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Crime Laboratory Employees

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Susan R. Howe, DVM, PhD, DABFT - Crime Laboratory Director

Dr. Howe received a Bachelor of Science and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Illinois, and a PhD in Toxicology from Texas A&M University. A forensic scientist since 1996, she is an active member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors, the Texas Association of Crime Laboratory Directors, the Society of Forensic Toxicologists, and the Southwestern Association of Toxicologists.  Dr. Howe is board certified in Forensic Toxicology by the American Board of Forensic Toxicology, and has published a number of scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals in the field of toxicology.

Other Staff Members

Constance Patton, B.S. 
DNA Technical Leader
CODIS Administrator
Jennifer Valentine, M.S.  Senior Forensic Biologist 
Carolyn Van Winkle, M.S.  Senior Forensic Biologist 
Heather Kramer, M.S. Forensic Biologist
Jamie Becker, B.S. Senior Firearms Examiner
Charles Clow, M.A. Senior Firearms Examiner
William Walker Latent Fingerprint Examiner
Larry Reynolds
Forensic Photographer
Vicki Hall, M.S. Senior Trace Analyst 
Anne Koettel, M.S. Senior Trace Analyst 

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