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Friday, 17 November 2006

Phone: (940) 383-8668 Edward E. Hueske Fax: (940) 383-8668

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Present Positions:

  • Director, Forensic Training & Consulting, LLC since 1997
  • Principal Lecturer/ Criminalistics Program Coordinator, University of North Texas, since 1999

Former Positions:

  • Instructor of Chemistry, Blinn College, Brenham, Texas 1970-1974
  • Assistant Laboratory Director, Fort Worth Police Department, 1974-1983
  • Adjunct Instructor of Chemistry, Weatherford College, Weatherford, Texas 1976-1980
  • Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice, University of Texas at Arlington, 1980-1983
  • Supervising Criminalist, Arizona Department of Public Safety, 1983-1996 (retired)
  • Adjunct Instructor of Police Science, Northern Arizona University, 1984-1994
  • Firearms Examiner, Tulsa Police Department, Tulsa, Oklahoma 1996-1997
  • Adjunct Instructor of Police Science, Tulsa Community College, 1997
  • Laboratory Manager, Weckerling Scientific Laboratories, Carrollton, Texas 1997-1998
  • Criminalist, Forensic Consultant Services, Fort Worth, Texas, 1998-1999

Formal Education:

  • B.S., Chemistry, Sam Houston State University, 1968
  • M.A., Chemistry, Sam Houston State University, 1971

Special Courses Attended:

  • DEA Forensic Chemist Seminar, McLean, Virginia, 1975 (40 hrs)
  • FBI Glass Analysis Course, Quantico, Virginia, 1976 (40 hrs)
  • Applied Molecular Spectroscopy, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 1977 (40 hrs)
  • ATF Arson Residue Analysis Course, Rockville, Maryland, 1980 (40 hrs)
  • FBI Gunshot Residue Analysis Course, Quantico, Virginia, 1981 (40 hrs)
  • Ballistics and Handloading Course, Trinidad State College, Trinidad, Colorado, 1982 (40 hrs)
  • Polarized Light Microscopy, McCrone Institute, Austin, Texas, 1982 (40 hrs)
  • FBI Instrumental Analysis of Paints and Polymers Course, Quantico, Virginia, 1983 (40 hrs)
  • FBI Symposium on Footwear and Tire Tread Examination, Quantico, Virginia, 1984 (40 hrs)
  • X-Ray Fluorescence Class, Tracor Corporation, Flagstaff, Arizona, 1985 (8 hrs)
  • FBI Specialized Techniques in Firearms Identification Course, Quantico, Virginia, 1987 (40 hrs)
  • Ruger Police Armorer's Course, Phoenix Police Academy, Phoenix, Arizona, 1987 (40 hrs)
  • Crime Scene Reconstruction Class, Dr. Henry Lee, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1988 (8 hrs)
  • AFTE Glock Armorer's Class, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 1989 (8 hrs)
  • AFTE Remington 1100 Service Class, Houston, Texas, 1991 (8 hrs)
  • Photomicrography Class, Leitz Corporation, Phoenix, Arizona, 1991 (8 hrs)
  • Crime Scene Photography, Flagstaff, Arizona 1992 (8 hrs)
  • Wound Ballistics Class, Dr. Martin Fackler, Glendale, Arizona, 1992 (8 hrs)
  • Blood Spatter Interpretation and Crime Scene Reconstruction, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1993 (16 hrs)
  • FBI Footwear and Tire Tread Examination Seminar (presenter), Quantico, Virginia, 1994 (40 hrs)
  • SWAFS Shooting Reconstruction Class, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1995 (8 hrs)
  • SWAFS Lamp Bulb Examination Class, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1995 (8 hrs)
  • Accident Reconstruction and Low-Speed Crash Evaluation, Texas A&M University, 1996 (16 hrs)
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis in Violent Crimes, University of North Texas, 2000 (40 hrs)
  • Recovery of Buried Remains, University of North Texas, 2001 (16 hrs)
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis in Crimes of Violence - Pt. II, University of North Texas, 2002 (40 hrs)
  • Blood Wipes, Swipes & Other Patterns, IAI Training Seminar, Boston, MA, 2006 (2 hrs)
  • Preparation of Demonstrative Exhibits for Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, IAI Training Seminar, Boston, MA, 2006 (10 hrs)
  • Microscopical Approach to Trace Evidence in Shootings, AAFS, Denver, CO, 2009 (8 hrs)

