World Renowned Forensic Criminologist

    October 01, 2020
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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    After 18 years, Dr. Pettler’s commitment to using scientific mixed-method research-based methodologies like Pettler’s Crime Scene Staging Trilogy Method, Victim-Centered Death Investigation Methodology, and The Murder Room method to get closer to the most plausible manner of death. Dr. Pettler specializes in staged murders: murders made to look like suicides, made to look like accidents, naturals, or murders. Her area of expertise is focused in intimate partner and domestic violence hot and cold homicide cases, which in some cases extends to missing persons, serial homicide, and sexual homicide as well. Laura is the author of the first book in the world on crime scene staging entitled, Crime Scene Staging Dynamics in Homicide Cases. Laura is also the inventor of The Kaleidoscope System Shooting and Bloodstain Reconstruction System sold in more than 30 countries.

    Laura analyzes the physical and behavioral evidence in death cases. She bloodstains, bullet paths, wound paths, evidence in the scene, along with personality traits, emotionality, cognition, and behaviors. 

    Laura was the Director of North Carolina's first and only only Crime Scene Reconstruction and Behavioral Analysis program in history based in Prosecutorial District 20A and was the Director of its former Cold Case Task Force until 2010...then there's the flip-side: she's a Singer/Songwriter, French Bulldog and Doberman Pinscher Fancier, an avid Equestrian, Mounted Archer, and a relentless DIYer who loves home renovation her farm!



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    $5.00 Donations are greatly appreciated to help cover chapter operational costs