Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Do you recognize these people? Photographs found in serial killer Rodney Alcala’s storage unit

In 1979, police in Seattle discovered a storage locker belonging to serial killer Rodney Alcala. Inside were over 100 photographs of women and children taken by Alcala. Police have released the photographs in hopes that the public can help identify the persons pictured. If you recognize someone in these photographs, call Huntington Beach police detective Patrick Ellis at 714-375-5066 or email

We Love this Artist’s Photos of Tiny Crime Scenes

Corinne May Botz is a New York City artist who has photographed a collection of miniature crime scenes used to train police detectives. They’re haunting and awesome.

Call for Submissions! What is Your City’s Most Notorious Crime Scene?

Do you live near a famous jail, a haunted hospital or the scene of a historic murder? Tell us about it! Send us a photo of the place and a brief description of why it’s significant, and we’ll feature it on our website.

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