Monday, September 6, 2010

Crime Scene Analysis & Reconstruction Seminar

Forensic Solutions and the Academy of Behavioral Profilingare pleased to sponsor the following two day training event in conjunction with the Kennesaw State University Police Department, approved by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST).

This is a two (2) day session where students learn theory and practice through the structured examination of case study material. The first day will involve the theory and practice of an holistic approach to crime reconstruction. The second day will involve the theory and practice of crime scene analysis. Each day will culminate in groupwork with actual case material.

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Kennesaw State University Center
Burrus Institute (West Entrance)
Room 327
3333 Busbee Dr.
Kennesaw GA 30144

October 18-19, 2010; 8:30AM - 3:30PM


Brent E. Turvey, MS
Forensic Scientist & Criminal Profiler

Brent E. Turvey holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with an emphasis on Forensic Psychology, and an additional Bachelor of Science in History. He went on to receive his Masters of Science in Forensic Science after studying at the University of New Haven, in West Haven, Connecticut.

Since graduating in 1996, Brent has consulted with many government agencies, law enforcement agencies, and private attorneys in the United States, Australia, China, Canada, Barbados, Korea and Scotland on a range of rapes, homicides, and serial/ multiple rape/ death cases, as a forensic scientist and criminal profiler. This includes cases under investigation, as well as those going to trial. He has also been court qualified as a forensic expert in the areas of criminal profiling, forensic science, victimology, and crime reconstruction, providing expert examinations and testimony for the last 15 years.

He is the author of Criminal Profiling: An Introduction to Behavioral Evidence Analysis, 1st, 2nd , and 3rd Editions (1999, 2002, 2008); and co-author of Rape Investigation Handbook(2004),Crime Reconstruction (2006), and Forensic Victimology (2009) - all with Elsevier Science. For a complete list of titles, see

Brent is currently a full partner, Forensic Scientist, Criminal Profiler, and Instructor with Forensic Solutions, LLC, as well as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Sociology and Justice Studies at Oklahoma City University. He is also the Secretary of the Academy of Behavioral Profiling, as well as a member of their board of directors.

Stan Crowder, PhD
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
CJ Internship Coordinator
Colonel (ret), US Army, Military Police Corps
President, Academy of Behavioral Profiling

Stan Crowder is a retired U.S. Army Military Police Colonel. During his 35 years of military service, Stan held in numerous positions including: MP Commander, Chief of Investigations for the Inspector General of Georgia, Counterdrug Coordinator, Battalion Commander, and Chief of Personnel. He also served seven years as a civilian police officer. He currently teaches in the Criminal Justice Program at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia, where he has been since 1999. In 2007 he was the recipient of the Betty Siegel teaching award. Stan holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, as well as an MBA.

He is also the current President of the Academy of Behavioral Profiling.

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Sunday, June 27, 2010


The 11th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Behavioral Profiling (ABP) will be hosted this year by Owens Community College in Toledo, Ohio on August 7th & 8th, 2010. Open to the public, thee meeting is a conference where members present papers regarding current cases and research, followed by a two day Criminal Profiling Workshop (Aug. 9-10, 2010).

Since its inception in 1999, the ABP has grown to almost 200 international members with diverse student and professional backgrounds. This includes forensic psychology, forensic psychiatry, criminal investigations, criminology, and forensic science. The membership is unified by their forensic work, teaching and scholarly research related to crime, criminals, and forensic examinations.

The schedule of presentations at this years meeting, which is open to the public, includes lectures on the subjects of criminal profiling, behavioral analysis, investigative strategy, crime reconstruction, false confessions, serial rape, sexual homicide, and victimology.

Those interested in attending should visit the ABP's website at, or contact Dr. Stan Crowder at All are welcome.