Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Today in Crime History: Amerithrax Scare Begins

Sometime between September 19 and 25, 2001, an assistant to NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw handled a suspicious envelope addressed to Brokaw that contained a "sand-like" powdery substance, which turned out to be anthrax. Though she and 20 others survived exposure, five people died before the FBI investigation was complete.

Today in Crime History: 9/11 Terrorist Attack on the World Trade Center

Though many heroes were made the day of the September 11, 2001, terrorists attacks, the story of the Port Authority Police Department on is one of unrivaled bravery. The amazing men and women of the PAPD gave everything they had — 37 lives, more than any police department has ever lost in a single event.

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