It’s OK to Call ‘True Detective’ Season 3 Pretentious
The new HBO season is trying hard to hang onto former glory at the risk of sacrificing substance.
Cops Got a Drug Dealer’s Fingerprints From Photos of His Hand on WhatsApp
Yet another reason to forgo taking pictures when you break the law.
NYPD Union Lifts Boycott of Dunkin Donuts After Chain Apologizes
New York City cops can now enjoy their French crullers and butter pecan swirl cuppas once more.
'Snake 'N' Bacon in Tough Day at the Office,' Today's Comic by Michael Kupperman
The chief's odd behavior seems to be a mystery that a snake and a piece of bacon just can't crack.
A 'Psychic Detective' Tells Us How He Solves Murders
Troy Griffin claims he's worked on more than 100 missing persons cases.
Facebook’s DNA Detectives Are Helping Adoptees Find Their Birth Parents
The group has over 24,000 members. Many are looking for answers.
Tears Flow Over the Suspicious Death of 12-Year-Old Tiahleigh Palmer
On Saturday, Queensland police announced that a decomposed body had been identified as Tiahleigh. Sunday night saw 400 people attend her vigil.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Florida Man Complains the Cops Stole His 91 Weed Plants, Gets Arrested for Growing 91 Weed Plants
A few days later, the same guy called police to let them know he'd gotten in a fight with a neighbor down the street.
VICE vs Video games
Building a Mystery: Gaming's Crime Investigation Mechanics and the Beauty of Being Unsatisfied
What satisfaction do you really get from being the Batman, when his gadgets do all the detective work?
Mystery Mobile: There Is an App for Ordering Detectives On-Demand
How to dig up dirt in the year 2015.
Neither Big nor Easy
The Last Good Cop Gets Blood on His Hands
I spoke to Hoffacker about how his intense day job influences his art, his struggle to be a good cop in a city not famous for good cops, and what it’s been like living through America’s recent Ferguson-inspired love affair with hating the police.
Michael Patrick Welch
The Ransom of Samantha
The detective who showed up at 5 AM was not much older-looking than Samantha's friends. (Not that Samantha ever hung out with clean-cut guys like this. Why should she when there were still heroin addicts in bands who needed a doormat?)