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Practical Homicide Investigation® Seminars

Practical Homicide Investigation® Seminars are taught by Vernon Geberth, the author of the book that is internationally considered to be the "Bible of Homicide Investigation".

There are several "Advanced Homicide Investigation" seminars advertised today, but only one that is taught using the principles of Practical Homicide Investigation®.

Only experienced law enforcement personnel teach our seminars.


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Practical Homicide Investigation® Instructors
Our instructors are nationally renowned experts in their respective fields.  Our Homicide Investigators, Forensic Scientists and Medical Examiners have been personally involved with thousands of cases.

  • Dr. Wendy Lavezzi, M.D. Forensic Pathologist
    Deputy Medical Examiner, District 5, State of Florida, which covers five counties in the State of Florida. Prior to her present assignment she was a Deputy Medical Examiner at the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office in Chicago, Illinois. She is board certified in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, and Forensic Pathology and had a 15 year career as a registered nurse.

  • Cpl. (Ret) Pennsylvania State Police Thomas McAndrew, M.A., B.A.
    Tom was a Twenty-Five year veteran Major Case and Homicide Investigator with the State Police. He has conducted Major Investigations and Criminal Personality Profiles. Presently he is a Lehigh County DA Investigator. He is a member of The Vidocq Society and numerous other professional organizations including the Pennsylvania Homicide Investigator’s Association where he serves as president.

  • Deputy Chief Tracy Harpster, B.S., M.S. Criminal Justice, FBINA
    Deputy Chief (Ret.) Tracy Harpster is a thirty-year veteran of the Moraine, Ohio Police Department. Chief Harpster is a nationally renowned authority and has published extensively on the analysis of 9-1-1Calls. Chief Harpster and Dr. Adams have co-authored the textbook, Analyzing 911 Homicide Calls. He has done extensive research on Homicide Calls and Statement Analysis.

  • Andrea Zaferes, BA Forensic Aquatic-Death Investigator
    Andrea Zaferes serves as a medicolegal investigator for Dutchess County in New York State. She is also Vice President of Lifeguard Systems Inc.. Andrea Zaferes is one of the leading trainers in the international water rescue and recovery industries today. She is an Expert Legal Witness for diving and other water-related incidents and assists law enforcement in homicidal drowning investigations.

  • Dr. Barbara Wolf, M.D. Forensic Pathologist
    Chief Medical Examiner for District 5, Florida

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