PHI Instructor Biography:
Dr. Richard H. Walton, Ed. D
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Richard Walton has over thirty-five years of law enforcement
experience. He served with the Humboldt County, California, Sheriffs
Department for sixteen years during which time he earned his Masters
Degree in Education in 1978. In 1987 he was promoted to District Attorney
Investigator with the Humboldt County District Attorneys Office where he
gained extensive experience and expertise in homicide, arson, white-collar
crime and fraud investigations.
The California Attorney General and the
California District Attorney Investigators Association have recognized
Richard Walton for his works. Over the last 20 years, Richard has presented
information on Cold Case homicide investigation. He has presented
this topic to a number of law enforcement venues, including the FBI National
Academy, The American Academy of Forensic Sciences, California Criminalists
Institute and the Vidocq Society.
Dr. Walton received his Doctor of
Education degree from the University of San Francisco in 2005 and is the author
of Cold Case Homicide: Practical Investigative Techniques, CRC Press, LLC
published in 2006 which is part of the Geberth Series Practical Aspects
of Criminal and Forensic Investigations.