her expertise and knowledge, Hatfield has consulted on several high-profile crimes and is able to is able to analyze a crime scene and give a detailed description of the criminal’s probable behaviors, habits, appearance, psychological make up,  and if they are a danger to others or themselves. Not only has Dr. Hatfield worked with investigators on high-profile crimes, but she has worked with federal corrections, undercover, with juvenile gangs, and of course, with CCIRI Executive Director, Sheryl McCollum and her students offering her expert opinion on cold cases. Tune in for the conversation about crime, profiling, and the upcoming “From the Scene of the Crime” teaching tour with experts and students affiliated with CCIRI. Shattered Lives: Dr. Cindy Hatfield Inside the Mind of Criminals

CCIRI national teaching tour, From the Scene of the Crime

Shattered Lives: Attorney Holly Hughes and Sheryl McCollum, “From the Scene of the Crime”

Preparing to travel across America for the first national “From the Scene of the Crime” teaching tour, Cold Case Investigative Research Institute (CCIRI) will be visiting several actual crime scenes with experts and students. One of the experts who works closely with CCIRI founder, Sheryl McCollum, Attorney Holly Hughes, joins the show to talk about the upcoming tour and give listeners information about the stops and what is expected along the way. Holly Hughes served as a Senior Assistant District Attorney with the Fulton County District Attorney’s office in Atlanta, GA where she prosecuted high-profile cases, and currently is in private practice in Atlanta. She’s a well-known fixture on HLN and CNN appearing with Nancy Grace, Don Lemon, and other news networks as a legal analyst. Hughes uses her legal expertise as a teaching tool for students involved in the ever-expanding network of volunteers at CCIRI and was an instructor at the recent CUE Center for Missing Persons national conference. Cold Case Investigative Research Institute is a partnership of several public, private and for-profit universities that gives students …

Sheryl McCollum, Cold Case Investigative Research Institute, Shattered Lives

Shattered Lives: Sheryl McCollum Returns!

    Appearing on Shattered Lives Radio in October, 2014, Sheryl McCollum shared information about the levels of expertise used when students investigate cold cases under her direction. Colleges across the country combine to utilize the talents of experts in all fields of investigative research to shed new light on cases which have not been active.  Sheryl indicated several new things were coming down the pipeline that she could not talk about at the time. NOW is the time and she will be making some breaking announcements on this week’s Shattered Lives Radio. Combining the forces of law enforcement, well-known forensic experts, and college students the Cold Case Investigative Research Institute (CCIRI) has investigated several high-profile crimes including Natalee Holloway, Chanda Levy, The Boston Strangler, and Tupac Shakur. Founded by Sheryl McCollum 10 years ago, the CCIRI is a partnership that brings together researchers, practitioners, and the criminal justice community to develop new capabilities and work collectively to advance research, training and techniques in solving cold cases. The objectives of CCIRI are to provide the means, resources and guidance for …

Director of Cold Case Investigative Research Institute, Sheryl McCollum on Time’s Up with Susan Murphy Milano

The Susan Murphy Milano Show, “Time’s Up!” Thursdays at 2pm ET Listen LIVE at: Here Women Talk Sheryl McCollum is seen frequently on the major news networks CNN and HLN giving her expert analysis of high-profile crimes making headlines.  Sheryl and Susan will be discussing the events surrounding the case of missing mother, Susan Cox Powell, whose case was catapulted back into the headlines when her husband, Josh Powell, recently blew up his house with himself and Susan’s two small boys inside. Susan Cox Powell went missing on a cold night in December, 2009 and is still missing and presumed murdered. They will also talk about other cases of intimate partner violence and homicide such as missing mother from Orlando, FL, Michelle Parker and others whose cases have gone cold. As the Director of Cold Case Investigative Research Institute, Sheryl McCollum and her student team have investigated several high-profile cases such as Natalee Holloway, Tupac Shakur, and The Boston Strangler.  They also worked on the 2001 murder case of Chandra Levy in Washington, DC and received a visit …