Aftermath Exposes the 5 Myths of Crime Scene Cleanup

Most consumers are not familiar with what crime scene cleanup entails. Popular culture closely associated the field with the highly technical and impersonal procedures that are popularized by primetime crime television shows. However,  there is more to crime scene cleanup than hi-tech resources and analysis. In fact, it is important to focus on the individuals […]

Biohazard Cleaning: Who is Responsible?

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Biohazard incidents take on many forms. From an accident in a busy grocery store to an unattended death in a small suburban home, one question inevitably arises: exactly who is responsible for the cleanup? It’s a sensitive topic, but part of dealing with death involves addressing the issue of cleanup. After the body is removed […]

Crime Scene Cleanup in Boston: A Case Study on Vehicle Remediation

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Although the bulk of their work is in structural biohazard remediation, Aftermath crews are frequently asked to clean up vehicular and mechanical contamination. Most commonly, the vehicles are fleet vehicles like semi -trailer trucks and rental cars, and public service vehicles such as buses or police squads. These vehicles are costly and sometimes hard to […]

More Than Just Crime Scene Cleanup – Victims Resources

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Next week (April 19-25th) is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. According to the Office of Justice Programs website, this year’s theme is Engaging Communities, Empowering Victims – and emphasizes the role of the entire community, individually and collectively, to support victims of crime and empower them to direct their own recovery. Each and every day, […]

Case Study: Aftermath Reviews Minneapolis Crime Scene Cleanup

Crime scene tape and biohazard protective glove.

A home invasion can destroy more than a family’s property and belongings; it also shatters the family’s sense of safety and security. In addition, incidents like these leave behind less visible biohazards, such as those presented by blood and other biological materials. Traditional cleaning is not always enough, and even the most minute trace of […]

Aftermath Reviews Why Forensic Technicians are Critical to Justice System

While technology may have changed drastically in the past decades, forensic analysis has been around for some time. These methods have allowed medical professionals and law enforcement a greater insight into what happens after death, which is essential for solving crimes and tracking down criminals. The following is a brief history of forensic science, as […]

Homicide Statistics Point to Poor Conditions In Many American Cities

Whether due to rampant poverty, drug abuse, or other factors, cities throughout the U.S. are plagued by exceedingly high homicide rates. According to violent crime statistics released by the FBI in 2013, a number of U.S. cities must contend with increasingly high levels of violence on a regular basis, including a large number of homicides. […]

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Peggy H. - Chicago, IL

"Deon and his team were not only responsive but flexible. I appreciate their sensitivity to the situation and showing the human side to this job. I would highly recommend them to anyone."

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Janet H. - Neosho Rapids, KS

"Aftermath team made a very hard event much easier. Without them, I do not know how I would have made it through this. Corry went above and beyond my expectations. She was much more than the lead and for that I am more than thankful."

Christopher R. - Tallahassee, FL

"My father passed away and was left unattended for a few days with His two dogs in the house. We called aftermath on a recommendation from the local police department. John and his team were so helpful, thoughtful and professional throughout this difficult process. They even helped us load my father’s Harley into our trailer because we didn’t have a ramp. John stood with us while his team worked and let us reminisce about our father with him. The team went through everything in the house and saved everything that they could for us. During this incredibly difficult time for us, they put our minds at ease knowing that they would take care of cleaning the house completely and thoroughly. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts, john and team. "

Jessica S. - Tennessee

"Aftermath was very professional and was able to accommodate the urgency in the situation. They explained the services and was able to relieve my worries as they dealt with the insurance company. Other companies were unable to take the job or handle the job with efficiency to get the ball moving. Since I was needing the job done in a small window of time."

Latoya G. - Sacramento, CA

"The services performed by Aftermath provided me with a tremendous amount of relief. I am incredibly thankful for the compassion shown by the Aftermath team. Good job!"

Dean Hunter N. - Oakland, CA

"Aftermath responded quickly to our request and stayed late into the night to finish the job. Tom and the awesome team explained all the stages and answered all our questions before, during, and after. In such a difficult and emotional time for the family and friends, the experience was a blessing and is truly appreciated."

John G. - Durham, NC

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