Professional Affiliations:

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences
  • Distinguished Member of the Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners
  • Emeritus Member of the Southwestern Association of Forensic Scientists
  • Emeritus Member of the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors
  • Member of the International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts
  • Member Association for Crime Scene Reconstruction

Papers Presented :

  • "Developing Regional Lab-User Agency Communication," Southern and Southwestern Assns. of Forensic Scientists, Baton Rouge , Louisiana, 1986
  • "Mikrosil Casting in Firearms Examinations," Assn. of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners, Houston, Texas, 1991
  • "The Jennifer Wilson Homicide: A Study in Trace Evidence," SW Assn. of Forensic Scientists, Tucson, Arizona, 1991
  • "The Use of Videomicroscopy in Footwear Comparisons," Southern and Southwestern Assns. of Forensic Scientists, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1992
  • "The Reconstruction of a Double Homicide near Ashfork, Arizona," SW Assn. of Forensic Scientists, South Padre Island, Texas, 1993
  • "Gunshot Residue Testing of Blood Stained Garments," SW Assn. of Forensic Scientists, South Padre Island, Texas, 1993
  • "The Use of Hand-Held Laser Pointers in the Reconstruction of Events at Crime Scenes," Southern and Southwestern Assns. of Forensic Scientists, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1994
  • "The Application of Videomicroscopy to Footwear Identification," International Symposium on Footwear/Tire Tread Identification, FBI Academy, Quantico, Virginia, 1994
  • "Footwear/Tire Tread Identification-The Northern Arizona Perspective," International Association for Identification, Phoenix, Arizona, 1994
  • "The Application of Videomicroscopy to Footwear Identification," International Association for Identification, Phoenix, Arizona, 1994
  • "A Bizarre Homicide," SW Assn. of Forensic Scientists, Houston, Texas, 1995
  • "The Portable Scopeman-A Powerful New Crime Scene Tool," SW Assn. of Forensic Scientists, Fort Worth, Texas, 1996
  • "Defense Experts- The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly," Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., El Paso, Texas, 1998
  • "Forensic Science for the Prosecution and the Defense," University of Texas Law School, 2000
  • "The Defense of Shawn Berry," Louisiana Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Lafayette, Louisiana, 2000
  • "The Defense of Shawn Berry," University of Texas Law School, 2000
  • "Private Forensic Labs - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly," International Conference of the American Society for Industrial Security, 2001
  • "Bloodstain Pattern Interpretation," Oklahoma City University Law School, 2002
  • "Crime Scene Deconstruction-Reconstruction," Oklahoma City University Law School, 2002
  • "Re-Examination of Physical Evidence - A Defense Perspective," American Academy of Forensic Science Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas, 2004
  • "Shooting Incident Reconstruction," 8th Annual Public Defender Retreat, Las Vegas, NV, 2008
  • "Psuedo-High Velocity Impact Blood Spatter", American Chemical Society Regional Meeting (Forensic Section), El Paso, TX, 2009

Specialized Forensic Classes Taught:

(List of classes taught from 1984-1998 is available upon request)

