Massachusetts private investigators are working pro-bono to break open cold cases that the police have left for dead. As you would expect, the club of blue is not welcoming the help. The new effort launched by the Licensed Private Detectives Association of Massachusetts, matches victim’s families, whose cases have not been solved by the police, with PIs. The group is headed up by a former police chief, Thomas Shamshak.
“My vision is that the law enforcement community will recognize the benefits of having seasoned investigators taking a look at these cases,” said Shamshak, who has worked on cases here and in Ireland. “I know as a former police chief I would have welcomed it.” Read the article