Below is a list of interviews from 2022. Join me every Thursday at 2pm Eastern for live interviews streamed on YouTube.
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Episode 71 | Andro Vos | Oct 6, 2022
Andro Vos spent 15 years at The Netherlands Forensic Institute as the Program Director, Policy advisor to the National Prosecutor office, and the Ministry of Justice and Security. In May 2022, he opened the first Wildlife Forensic Academy in Cape Town, South Africa which is the world's first platform for mobilization of wildlife forensic knowledge and expertise. This state-of-the-art facility assists in combating wildlife poaching and trade and stop the extinction of endangered species as well as the spread of deadly pathogens from animals to humans.
Episode 70 | Tobin Tanaka | Sep 29, 2022
Tobin Tanaka has been a forensic document examiner (FDE) with the Government of Canada since 1993. He received his training (1993–1996) and worked as an FDE at the Canadian Security Intelligence Service between 1993 and 2000. In 2000, he commenced working as an FDE for the Canada Customs & Revenue Agency, which was transferred to his current employment at the Canada Border Services Agency in December 2003. Please join us as we discuss forensic document examination, technology, analysis and much more!
Episode 69 | Patrick Senft | September 15, 2022
Patrick Senft is an Associate Researcher with Armament Research Services (ARES), where he is responsible for the monthly released 3D-printed Firearms Technical Intelligence Briefing. In addition, he is conducting research on cluster munitions, landmines, and chemical weapons. Previously, Mr. Senft has a background in Physics and holds a Master of Crisis and Security Management from Leiden University in the Netherlands. Join us as we discuss the implications that 3D printers are having on firearms, production, distribution, and illegal weapons production.
Episode 68 | Najat Abou Chacra | Aug 18, 2022
Najat Abou Chacra is a Military Judge in Lebanon working on high profile cases such as terrorism and cybercrimes. She was the appointed the first female judge in the history of the Republic of Lebanon to occupy the position of Investigative Judge at the Military Court. As an investigative judge, Najat plays an active role in determining the guilt or innocence of a defendant. She also works with forensic experts as needed and conducts her own interviews with witnesses. Join us as we have an eye opening discussion about the military judicial system in Lebanon.
Episode 67 | John Lentini | August 4, 2022
John Lentini began his career in forensic science with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Crime Laboratory in 1974. He joined the private sector in 1977, and for 28 years he was the lead fire investigator for Applied Technical Services of Marietta, Georgia. He has personally conducted more than 2,000 fire scene inspections and has appeared as an expert witness on more than 200 occasions. His book, Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation, is in its third edition and published in 2018. Join us as we discuss many issues surrounding fire investigations, wrongful convictions, and advancements in fire and arson analysis..
Episode 66 | Tiffany Roy | July 21 2022
Tiffany Roy is a specialist in Forensic Biology and also law. She has served as an expert witness in over 100 cases and has processed thousands of DNA cases with over 13 years in private and public labs. She is currently the President of ForensicAid and she also instructs undergrads at Southern New Hampshire University, University of Maryland, University College. Join us as we discuss issues surrounding DNA testimony, statistics, bias, and the state of Forensic Science.
Episode 65 | Martino Jerian | July 7 2022
Martino Jerian is the CEO and Founder of Amped Software, widely recognized as the leading company for image and video forensics for public safety and national security, with customers in 100 counties worldwide. He graduated in Electronic Engineering at the University of Trieste in 2005 with a thesis on forensic image processing. He founded Amped Software in 2008, widely recognized as the leading company for video forensics.
Episode 64 | Chris Fabricant | June 23 2022
Chris Fabricant leads the Innocence Project's Strategic Litigation Department, whose attorneys develop and execute national litigation and public policy strategies to address the leading causes of wrongful conviction, including eyewitness misidentification, the misapplication of forensic sciences and false confessions. Fabricant is one of the United States’s leading experts on forensic sciences and scientific litigation. Join us we as we discuss many issues surrounding the application of forensic science in the criminal justice system.
Episode 63 | David Dustin | April 14, 2022
David Dustin is currently the Technical Director for FARO Public Safety and works very closely with FARO’s R&D groups in the areas of software and hardware development. Since the integration of 3D Laser scanning, David has gone on to become a recognized expert in the areas of 3D Laser scanning for crime scenes, as well as in the investigation of vehicular related events working numerous high profile cases across the US. He has testified at trials on the use of 3D evidence and has been involved in 2 Daubert Challenges. Join us as David speaks to us about admissibility and working with 3D evidence.
Episode 62 | Glenn Langenburg | March 31, 2022
Glenn Langenburg is a certified latent print examiner and owner of Elite Forensic Services, LLC. Previously, he worked at the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for 18 years and has experience with crime scenes and bloodstain pattern evidence. He was certified as a general criminalist by the American Board of Criminalistics and has lectured and hosted workshops nationally and internationally at forensic science conferences in the United States, Australia, Canada, and Europe. Join as we discuss topics including Daubert issues, research, probabilistic error rates, and challenges to latent prints.
