About

Criminal Investigation and Cold Case Expert

Author, Speaker, International Police Trainer and Blogger


Joseph L. Giacalone is a retired NYPD Detective Sergeant who held many prestigious positions during his more than 20 year career. Most of his career was dedicated to conducting and supervising major criminal investigations. Joe was the Executive Officer of the 110th Precinct Detective Squad in Queens and the Commanding Officer of the Bronx Cold Case Squad. He was responsible for managing thousands of cold case homicides and missing persons cases. While working, Joe found the time to obtain a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice with a Specialty in Crime and Deviance from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2005.

Some of the positions that Joe held while working with the NYPD:
  • Commanding Officer, Bronx Cold Case Squad
  • Commanding Officer, Crime Stoppers Unit
  • Executive Officer, Detective Bureau Training Unit
  • Director, NYPD Homicide School
  • Executive Officer, 110th Precinct Detective Squad

Currently, Joe is an Adjunct Professor at John Jay College and the author of The Criminal Investigative Function: A Guide for New Investigators - 2nd Edition, published by Looseleaf Law, Inc. His book has been adopted by the New Jersey Civil Service Commission as required reading for police promotional examinations.

Joe is often cited in the media for his unique perspective on matters related to criminal investigation and cold cases. He has consulted and trained law enforcement officers from all over the United States and the world and has recently returned from a training mission to Jordan.

Joe is the recipient of the NYPD Medal for Valor.

For more information or to contact Joe:

Phone: 516-557-9591

Email: joe@joegwrites.com / coldcasesquad@gmail.com
Author page: http://www.joegwrites.com
Twitter: @JoeGiacalone / @ColdCaseSquad
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