crime analysis

Crimson crime-scene solver: Karen Green

By Linda Weiford, WSU News PUYALLUP, Wash. – The “blood” that Karen Green flung from her gloved hand fanned out in droplets on the wall in front of her. The size, shape and location of blood spatter can reveal a lot about how a violent crime is carried out, she told a CBS correspondent during […]

Identifying risk factors for corporate financial fraud

By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – In the wake of the global financial crisis, Jennifer Schwartz, a Washington State University associate professor of sociology and expert in crime trends, has secured a grant for more than a half-million dollars to study the risk factors for corporate financial fraud.