  • Shooting Reconstruction, El Paso Police Department, 1999 (40 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Prince William County Police Training Center, Nokesville, Va.,1999 (40 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Florida Dept. of Law Enforcement, Pensacola, Fla., 1999 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Salt Lake Co. Sheriff's Training Center, Salt Lake City, Ut., 1999 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Tri-County Police Training Center, Fergus Falls, Minn., 1999 (24 hrs)
  • Clandestine Drug Lab Investigation, Tarrant Co. (TX) Drug Task Force, Cleburne, Tx., 1999 (24 hrs)
  • Blood Spatter Interpretation, Arlington Police Training Center, Arlington, Texas, 1999 (24 hrs)
  • Advanced Homicide Investigation, Turkish National Police, Ankara, Turkey, 1999 (40 hrs)
  • Advanced Homicide Investigation, Turkish National Police, Istanbul, Turkey, 1999 (40 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Gastonia Police Training Center, Gastonia, N.C., 1999 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Tallahassee Police Department, Tallahassee, Florida, 1999 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Tri-Cities Police Academy, Richardson, Texas, 1999 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, West Palm Beach Co. Sheriff, West Palm Beach, FL, 2000 (24 hrs)
  • Crime Scene Investigation, Office of the Attorney General , Guatemala City, Guatemala, 2000 (40 hrs)
  • Officer -Involved Shooting Incidents, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, 2000 (16 hrs)
  • Advanced Shooting Reconstruction, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, 2000 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Las Vegas Metro Police Department, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2000 (24 hrs)
  • Advanced Shooting Reconstruction, West Palm Beach Police Department, Florida, 2000 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, East Texas Police Academy, Kilgore, Texas 2000 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction/Adv. Shooting Reconstruction, NYPD, New York City, New York, 2000 (48 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Grossmont College, San Diego, California, 2000 (24 hrs)
  • Advanced Crime Scene Investigation/Reconstruction, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, 2000 (40hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Suffolk County Crime Lab, Hauppauge, New York, 2000 (40 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Missouri State Police Academy, Columbia, Missouri, 2001 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Bannock County Sheriff's Office, Pocatello, Idaho, 2001 (40 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Syracuse Police Department, Syracuse, New York, 2001 (40 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Dallas, Texas 2001 (40 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Washington Metropolitan Police, Washington, D.C., 2001 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Special Investigations Unit, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, 2001 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction/Officer-Involved Shootings, Northwestern University, Chicago, 2001 (40 hrs)
  • Footwear/Tire Tread Evidence, Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, D.C., 2001 (24 hrs)
  • Officer-Involved Shootings, Baton Rouge Police Department, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2001 (16 hrs)
  • Officer-Involved Shootings, East Texas Police Academy, Kilgore, Texas, 2001 (16 hrs)
  • Bio-Terrorism, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Dallas, Texas, 2001 (4 hrs)
  • Advanced Shooting Reconstruction, East Texas Police Academy, Kilgore, Texas, 2001 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office, Santa Barbara, California, 2002 (24 hrs)
  • Bio-Terrorism, Solutions 2000, Austin, Texas, 2002 (8 hrs)
  • Gunpowder and Primer Residues, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, 2002 (40 hrs)
  • Advanced Shooting Reconstruction, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, 2002 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, D.C., 2002 (total of 72 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction/Officer-Involved Shootings, Northwestern University, Chicago, 2002 (40 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Special Investigations Unit, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, 2002 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Dallas, Texas 2002 (40 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, El Paso Police Department, El Paso, Texas 2002 (40 hrs)
  • Tool Mark Comparison, Centre of Forensic Science, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2002 (40 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction, Sioux Falls Police Department, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 2002 (40 hrs)otwear/Tire Tread Evidence, East Texas Police Academy, Kilgore, Texas, 2002 (24 hours)
  • Crime Scene Analysis/Reconstruction, East Texas Police Academy, Kilgore, Texas, 2002 (24 hours)