Episode 61 Eddy de Valck | Mar 24, 2022
Eddy De Valck has worked as a Forensic Odontologist since 1979, having received his Master of Dental Sciences from Catholic University Leuven in 1977 and attended Belgium’s Ministry of Justice’s School for Criminology. He has participated as an expert in about 20 major disaster investigations since 1987 ( e.g. train, plane, and boat disasters; 2004 Tsunami in Phuket, 2014 MH 17, 2016 Brussels Terrorist attacks, 2021 Belgium Floodings), having served as Chief Forensic Odontologist on the Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) team for Federal Police Belgium since then, as well as with DVI services with Interpol.
Episode 60 Jeffrey W. Muttart | Mar 17, 2022
Jeffrey W. Muttart is currently the Director of Research and Consulting Services for Crash Safety Research Center, LLC. He is also an Adjunct Instructor at Northwestern University Center for Public Safety where his research interests include pedestrian walking speeds, vehicle acceleration choice, nighttime recognition distance, headlight illumination related to nighttime recognition, driver perception-response times in emergency situations, and many other items such as the influence of alcohol, fatigue, age, and drugs on a driver's response.
Episode 59 Karen Woodall | Mar 10, 2022
Karen Woodall is an Assistant Professor and Forensic Toxicologist within the Forensic Science Program at the University of Toronto. She graduated in 1996 from the University of Bradford, UK with a Ph.D. in Pharmacology. She worked as a Forensic Toxicologist at the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto for 20 years before joining the University of Toronto. Her research interests include toxicology and the opioid crisis, the role of drugs in motor vehicle fatalities and oral fluid drug testing equipment.
Episode 58 Dan Nash | Mar 3, 2022
Dan Nash is the co-founder of the Human Trafficking Training Center and a retired Missouri State Trooper where he spent 27 years investigating narcotic/vice crimes, violent crime, and human trafficking. Dan was the Sergeant of the Human Trafficking Unit and the enforcement supervisor of the Missouri Attorney General’s Office Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force. Join us as we discuss the impact of Human Trafficking, the need for training and how Human Trafficking is investigated.
Episode 57 Bryan Chiles | Feb 24, 2022
Bryan Chiles is the Sr. Investigations Engineer at Axon who has the the responsibility to manage and conduct investigations for Axon customers, attorneys, or civilians. Bryan's focus is on investigative tests and processes, including research and scenario-based experiments, determining the highest forensic value of data and physical evidence relating to Taser energy weapons and Axon body worn cameras. Join us as we discuss Taser technology, science, research and cases related to Taser energy weapons.
Episode 56 Lorna Dawson | Feb 17, 2022
Lorna Dawson is currently Principal Scientist and Head of Forensic Soil Science at the James Hutton Institute and visiting Professor at RGU. She is a registered expert with the National Crime Agency and works with police forces, lawyers and agencies in soil-trace-evidence provision and regularly attends court as an expert witness. Please join us as we discuss how studying soil can contribute to forensic investigations.
Episode 55 Jeremiah Morris | Feb 10, 2022
Jeremiah Morris is the Forensic Scientist Supervisor, Trace Evidence and Crime Scene Investigation Technical Leader of Trace Evidence and Bloodstain Pattern Analysis at the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Criminalistics Laboratory. He is an active member of the International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts and has been an advocate of how bloodstain pattern analysis contributes to forensic investigations.
Episode 54 James G. Wigmore | Feb 3, 2022
James Wigmore worked as a forensic toxicologist for over 29 years at the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto, Ontario. He has testified in over 700 criminal cases throughout Canada and in numerous personal injury civil cases and coroner’s inquests. He has published over 70 scientific articles in forensic toxicology which have been cited by the Supreme Court of Canada, and the High Court of South Africa. Join us as we discuss the holy trinity of toxicology... Cannabis, Opioids and Nicotine.
Episode 53 Michael W. STreed | Jan 27, 2022
Michael W. Streed is an award-winning, internationally recognized, Forensic Facial Imaging Expert based in the Los Angeles Metro area. For 42 years, he’s combined his extensive law enforcement experience and artistic skills to help law enforcement agencies solve their toughest cases. Michael is also the owner of SketchCop Solutions, where he provides remote services and consultancy, access to products and training to a variety of law enforcement agencies and select clients worldwide.
Episode 52 | Roland Angle | Jan 13, 2022
Roland Angle is a civil engineer and is currently the President and CEO of AE911Truth; an organization that has been investigating the collapse of the World Trade Center 7 Building, and have been working with the engineering community to explain the reasons why the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s reports on the collapse of the WTC7 is deficient.