***Attention Detectives, Crime Scene Personnel,
MedicalExaminers and Prosecutors***

The Florida Institute for Forensic Anthropology & Applied Sciences (IFAAS)
and the Pasco Sheriff’s Office at USF is hosting a 3-day course on methods
and best practices for investigating equivocal deaths, with special attention
on water-related deaths and homicidal drownings. Numerous case studies
will be presented throughout the course.

Andrea Zaferes is a noted innovator in aquatic death investigation procedures. She is a medicolegal death investigator with Dutchess County Medical Examiner’s Office, has over 100 publications of articles and books, has presented at over 75 forensic and 150 rescue/diving conferences,serves as an expert witness for aquatic accidents and deaths, conducts research on aquatic deaths, and has received acknowledgements including the Beneath-The-Sea Diver of the Year Awards.

Corporal Thomas McAndrew has over 23 years of experience investigating homicides. He is President of the Pennsylvania Homicide Investigators Association and member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts, the Middle Atlantic Cold Case Homicide Investigators Association, the American Investigative Society of Cold Cases, and the Vidocq Society, an internationally recognized group of experts who provide pro bono services to homicide investigations world-wide. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s degree in Investigative Forensics.

To register, visit forensics.usf.edu.
Class size is limited. Register early! Registration fee: $425
For more information, contact Cpl. Thomas McAndrew: thmcandrew@gmail.com, 570-233-3212

 

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