Forensics4Real - Forensics expert John Paolucci; as seen on The ID Channel, A&E Network, N.Y. Times,
N.Y. Daily News, Crime Magazine, NBC News Radio, and Law Enforcement Today Magazine.




Timeline for a Body: 4 Hours in the Middle of a Ferguson Street
N.Y. Times
August 24, 2014
Interviewed by the New York Times and comments were published in an article titled "Timeline of a Body”. Commented on crime scene processing procedures in response to questions regarding the four (4) hour time frame where the body remained on the scene.



Resisting cops with impunity
N.Y. Daily News
August 23, 2014
This article provides an insider’s perspective as to the dangers of a perpetrator resisting arrest as well as the prosecutors’ reluctance to pursue charges for assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest..



Please Don't Call it "Stop and Frisk"
The Crime Report
December 16, 2013
In response to many questions about the controversial NYPD tactic that the media calls "Stop and Frisk", I wrote this article to enlighten readers as to what level of suspicion a police officer has to be at to deploy "Stop, Question and (possibly) frisk.



Why Morale Surged in Bratton's NYPD
New York Daily News
December 11, 2013
I wrote this analysis of the management style of former NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton in comparison to the management style of Ray Kelly, as Bratton relieves Kelly of his post for the second time, 20 years later.



New York City Housing Police: A Bygone Era Worth Talking About
Law Enforcement Today
November 29, 2013
A look into my career's beginning as a cop patrolling the housing projects of the South Bronx. This article shows the stark contrast between police management in the early '90s compared to today's more micro managed police department of 2013



Streamlining Inter-agency Communication
Law Enforcement Today
October 1, 2013
DNA analysis for crimes committed in New York City is not performed by the NYPD. The Office of Chief Medical Examiner Department of Forensic Biology is where DNA evidence is sent, analyzed and profiles are uploaded into the CODIS databases. This article describes how these two agencies and the District Attorneys' Offices, worked together to increase productivity and meet each others demands.



The Mechanics of Investigating a "Partial Match" DNA Hit
Crime Magazine
September 19, 2013
When CODIS databases recognize familial similarities between convicted offenders and DNA profiles collected at a crime scene, this is called a "Partial Match". The investigation of these leads requires sensitive handling of the offender information so as not to violate the offender's rights. This article describes how protocols were established to exploit these leads and aid investigations.



What if Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman Had Been Murdered in 2013?
Crime Magazine
October 28, 2013
An analysis of the handling and mishandling of the forensic evidence in the O.J. Simpson case and how modern technology and crime scene protocols could have changed the outcome of the trial.








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