Brenda Butler

Manager, Field Applications Engineers, Public Safety Analytics, FARO Technologies
Brenda Butler is a commissioned police officer in Ohio and is a private consultant. She is a state-recognized expert in multiple Ohio counties in areas of investigation, crime scene investigation and reconstruction, 3D laser scanning, bloodstain pattern analysis and shooting incident reconstruction. She has processed countless homicide scenes, officer-involved shooting scenes and everything in between.

Butler has worked as a police officer in Ohio for more than 20 years and a Crime Scene investigator for 14 years. She is a graduate of the National Forensic Academy Session XXXIV and has a Master’s in Justice Administration from Tiffin University as well as a Bachelor’s in Executive Public Safety Management (Summa Cum Lade) from Cleveland State University. She served in the U.S. Army (military police).

Among other certifications, Butler is a certified crime scene analyst with the International Association of Identification (IAI) and is a previous Deputy Director & Instructor with the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission. She is an experienced college instructor and has trained hundreds of police officers on a multitude of topics. Butler currently works as a Manager of Field Applications Engineers, Public Safety Analytics (America & Canada) at FARO and has taught 3D laser scanning and crime scene documentation to police agencies across the continent.

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