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for Scientific Investigative Training - An American Polygraph
Association accredited polygraph examiner training school, headed by
Nathan J. Gordon, V.S.M.
- Dr. Jolie
- Vidocq science officer. Internationally known researcher and military
scientist specializes in human survival in extremes of heat, cold, altitude,
hypoxia, hyperoxia, G-forces, immersion, and injury states. As a researcher
Dr. Bookspan has carried gear up and down the mountains and deserts
of India, Nepal, Asia, and Northern Africa, swam to work in an underwater
laboratory, was advisor to The Discovery Channel, police and military
training departments, and professor of anatomy at a college in the mountains
of Mexico. She has written six medical and health books. Her training
methods, used by SEAL teams and law enforcement, are so successful that
clinicians at Harvard University Medical School named her "The St. Jude
of the Joints." Her forensic education column appears in the Vidocq
A. Bornhofen, V.S.M.
- The Vidocq Society's Case Management Director and a former director
of security for an international energy company, heads Frederick A.
Bornhofen Associates. His firm serves the needs of the federal
government and major corporations, specializing in product counterfeiting
and product diversion. Bornhofen is also an expert witness in
N. Hill, Sr., V.S.M. - An internationally known homicide events
reconstruction and firearms expert. Hill, who spent 14 years in law
enforcement, is an expert witness and author.
Intelligence Network, Inc. - A Philadelphia-based private investigation
and polygraph firm, with three VSM's as principals: William L. Fleisher,
V.S.M.; Nathan Gordon, V.S.M.; and Edward Gaughan, V.S.M.
- Richard Lavinthal,
V.S.M. Managing Director and CEO of PRforLAW, LLC, is a nationally known legal media relations and crisis communications consultant for attorneys and their clients, primarily small to mid-size law firms, and their individual and corporate clients. For 10 years Lavinthal directed communications for the Vidocq Society, including writing and publishing the monthly, 12-page Vidocq Society Journal, and championing the Society in the media as its spokesman. A former daily newspaper and statehouse-based international wire service reporter, he created and managed press offices for the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Jersey and the New Jersey (State) Division of Criminal Justice. Former Director of Criminal Justice Programs for APBnews.com in New York City, Lavinthal has written OpEds for many newspapers.including The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Daily News, and The Washington, D.C., Examiner.
- Robert J. Phillips, V.S.M.
- A forensic document examiner with offices in New Jersey, Nevada, and
Massachusetts. Phillips is an expert witness in civil and criminal
matters in local, state, and federal courts, with more than 30 years'
experience in handwriting identification, case evaluation, testifying,
court exhibits, technical report writing, lecturing, typewriter reinsertion,
and ink and paper differentiation.
- Norman Reeves, V.S.M.,
of Mullica Hill, New Jersey, specializes in bloodstain pattern
analysis, crime scene reconstruction, computer imaging and enhancement
at BPA Consulting.
K. Ressler, V.S.M.- A former FBI Special Agent who spent 16
years with the bureau's famed Behavioral Science Unit, Ressler is now
in the private practiceof criminology. At the bureau, Ressler
invented the term "serial killer." He also has the distinction of having
interviewed more serial murderers than any other person in the world.
- David Ziegler,
V.S.M. - Specializes in forensic hypnosis, fire, arson and bomb
investigations and training. His Web site includes his background and
information about his investigative business, pro bono training and
a new safe schools venture at www.safeatschool.net.
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