Monday, July 9, 2012

Prof. Wolfe presents at 2012 Wildlife Forensics Symposium and at Alaska Peace Officers Association Crime Conference

Prof. Wolfe lectures on necropsy of a bear.
Prof. Jim Wolfe, Justice Center adjunct faculty, presented at the 2012 Wildlife Field Forensics Symposium in Montana in May. Over 50 game wardens from North America attended his discussion of  field necropsy techniques (autopsies of animals) and demonstration of  how to photograph and cast shoe and tire impression evidence.
The symposium is attended by members of the North American Wildlife Enforcement Officers Association (NAWEOA).

Prof. Wolfe also presented at the Alaska Peace Officers Association (APOA) Crime Conference in May in Juneau. His "Outdoor Crime Scene Class" included documenting shoe print evidence on a beach along Gastineau Channel.

Law enforcement personnel doing hands-on documentation
of shoe print evidence on the beach.
 Prof. Wolfe is a former forensic scientist with the Alaska Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory, and is currently a forensic consultant and trainer.