Our meeting site HAS CHANGED to Congregation Gates of Prayer, “4000 W Esplanade, Metairie, 70002, 1/4 mile east of East Jefferson General Hospital at Richland St; park & enter at rear.” (See the map above.)
George Schiro, our January speaker, is an expert in crime scene investigation/reconstruction.
Mr. Schiro is a forensic scientist with over 25 years experience.
He has been court qualified as an expert in crime scene investigation/reconstruction, DNA analysis, shoeprint identification, blood spatter interpretation, latent fingerprint development, serology, forensic science, trajectory reconstruction, fracture match analysis, and hair comparison.
He has qualified over 160 times in 30 Louisiana parish courts, two Louisiana city courts, federal court, and county courts in Arkansas, California, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Texas and West Virginia. He has also consulted on cases in 24 states, for the United States Army and Air Force, and the United Kingdom. Throughout his career he has worked approximately 3200 cases.
His education/licenses include:
BS- Microbiology; MS- Industrial Chemistry, Forensic Science; Certificate of Professional Competency in Criminalistics issued by the American Board of Criminalistics, specialty area: Molecular Biology
This will be a fascinating first-hand look into how crimes are solved using computers and other information.