Catching a Serial Killer – & – Eye Witness Testimony: How Reliable Is It? – & – True Crime Blogs: Airdate 3/09/11
Tonight we dip once more into the true crime blogosphere as Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone speaks with Bonnie Kernene, from Bonnie’s Blog of Crime, to discuss some of the high profile cases everyone is buzzing about. She’s also talking with Jeannie McDonough, whose heroic story is told in the new book, Caught in the Act: A Courageous Family’s Fight to Save Their Daughter from a Serial Killer which was recently featured on CBS’s 48 Hours. Then she tackles the subject of the reliability of eye witness testimony and how it can be manipulated. She’s got nationally-known expert Jennifer Dysart to set the record straight on this and wait ’til you hear about the gorilla in the room that no one saw! You won’t believe this. Lastly, she’s got a great personal safety product to tell you about—the Storm Whistle, which is the loudest whistle in the world.
This show could save your life! Susan Bartelstone was assaulted by an ex-boyfriend when she was 19 and she became determined to learn how to protect herself. She’ll be talking about the top 10 things you can do to keep yourself safe and about how to head off catastrophic budget cuts to service for sexual assault and domestic violence survivors.