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9 of TV’s least-qualified crime-solvers: Jonathan Creek, Father Brown and more amateur sleuths

As seen in… Father Brown, Grantchester, Father Dowling Mysteries, Cadfael

Things being a priest / monk qualifies you to do: take confession, give sermons, perform funerals, baptise babies, officiate at weddings.

Things it does not qualify you to do: bring criminals to justice.

Nonetheless, TV writers are in the habit (geddit?) of casting men of the cloth as unconventional crime-solvers. There’s a mass of them.

Okay we’ll stop now.

5. Fake psychics

As seen in… Psych, The Mentalist

Because when the police’s years of training and experience fail them, their only option is to turn to a charismatic outsider who once used their powers of observation to pose as a psychic, but now uses these same abilities to solve crimes.

Ridiculous, right? But it served as the premiere for two different crime shows, which aired at the same time.

Read more at: http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/ustv/feature/a849564/tv-amateur-sleuths/

Virginia Beach Crime Solvers holds 36th annual awards ceremony

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Beach Crime Solvers on Friday held its 36th annual awards ceremony that honored four community members making a difference for the city by combating crime.

Award winners were: 

Commonwealth’s Attorney Prosecutor Award for exhibiting a great deal of ability and tenacity in the
investigation of a serious crime: Virginia Beach Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Katharine Aicher

Clyde D. Hathaway Memorial Award for using a Crime Solvers tip to solve a serious crime: Virginia
Beach Detective Jason Atwood

Charles R. Wall School Resource Officer Award for making a difference in their school and in the lives of
their students: Virginia Beach Master Police Officer Jeff Wroblewski, SRO for Princess Anne High School

Henry McDonald Award for contributions to the Crime Solvers organization: Virginia Beach Crime
Solvers Board member and Secretary Kathy Hieatt

Along with the award ceremony was a luncheon that included the installation of the 2018 officers of the Virginia Beach Crime

Read more at: http://wtkr.com/2018/01/21/virginia-beach-crime-solvers-holds-36th-annual-awards-ceremony/

Crime solvers – The Garden City Telegram

The Fleagle Gang robberies and the Clutter murder case have long brought national attention to Finney County and southwest Kansas, and as a result are deeply entrenched in local history.

While the stories of how these infamous crimes were committed never fail to capture the imagination and attention, the Finney County Historical Museum would like to shine a different light on these cases — by focusing on what law enforcement did to solve them.

Discussions on the exhibit started nearly two years ago, and after months of getting it put together, the museum is ready to open it’s “True Crime, Solving Notorious Cases from Finney County’s History” temporary exhibit.

“The exploits of the the Fleagle Gang, and also the Clutter murders are part of Finney County’s history. We initially were thinking that we’d do an exhibit primarily just on the Fleagle Gang, but as we got to

Read more at: http://www.gctelegram.com/news/20180121/crime-solvers

Crime solvers

The Fleagle Gang robberies and the Clutter murder case have long brought national attention to Finney County and southwest Kansas, and as a result are deeply entrenched in local history.

While the stories of how these infamous crimes were committed never fail to capture the imagination and attention, the Finney County Historical Museum would like to shine a different light on these cases — by focusing on what law enforcement did to solve them.

Discussions on the exhibit started nearly two years ago, and after months of getting it put together, the museum is ready to open it’s “True Crime, Solving Notorious Cases from Finney County’s History” temporary exhibit.

“The exploits of the the Fleagle Gang, and also the Clutter murders are part of Finney County’s history. We initially were thinking that we’d do an exhibit primarily just on the Fleagle Gang, but as we got to

Read more at: http://www.gctelegram.com/news/20180121/crime-solvers

Crime solvers – News – The Garden City Telegram – Garden City, KS

The Fleagle Gang robberies and the Clutter murder case have long brought national attention to Finney County and southwest Kansas, and as a result are deeply entrenched in local history.

While the stories of how these infamous crimes were committed never fail to capture the imagination and attention, the Finney County Historical Museum would like to shine a different light on these cases — by focusing on what law enforcement did to solve them.

Discussions on the exhibit started nearly two years ago, and after months of getting it put together, the museum is ready to open it’s “True Crime, Solving Notorious Cases from Finney County’s History” temporary exhibit.

“The exploits of the the Fleagle Gang, and also the Clutter murders are part of Finney County’s history. We initially were thinking that we’d do an exhibit primarily just on the Fleagle Gang, but as we got to

Read more at: http://www.gctelegram.com/news/20180121/crime-solvers