Murder, you wrote

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: Thomas Hargrove of Murder Accountability Project
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jun. 23 at 2:30pm
  • Location: Pinnacle Peak 2
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Learn how to investigate FBI computer files to look for serial killers in your town. Determine what kinds of killings go unsolved. Get the same training that homicide detectives receive from Thomas Hargrove, founder of the Murder Accountability Project.

Speaker Bios

  • Thomas Hargrove is a retired Washington, D.C., -based investigative journalist and White House correspondent. He founded the nonprofit Murder Accountability Project in 2015 to track unsolved homicides. While at Scripps Howard News Service, he developed an algorithm that uses FBI homicide data to identify clusters of murders with an elevated probability of containing serial killings. The algorithm detected an unrealized series of murders in Gary, Ind. @ThomasHargrove

Related Tipsheets

  • Murder Accountability Project
    The Murder Accountability Project is a nonprofit group based in Alexandria, Virginia, and operated by a Board of Directors that includes veteran homicide investigators, investigative journalists and homicide scholars. The project is intended to be a resource for police, journalists and families of murder victims who want to know more about unsolved murders in their communities. The project is provided free-of-charge and can be accessed at