The conference will take place from Aug. 13-17 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The very impressive list of instructors and presenters listed in the email announcement:
• Detective Sgt. Pat Postiglione, Metropolitan Davidson County (Nashville) Police Department’s Cold Case Unit
• Dr. Lee Meadows Jantz and Dr. Joanne Bennett Devlin of the University of Tennessee Knoxville’s Forensic Anthropology Department (The Body Farm)
• Jerry Findley, renowned veteran criminologist
• Special Supervisory Agent Lydia Pozzato of the FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit
• Dr. J. Randall Pearce, forensic odontologist with the National Forensics Academy
• Nick Beres, Emmy Award-winning TV journalist and veteran Murfreesboro Police Department spokesman Kyle Evans
• William C. Whitesell, Tennessee’s 16th Judicial District Attorney General, and ADA J. Paul Newman
• Lt. Bill Sharp and Sgt. Dan Goodwin, RCSO Cold Case Unit
• Cold case murder victims’ surviving loved ones
Also from the email:
Attendees are being asked to bring at least one open-unsolved murder case to present to the entire class and instructors. A group discussion of investigative strategies will follow.
Tuition is $450, but agencies sending three investigators can add a fourth or more for half-price. DoubleTree is offering a conference rate on rooms of $77 per night for a king-room and $97 per night for a double-room.
The 2012 Conference curriculum and agenda has been certified by Tennessee’s Police Officer’s Standards and Training Commission. Bethel University in Jackson, Tenn., will confer one (1) semester hour of undergraduate credits to each attendee.
The 80 officers from 60 agencies across the USA and Canada who attended our 2011 conference gave it extremely positive reviews.
To reserve a conference slot, or for more information, contact:
Capt. Steve Spence: 615-904-3062, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cpl. Greg Wassom: 615-904-3020, email@example.com
Dr. Lee Meadows Jantz, one of the presenters.