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Brent E. Turvey, MS - Forensic Science (CV)

Brent E. Turvey, MS is available as case analyst, a trial consultant and expert witness. Free initial consultations (1/2 hour) are provided and we encourage you to contact him directly with questions about your case. Rates available on request.

Office:     907-747-5121
Cell:         907-738-5121

Brent E. Turvey, MS is a forensic scientist and criminal profiler. As a forensic scientists, Mr. Turvey is trained as a forensic generalist. A forensic generalist is a particular kind of forensic scientist who is broadly trained in a variety of forensic specialties. They are big picture people who can help reconstruct events based on the findings of, and with the assistance of, other forensic experts. 

A forensic generalist can examine the analytical results from physical evidence in any case and tell you, from a forensic perspective, the following: 

  • what has been done
  • what has not been done
  • what can still be done
  • what can be reasonably concluded based on available evidence

This kind of insight has great value in today's courtroom where physical evidence and the results of complex forensic analysis are taking ever more important roles.

Typical case involvements include:

1. Crime Analysis/ Criminal Profiling
Investigative agencies that have an unsolved major case often require a fresh, objective, non-partisan perspective to keep things moving. This can be accomplished with a crime analysis or a criminal profile, as the circumstances will dictate.

A Crime Analysis is a report that examines and interprets the behavioral evidence for a particular crime, or a series of related crimes. It may also focus on such specialized issues as:

  • case linkage
  • crime scene staging
  • false reporting
  • equivocal death
  • autoerotic death

A Criminal Profile is a report that describes the investigatively relevant and/ or probative characteristics of the offender responsible for a particular crime, or a series of related crimes based on a thorough Crime Analysis. It should include the crime analysis and all victim information as a foundation, as well as logical, evidence based arguments for each offender characteristic elicited from that foundation. The purpose of a criminal profile is to narrow large suspect pools down to a more manageable numbers, provide specific investigative strategies for identifying viable suspects, and provide insight into offender victim selection, fantasy, ritual, and motive. 

2. Investigative and/ or Forensic Case Analysis
Attorneys preparing a case for trial may run into investigative or forensic complexities that are beyond their understanding or that require a second look by an independent analyst. In such cases, it is never mistake to ask for an outside opinion to provide insight into the strengths and weakness of the investigation and/ or the physical evidence. It may or may not support various case theories, but it is better to know which before going to trial.

3. Independent Review
Attorneys preparing a case for trial may run into expert witness reports and testimony that they do not fully understand, or have good reason to question. In such cases, it is best to have expert reports and testimony reviewed by an independent forensic analyst. The reason for this is at least twofold. First, to assess the reliability and methodology used by a particular forensic expert to reach their conclusions. Second, it may be of use to have an independent forensic analyst prepare voire dire questions that assist a particular expert in their effort to be forthcoming about the precise nature and limitations of their conclusions.

4. Crime Reconstruction & Expert Testimony
Developing and explaining the limits of the physical evidence is often crucial to case resolution. Brent E. Turvey, MS has participated as a forensic scientist and /or criminal profiler in the investigative or trial phase for both law enforcement and attorney clients around the United States.

He has qualified in court as an expert in the following areas:

  • Forensic Science 
  • Firearms
  • Crime Investigation
  • Crime Reconstruction
  • Crime Scene Analysis
  • Staged crime scenes
  • Victimology
  • False reports
  • Case Linkage
  • Motive
  • Offender Signature Analysis
  • Criminal Profiling

Brent E. Turvey, MS - CV

Rape Investigation Handbook, 2nd Ed. Crime Reconstruction, 2nd Ed. Forensic Victimology Criminal Profiling, 4th Ed. Journal of Behavioral Profiling

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