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We truly believe collective impact will uncover answers in cold cases—you can help!
More than 200,000 unsolved cases have gone cold since 1980, and murder clearance rates continue to drop. With equity for BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and other underserved victims not prioritized in the true crime community—together we
can do better.
Families Deserve Answers; Victims Deserve a Voice, and No One Should Be a Statistic.
On Valentine’s Day, an 8 year old leaves her home in the middle of the night; later spotted by a motorist getting into a late model green car, never to be seen again.
Use your insights, actions, and awareness to help uncover answers in the more than 200K cold cases of the missing and murdered.
Join a Community of Citizen Detectives
We believe that together we can make a difference, by combining publicly available information with the ever-growing wisdom of the crowd, to do something that matters and find the intersection of justice, peace, and closure for the families of the murdered and missing. Using our collective superpowers in research, data collection, and our diverse backgrounds, we can help uncover answers in the thousands of cold cases that need attention. You can use your unique perspective to help.
Latest Citizen Detective Resources
By far, the best tool a Citizen Detective has is the internet and all the publicly available data at your fingertips. From social media platforms to message boards to public archives, so much information exists that can be used to connect dots. The best place to start...
America’s most prolific serial killer is dead, but the victims of Samuel Little still need their names back. You can help. In the last days of 2020, at the age of 80, Samuel Little died while serving consecutive life sentences for the murder of three in California in...
What Cases Need To Be Uncovered
We believe that through collective impact, we can uncover information that might lead to the next big break
in a cold case. Help us build our
visualized case list.