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University of Phoenix, Portland OR, Campus
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration June 3, 2000

Chemeketa Community College, Salem OR

Certificate in Management

San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA

Course of Study:Administration of Justice and Business
Certificate in Tax Procedures
General Education Courses


Expert Witness in more than 280 criminal cases (Municipal, State & Federal Courts)

Forensic Instructor for Oregon State Police Recruit School, Oregon State Police Forensic Academics, BPST Instructor, Guest Speaker Willamette University Law School

Latent Print and Crime Scene Examiner for Oregon State Police and Stockton Police Department

Certified as a Crime Scene Videographer, National Police Forensic Video Training

Certificate as a Crime Scene Analyst, International Association for Identification

Member of the Oregon State Police Latent Core Group 1996-1999

Member of the Oregon State Police Safety Committee 1996-1998

Oregon State Police Laboratory Safety Core Group Technical Leader 1996-1998

Certified ASCLD/LAB Inspector, Training Class January, 2000

ASCLD/LAB Inspector for the Texas Department of Public Safety February 2002

Fingerprint Pattern Recognition Certificate, Department of Justice

Basic Fingerprint Certificate, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Latent Fingerprint Comparison Certificate, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Latent Fingerprint Techniques, Department of Justice

Advanced Ridgeology Comparison Technique International Association for Identification, Pat Wertheim, Instructor

Analysis of Problem Latents, Forensic Identification Training Seminars, LLC, Pat Wertheim, Instructor

Demystifying Palm Prints, Ron Smith, Instructor

Basic Evidence Technician Certificate, La Mesa College

Advanced Evidence Technician Certificate, Criminal Justice

Hazardous Materials First Responder Course, Stockton Fire Department

Officer Involved Incident Protocol, Los Medanos

Blood Splatter Interpretation, Oregon State Police

Instructor Development Course, Board on Public Safety Standards and Training

Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) training.  Marion County Fire District No. 1

Past Member of the Pacific Northwest Division of the International Association for Identification

Management Certificate from the American Management Association

Safety and Health Management Workshop, Oregon OSHA

NEC AFIS 212 Course, Sacramento California

Associate member of the Oregon Association of Licensed Investigators

Oregon Association of Licensed Investigators 2002 Fall OALI Seminar


08/01/02 – Present, Forensic ConsultantPrivate Practice Firm
Forensic Laboratory Director, Oregon State Police (Division Name Available upon request)

11/15/98 – 07/30/2002, Managing the Salem Forensic Laboratory Latent Print Examiners, Question Document Examiners and Support Personnel

Prepared forensic laboratory budgets
Technical and Peer case reviews
Testified in court as an expert witness
Performed Duties of a Latent Print Examiner
Completed internal laboratory inspections of Oregon State Police Forensic Laboratories
Completed management audits of Oregon State Police Forensic Laboratories
Instructor for Oregon State Police Recruit Schools & Forensic Academics
Managed Salem Laboratory Case Load
Interacted with outside Law enforcement Agencies and various State and Federal Court personnel
Annual personnel evaluations

10/1/96 – 11/14/98 – Latent Print Examiner
Oregon State Police, Salem, Oregon

Processed major crime scenes for latent print evidence
Processed and evaluated submitted evidence
Compared latent prints to known inked prints
Prepared tracings of latent prints and entered latent prints into the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS)

04/01/86 – 09/30/96 – Field Evidence Technician
Stockton Police Department, Stockton, California
04/01/86 – 09/30/96

Collection and preservation of crime scene evidence in cases including but not limited to: child abuse, spousal abuse, burglary, robbery, rape, narcotics and homicide

Crime scene photography and videography under all lighting conditions

Processing of evidence utilizing laboratory techniques.

Computer generated crime scene sketches utilizing generic CAD system.

Locating and lifting of latent prints.

Latent print comparison and classification

Testified as an expert witness in criminal court cases.

Worked on approximately 14 thousand crime scenes

Videographer for the bomb squad

Junior Cadet Advisor

1967-1996 – Police Telecommunicator I (hire back)

Stockton Police Department, Stockton, California
Trained as a Police Telecommunicator
Answered 911 and other calls for service for the City of Stockton on a hire back basis since 1987.
Generated calls for service for dispatch

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