aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

Can playing cards help solve cold cases?

Portland metro area jails will now stock special card decks in their commissaries. The cards that feature names and photos of victims with circumstances of their killings. They have been used successfully in other areas to solve cold cases.

“Each of the 52 cards will encourage inmates to call a toll-free tip line and promise a reward for valuable information. … "They have a lot of free time in jail, and they buy packs and packs and packs of these cards," said Paul Weatheroy, supervisor of the bureau's Cold Case Homicide Unit. "We're very excited about it."”

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