RISS Centers Make a Difference Every Day
“The RISS Property and Recovery Tracking System (RISSProp) database is a valuable tool for investigators. Thank you for providing such a tremendous resource.”
—Sergeant Scott Gallerani
Plainville, Massachusetts, Police Department
“You provided us with analytical products in a manner that exceeded all expectations. As a result of your work, the visual evidence was overwhelming and helped play a direct role in the plea agreements. I can assure you that our agency will be reaching out to MOCIC in the future for similar investigations.”
—Detective Sean Edmondson
Arlington Heights, Illinois, Police Department
A case agent with the Yolo County, California, District Attorney’s Office contacted the WSIN analytical staff for assistance with a homicide case in which the defendant fatally stabbed the boyfriend of his estranged wife. The WSIN staff developed communication analysis charts and a PowerPoint presentation and testified in court regarding the WSIN analytical products. The defendant was convicted and received a sentence of 16 years to life in state prison.
The Maricopa County, Arizona, Attorney’s Office and the Phoenix, Arizona, Police Department contacted the RMIN analytical staff for assistance with enhancing a critical surveillance video as well as mapping a cell phone for one of three suspects involved in the shooting homicide of a 17 year old male. The RMIN staff mapped the suspect’s cell phone and provided a chronological timeline of communications between multiple suspects that proved critical to the success of the prosecution. The case went to trial against two suspects. The jury returned a guilty verdict against both defendants for first degree murder. According to the prosecutor, RMIN’s analysis and testimony were an important part of the case. Afterwards, the jury indicated that the phone evidence was critical to the convictions.