MOUNT VERNON — Detective shows on television are more popular than ever, showcasing a make-believe world where crimes are solved in 30 minutes, using rooms filled with computers spitting out instant answers to complicated scientific problems.



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One Response to “Many tools used to solve crimes”

  1. Paula Robinson

    Since there are so many tools available to law enforcement, why not utilize them and actually solve the many crimes that have been committed in Knox County over the years. There are several I know of that have gone unsolved and I know there are more that are never even put in the news for the public to know about. The few crimes we do hear about are in the news for a couple days, but never heard about again. If they are being solved, it needs to be put out there so the public knows the police have actually done something about it. Maybe Mt. Vernon (Knox County) needs to invest our tax money into hiring more detectives and fewer city patrol car police. There seems to be one around every corner you turn. How about spending the money to solve the really serious crimes?!

    P. Robinson