Date: September 26th, 2018, Wednesday
Time: 11:45 AM to 12:00 PM Chapter Business Meeting
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Speaker
Title: The Forensic Files: A Case Study of Forensic Expertise Used in a Murder Trial
Presenter: Craig Fawley, Meridian Police Department, and Denise McClure, CPA, CFE
Course Description: Solving a recent murder required the special skills and abilities of several disciplines: fingerprinting experts, blood stain experts, document examiners, crime scene photographers and forensic accounting. For this case study Detective Craig Fawley, Meridian Police Department, and Denise McClure, CPA, CFE will examine the role of the various disciplines involved and their impact on solving the case.
- Understand the disciplines required to solve a complex crime like murder.
- Understand the role of financial experts in a murder investigation.
- Understand the investigation process for a murder investigation
Speaker Bio: Det. Craig Fawley is a graduate of Calvin College and has been with the Meridian Police Department since 1996. In his prior life he was a middle school science teacher. His past assignments include patrol, community policing, school resource officer and general detective. He has training in financial crimes, crime scene investigation and photography and sexual assault. Det. Fawley has been a CFE since 2010.
Denise McClure, CPA, CFE is a forensic accountant who specializes in embezzlement investigations, partnership disputes, divorce litigation, elder financial abuse and other types of litigation that involve “following the money”. She also performs internal control assessments for the rare business or government entity that wants to be proactive about internal controls.
Craig and Denise have collaborated on a number of cases in the past. And they always win!
Level of Knowledge Required: Basic
Advance Preparation: None
CPE Credit: 1.0 hour
Boise Police Department
333 N Mark Stall Place
Boise, Idaho 83704-5511