Forensic Examiner

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Letitia Mcgar

letitia.mcgar@gmail.com | (179) 698-4586 | Bismarck, ND

Summary


Experience


Forensic Examiner at Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, NDJun 2022 - Present

  • Conducted 50 forensic examinations, which led to the arrest and conviction of 30 criminals.
  • Testified in court as an expert witness 25 times, resulting in a 95% success rate for cases tried.
  • Authored 10 scientific papers on various aspects of forensics that have been published in well-respected journals.
  • Developed new methods for conducting bloodstain pattern analysis that are now used by examiners across the country.
  • Trained 20 junior examiners in all facets of forensic examination work.
  • Served as head of the Forensic Examination Unit for 5 years.

Senior Forensic Examiner at Bismarck Police Department, NDAug 2020 - May 2022

  • Successfully completed over 1,000 forensic examinations.
  • Successfully testified in court as an expert witness on over 100 occasions.
  • Authored or co-authored over 50 peer-reviewed articles published in leading scientific journals.
  • Presented at numerous national and international conferences on various aspects of forensics.
  • Served as a consultant to local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies on forensic cases.
  • Recognized by peers as one of the top experts in the field of Forensic Examination.

Lead Forensic Examiner at Fargo Police Department, NDSep 2015 - Jul 2020

  • Successfully completed over 500 forensic examinations.
  • Successfully testified in court as an expert witness on over 100 occasions.
  • Authored or co-authored over 50 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on various aspects of forensics.
  • Served as a consultant to local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies on hundreds of cases.
  • Trained countless numbers of police officers, prosecutors, and other professionals in the field of forensics through lectures and seminars.
  • Recognized internationally as one of the leading experts in the field of DNA forensics.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science at North Dakota State UniversityAug 2011 - May 2015

The skills I've learned while studying Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science are: crime scene investigation, evidence collection and analysis, and report writing.

Skills


  • Computer Forensics
  • Data Recovery
  • Network Forensics
  • Disk Imaging
  • Password Cracking
  • File Analysis

Ariele Sousis

ariele.sousis@gmail.com | (100) 659-0521 | Lincoln, NE

Summary


Experience


Forensic Examiner at Dr. Fredric Rieders and Associates, NEMay 2022 - Present

  • Successfully examined and analyzed over 1,000 pieces of evidence.
  • Authored 50+ scientific articles on various aspects of forensic examination.
  • Testified in court as an expert witness in 100+ cases.
  • Successfully completed 20+ advanced trainings in forensics related fields.
  • Served as a mentor to 5 junior Forensic Examiners.

Senior Forensic Examiner at National Medical Services, Inc., NESep 2020 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of five junior forensic examiners in the analysis of digital evidence for a major case involving child pornography.
  • Authored a report on the findings of digital evidence that was instrumental in convicting the perpetrator.
  • Conducted training for law enforcement officers on proper procedures for handling and collecting digital evidence.
  • Testified as an expert witness in court regarding the results of digital forensic examinations.

Lead Forensic Examiner at Forensic Science Associates, NEJul 2015 - Jul 2020

  • Led a team of 5 forensic examiners in conducting over 100 investigations per year.
  • Successfully identified and apprehended 50% more criminals than the average examiner.
  • Authored 2 papers on new methods for bloodstain pattern analysis that were published in leading forensics journals.
  • Trained 10 new forensic examiners in advanced bloodstain pattern analysis techniques.
  • Helped to develop a new software program for crime scene reconstruction that is now used by law enforcement agencies across the country.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science at University of Nebraska-LincolnAug 2011 - May 2015

I have learned a variety of skills while studying Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science, including analytical and research skills, as well as practical skills in laboratories and crime scenes.

Skills


  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Evidence Collection and Preservation
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
  • Fingerprint Identification
  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Ballistic Analysis