NEWS & PUBLICATIONS


The Vidocq Society in the News

New York Times: The Heirs of Holmes, Hot on the Trail; Sleuths in Armchairs Pursue Crimes Baffling the Authorities
https://www.nytimes.com/1997/12/02/nyregion/heirs-holmes-hot-trail-sleuths-armchairs-pursue-crimes-baffling-authorities.html

ABC News 20/20: Cold Case Squad: Modern-Day ‘Sherlock Holmes’ Team Takes on Oregon Slaying
https://abcnews.go.com/2020/leah-freeman-oregon-teen-murder-vidocq-society/story?id=11374958

ABC News 20/20: Murder Mystery Plagues Oregon Town (first aired October 15, 2010)
https://abcnews.go.com/2020/video/murder-mystery-plagues-oregon-town-11896644

Esquire – The Secret World of Earth’s Best Detectives
https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/news/a8211/vidocq-society-members-081010/

Paris Match: Les détectives de la dernière chance (in French)
https://www.parismatch.com/Actu/Societe/Les-detectives-de-la-derniere-chance-155697

SJ Magazine: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes
https://sjmagazine.net/june-2016/vidocq-society

Telegraph (UK): The Vidocq Society: Murder on the Menu
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/3489805/The-Vidocq-Society-Murder-on-the-menu.html

National Public Radio (NPR): Fresh Air – The Vidocq Society: Solving Murders Over Lunch
https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129032377

The Guardian: Vidocq Society – the murder club
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2011/mar/03/vidocq-society-cold-case-murderss

WHYY (PBS): Cold case investigators behind Philly’s Vidocq Society are in high demand
https://whyy.org/articles/cold-case-investigators-behind-phillys-vidocq-society-are-in-high-demand/

Books by and about The Society and its members

The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes Gather to Solve the World’s Most Perplexing Cold Cases

By: Michael Capuzzo

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Susquehanna Road: How Rem Bristow, Bill Kelly, and a Myriad Group of Philadelphia Investigators Solved the Cold Case of the Boy in the Box Paperback

By: William Kelly, VSM

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A Manual of Private Investigation Techniques: Developing Sophisticated Investigative and Business Skills to Meet Modern Challenges

By: William F. Blake, with contributions by David L. Ziegler, CFE, VSM, and Lt. Col. James Carino, VSM

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Effective Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques, Third Ed.

By: Nathan J. Gordon, VSM, and William L. Fleisher, VSM

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I Have Lived in the Monster: Inside the Minds of the World’s Most Notorious Serial Killers

By: Robert K. Ressler, VSM, and Tom Shachtman

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Good Hunting: An American Spymaster’s Story

By: former Deputy Director Operations, CIA, Jack Devine, VSM, and Vernon Loeb

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