Cronin Highlights Role of Digital Forensics in Modern Crime-Solving

MET Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Shea Cronin was interviewed by BU Today to discuss the roles online evidence and careless internet behavior have played in a number of recent police investigations into violent crime. Drawing from lessons student learn as part of the Master of Criminal Justice with concentration in Crime Analysis, as well as the Graduate Certificate in Crime Analysis, Dr. Cronin underscored how important it is for investigators to think holistically when assembling evidence and data. “One data source can lead to another, and when they’re integrated together, then there’s a big picture there, and maybe it’s greater than the sum of the parts,” he said.

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