Saturday, February 21, 2015


Forensic Solutions, LLC and the International Association of Forensic Criminologists are pleased to sponsor this three day training event, April 27-29, 2015. It is a basic sex crimes academy for those working in the criminal justice system as investigators or legal professionals (e.g., mandated reporters, attorneys, nurses, and mental health professionals). 

Course Text: Rape Investigation Handbook, 2nd Ed. by Savino and Turvey.

Note: The book for this course is, Rape Investigation Handbook, 2nd Edition, by Savino and Turvey. Registrants will need to purchase their own copy, available at the door ($60.00 USD), or online at

Registration details below.


Topic: Introduction 
  • Human Sexuality and Sexual Deviance
  • Sex Crimes
  • Rape and sexual assault - legal constructs
Topic: The Investigative Response
  • The First Investigative Response
  • The Crime Scene
  • Biological Evidence and the Medicolegal Exam
  • Interviewing Suspects and Victims


Topic: The Victim
  • Forensic Victimology
  • Eyewitness ID and Testimony
  • False Allegations of Sexual Assault
Topic: Physical Evidence
  • DNA for Detectives
  • Reconstructing the crime


Topic: The Offender
  • Rapist Motivations
  • Rapist Modus Operandi and Signature
  • Investigating Serial Rape
  • Sex Crimes on Trial
This course is open to the public, however it is intended primarily for front-line criminal justice professionals including:
  • Patrol officers
  • Criminal investigators
  • Sex crimes investigators
  • Forensic Nurses
  • Criminal Attorneys

    Education Service Center - Region 19
    6611 Boeing Dr. 
    El Paso, Texas 79925

    April 27-29, 2015
    8:00AM - 4:30PM Daily

    Brent Turvey, PhD

    Phone: 907-738-5121


    Lic. Manuel Esparza
    fmr. Prosecutor

    Lic. Manuel Esparza 
    Forensic Solutions, LLC
    Manuel Esparza was a Prosecutor and Investigator at the Chihuahua Attorney General's Office from November 1992 to November 2004. He also headed the Organized Crime Homicide and Women's Homicide Investigation Units between 1998 and 2004 in Juarez, Mexico.

    He was assigned to Special Investigations by the Attorney General, focusing on Sexual Homicide, Domestic Homicide, Multiple Homicide, Serial Rape and Homicide where case linkage and crime analysis was required. He also handled Missing Persons Cases and headed the Violent Criminal Apprehension Program Initiative.

    He worked as a private defense attorney from 2006 to 2010, both in the Inquisitorial and Adversarial Judicial System, handling cases in State Federal Court, and Juvenile Court, as well as the appeals and Habeas Corpus process when required.

    He is a Diplomate of the Academy of Behavioral Profiling, and is currently a Junior Partner in Forensic Solutions, LLC involved in research, instruction and casework.

    Brent Turvey, PhD
    Forensic Scientist
    Brent E. Turvey, Ph.D.
    Forensic Scientist/ Criminal Profiler 

    Brent Turvey holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with an emphasis on Forensic Psychology, and an additional Bachelor of Science in History. He went on to receive his Masters of Science in Forensic Science after studying at the University of New Haven, in West Haven, Connecticut. He also holds a Ph.D. in Criminology from Bond University.

    Since graduating in 1996, Brent has consulted with many government agencies, law enforcement agencies, and private attorneys in the United States, Australia, China, Canada, Barbados, Korea and Scotland on a range of rapes, homicides, and serial/ multiple rape/ death cases, as a forensic scientist and criminal profiler. This includes cases under investigation, as well as those going to trial. He has also been court qualified as a forensic expert in the areas of criminal profiling, forensic science, victimology, and crime reconstruction, providing expert examinations and courtroom testimony in legal jurisdictions throughout the United states since 1996.

    He is the author of Criminal Profiling: An Introduction to Behavioral Evidence Analysis, 4th Ed. (2011); and co-author of  Rape Investigation Handbook, 2nd Ed. (2011); Crime Reconstruction, 2nd Ed. (2011); Forensic Victimology, 2nd Ed. (2013); and Ethical Justice (2013) - all with Elsevier Science.

    Brent is currently a full partner, Forensic Scientist, Criminal Profiler, and Instructor with Forensic Solutions, LLC (, as well as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Sociology and Justice Studies at Oklahoma City University.
    He is a Diplomate of the Academy of Behavioral Profiling, and serves on the board of directors for the International Association of Forensic Criminologists.

    Paul J. Ciolino
    Private Investigator
    Paul J. Ciolino, Investigator
    Paul J. Ciolino and Associates, Inc.
    Paul J. Ciolino is an internationally known investigator who has specialized in catastrophic civil and high profile murder investigations for over thirty years. He has appeared on network and cable television stations as commentator, analyst, panel member, and expert on sex and murder cases on over one hundred occasions. He is also a paid investigative consultant for CBS News.

    Mr. Ciolino is the author of In The Company of Giants: The Ultimate Investigation Guide For Legal Professionals, Journalists and The Wrongly Convicted
    He is also a co-author of the best selling and critically acclaimed textbook Advanced Forensic Civil Investigations,  published by Lawyers and Judges Publishing Company. And he is the co-author of Advanced Forensic Criminal Defense Investigations.

    Mr. Ciolino is a Diplomate of the Academy of Behavioral Profiling.


    Those interested in registering for this workshop may pay by check, money order, or Visa/ MC. ECC students can enroll for course credit. 

    Visa/ MC
    Click on the appropriate link below.

    1. Law Enforcement/ Government

        Individual rate:                                 $50.00= Click here.

    2. Law Enforcement/ Government 

        Group rate*:                                      $65.00 = Click here.

    3. Student rate**:                                 $50.00 = Click here.

    4. Non-Student/ Public:                      $100.00 = Click here.

    *Group rate = 3 or more registrants from the same organization.
    **Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university; student ID required.

    Check or Money Order
    Make all checks or international money orders payable to Forensic Solutions, LLC in US Dollars. Also, provide your name, employment/ student information, and contact information including phone and email so that we can contact you and send updates.

    Mail to:
    Forensic Solutions, LLC
    P.O. Box 2175
    Sitka, Alaska 99835 

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