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1 Katharine Browning Senior Social Science Analyst, Office of Research and Evaluation, National Institute of Justice Formerly visiting professor, Dept. of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, University of North Florida Katharine Browning manages a portfolio of research projects and demonstration programs at NIJ, focusing on social science issues related to forensic science. ce. Before joining NIJ, she was a visiting professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice at the University of North Florida. She also has experience conducting research in a variety of criminal justice topics and spent four years in the research division ision at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. She received a B.A. in Psychology from Clemson University, a M.S. in Administration of Justice and Risk from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland, College Park.

2 John K. Roman Senior Research Associate, Justice Policy Center, Urban Institute Directs an NIJ-funded cost-effectiveness study of the use of DNA in burglary investigations Co-Editor - Juvenile Drug Courts and Teen Substance Abuse - forthcoming volume on Cost-Benefit Analysis and Crime Control Policies John Roman s s research focuses on evaluations of innovative crime control policies and justice programs. In addition to his study on DNA in burglary investigations, ions, Mr. Roman directs several other studies funded by the National Institute of Justice e including a national study of the demand for community-based interventions with drug-involved arrestees, an evaluation of post-conviction DNA evidence testing to estimate rates of wrongful conviction, and a study developing a blueprint for the use of forensic evidence by law enforcement. e He directs the evaluation and cost-benefit analysis of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Reclaiming ing Futures initiative and a cost-benefit analysis of the death penalty in Maryland.

3 Philip Stanford Detective, Sex Crimes Unit, Denver Police Department, Denver, CO Previous Assignments Domestic Violence Unit District Four Investigations Field Training Officer Philip Stanford is a Detective with the Denver Police Department in Denver, CO. He has worked the Denver Police Department since He has been assigned as a Patrol Officer, Neighborhood Police Officer, Field Training Officer and for the last 6 years has been assigned as a Detective. As a Detective, he worked in one of the Denver Police Departments Districts and investigated property crimes as well as crimes against persons. He completed his undergraduate work at Colorado State University in Political Science in 1994 and received his masters degree in Criminal Justice at University of Colorado, Denver in 2001.

4 Greg Matheson Director, Los Angeles Police Department Criminalistics Laboratory Significant LAPD Accomplishments - Implementation of DNA services - Implementation of field investigations as a forensic specialty - Development of rape kit backlog elimination program Greg Matheson has been with the Los Angeles Police Department Criminalistics Laboratory as a criminalist, supervisor or manager for over 30 years. y As a criminalist he was court qualified in toxicology, serology, crime scene investigation, and the examination of explosives, flammable liquids and vehicle lamp filaments. His s professional involvement has included board of director positions with the California Association of Criminalists, California Association of Crime Laboratory Directors, American Society S of Crime Laboratory Directors, the American Board of Criminalistics,, the Forensic Specialties Accreditation Board, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.

5 Mitch Morrissey District Attorney, Denver, Colorado Responsible for prosecution of more than 6,000 felony and 21,000 misdemeanor criminal cases each year Internationally recognized for his expertise in DNA technology and applying that technology in criminal prosecutions Introduced the first DNA evidence used in a criminal trial in Denver Mitch Morrissey was elected District Attorney of Denver, Colorado o in Mr. Morrissey has worked extensively on the Denver Cold Case Project where over r 4,200 unsolved sexual assaults and murders have been reviewed in an effort to use DNA technologies to solve those cases. Mr. Morrissey, along with the Denver Police Department, is permanently implementing the use of DNA to also solve burglary cases and other property crimes. The DNA Resource section of his Web site, has become a resource for prosecutors throughout the world.

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