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Law Enforcement Using the Influence of Psychics to Help Solve Crime.
Have Psychics Solved Crimes?
There is controversy as to weather or not psychics can or have solved crimes. For decades since Jack The Ripper there have been recorded cases of psychics helping out with crimes and providing clues. Few instances have been successfully documented to show true evidence of a psychic solving a crime, only aiding law enforcement. Could it have anything to do with the police on their part not following through on a psychics lead simply because the officer didn't believe in the psychic? Maybe the officer or officers didn't see psychic ability as a concrete investigative tool. Some officers have said that the use of a psychic in their department made public, caused other psychics to write or call in with their own supposed leads. The information was investigated. Once investigated the tip was no good and time was wasted. Detectives are skeptical of psychics because some want money for their services. Others want nothing and want to remain anonymous.
While there's nothing wrong with making a living, why would a person with the supposed ability to find a missing person charge money to help solve a case? Detectives wanting to solve their case will generally use whatever lead they can follow. Some detectives may feel their job is threatened by a psychic. If a psychic can solve the crime, why are detectives needed? Bottom line is, if a person goes missing one would think people would want to take any true avenue to help find that person. Whatever efforts can be used to find missing persons is useful. There should be no competition in regards to finding missing people. Most police departments will accept information from a psychic, but will not contact one themselves to help solve a crime. If a psychic is used, very little or no credit goes to them and their information. Should it? They are behind the scenes, unofficial.
To most, spiritual communication is bogus, a hoax, a fraud. Here are four instances where psychics have helped out. Without naming names, one instance in the U.S where a paratrooper went missing from his apartment, a psychic, using a map, circled an area 2 city blocks wide and said the missing person would be there. When police investigated with search and rescue, they found the body. The psychic said she saw the missing person gasping for air before he died. When he was found there was nothing to indicate he was attacked and it was determined he had died of natural causes.
Another case in Sydney Australia in 1996, a psychic asked by the missing woman's friend to help find her, did so. The psychic used a plumb bob, grid map, and hair from the missing woman to tell the police where her body would be. By chance a trucker came across the missing woman before the police could look for her, and reported what he found. She was found less than two kilometers from where the psychic said she would be.
In 2001 in Australia a missing man was found by an Aboriginal psychic, a clairvoyant. Since police could not solve the case, the family of the missing person was told to contact a psychic for help, so they did. The family had asked the police to do a search based on the psychics findings and they declined to do so. The psychic took the family out herself and found the body exactly where she said he would be. Police conducted a DNA test and determined the body was that of the missing person.
In 2010 once again in Australia, a known psychic Aboriginal elder said she had a dream about a missing child. Police were currently investigating a missing child case regarding the child the psychic named. Police agreed to accompany the psychic to the area in her dream. When they did, instead of finding the child, they found a grown woman.
Research on psychic detectives has stated that credit is not always asked for by a supposed psychic. This seems to make this psychic person more credible. When credit, fame, or money are asked for, it seems the person claiming they are a psychic are a hoax, fraud, and a user of a families grief and a families want for closure. Both circumstances have a ring of truth to them. All in all, in a court of law, a psychics testimony is not admissible. There is nothing scientific as of yet, to prove with hard physical facts that proclaimed psychics have abilities. Since there are no solid facts the court cannot use the information. Could it be possible law enforcement knowing this, keeps a psychics assistance out of any reports simply because the report would not be admissible? No matter, missing people need to be found. These cases need closure. Families and detectives can become haunted by a case with no closure. If a psychic weather they are clairvoyant, use a plumb bob, tarot cards, have dreams, or possess any psychic ability at all can help solve a case, by all means investigate what they share. For those who are frauds, they will expose and embarrass themselves. Hopefully there will come a day when psychic ability will be proven, acknowledged, and become an accepted tool in law enforcement. Thank you for reading.
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