  • Shooting Incident Analysis/Reconstruction, Las Vegas Metro Police, Las Vegas, NV, 2003 (48 hours)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, St. Louis County Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2003 (24 hours)
  • Crime Scene Analysis/Reconstruction, NYPD, New York, New York, 2003 (24 hours)
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis in Crimes of Violence, NYPD, New York, New York, 2003 (24 Hours)
  • Advanced Trajectory Analysis, Special Investigations Unit, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, 2003 (24 hours)
  • The Abuse and Sexual Assault of Children, East Texas Police Academy, Kilgore Texas, 2003 (16 hours)
  • Advanced Trajectory Analysis, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Dallas, Texas, 2003 (40 hours)
  • Gunpowder & Primer Residues in Distance Determination, Denton County Sheriff's Training Center, Denton, Texas, 2003 (40 hours)
  • The Analysis/Reconstruction of Crimes of Violence, UNT Police Academy, Denton, Texas, 2003 (24 hours)
  • Advanced Trajectory Analysis, UNT Police Academy, Denton, Texas, 2003 (24 hours)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Regional Police Training Center, Charlotte, NC, 2003, (40 hours)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Nashville Metro Police Academy, Nashville, Tennessee, 2003 (40 hours)
  • The Investigation of Officer-Involved Shootings, Drug Enforcement Administration Academy, Quantico, Virginia, 2003 (40 hours)
  • Gunpowder & Primer Residues in Distance Determination, San Diego Police Department, San Diego, CA, 2003 (40 hours)
  • Crime Scene Analysis/Reconstruction, Florida Public Defenders Association, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2003 (16 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction/Officer-Involved Shootings, St. Louis Cty. P.A., St. Louis, MO, 2004 (40 hrs)
  • The Investigation of Officer Involved Shootings, Drug Enforcement Administration Academy, Quantico, Virginia, 2004 (24 hours)
  • Gunpowder & Primer Residues in Distance Determination, NYPD New York, New York, 2004 (40 hours)
  • Crime Scene Photography, St. Louis County Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2004 (24 hours)
  • Advanced Trajectory Analysis, St. Louis County Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2004 (24 hours)
  • Shooting Incident/Officer-Involved Shooting Reconstruction, Center for Public Safety, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 2004 (40 hours)
  • Shooting Reconstruction Techniques, Texas Rangers Annual Conference, Cypress, Texas, 2004 (4 hours)
  • Advanced Trajectory Analysis, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Dallas, Texas, 2004 (40 hours)
  • Forensic Photography, East Texas Police Academy, Kilgore, Texas, 2004 (24 hours)
  • Crime Scene Analysis/Reconstruction, Special Investigations Unit, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, 2004 (24 hours)
  • The Investigation of Officer Involved Shootings, Drug Enforcement Administration Academy, Quantico, Virginia, 2004 (24 hours)
  • Shooting Reconstruction/Officer-Involved Shootings, Sioux Falls Police Dept. , Sioux Falls, SD, 2004 (40 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction/Officer-Involved Shootings, Lewis & Clark Co. S.O., Helena, MT, 2004 (40 hrs)
  • Analysis/Reconstruction of Violent Crimes, St. Louis Co. Reg. Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2005 (40 hrs)
  • Investigating Officer-Involved Shootings, Natick Police Department, Natick, MA, 2005 (16 hrs)
  • Advanced Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Suffolk Co. Crime Lab, Hauppague, NY, 2005 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident/Officer-Involved Shooting Reconstruction, Center for Public Safety, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 2005 (40 hours)
  • Sexually-Related Violent Crime, Texas Rangers Annual Conference, Spring, Texas, 2005 (4 hrs)
  • Introduction to Shooting Reconstruction, Texas DPS Training Academy, Austin, Texas, 2005 (24 hrs)
  • Advanced Trajectory Analysis, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Dallas, Texas, 2005 (40 hours)
  • Introduction to Shooting Reconstruction, Minneapolis Police Dept., Minneapolis, WI, 2005 (40 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident/Officer-Involved Shooting Reconstruction, Mississippi State Crime Lab, Jackson, MS 2005 (40 hrs)
  • Processing Violent Crime Scenes, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Dallas, Texas, 2005 (8 hours)
  • Shooting Incident/Officer-Involved Shooting Reconstruction, Texas DPS Training Academy, Austin, Texas, 2005 (40 hrs)
  • Introduction to Shooting Reconstruction, Charlottesville PD, Charlottesville, Virginia, 2005 (24 hrs)
  • Homicide Investigation, Texas DPS Training Academy, Austin, Texas, 2005 (8 hours)
  • Introduction to Shooting Reconstruction, Las Vegas Metro Police, Las Vegas, NV, 2006 (24 hrs)
  • Advanced Shooting Reconstruction, Las Vegas Metro Police, Las Vegas, NV, 2006 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction/Officer-Involved Shootings ,St. Louis Co. Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2006 (40 hrs)
  • Shooting Reconstruction/Officer-Involved Shootings, Austin Police Academy, Austin, TX, 2006 (40 hrs)
  • Footwear/Tire Tread Evidence, Austin Police Academy, Austin, TX, 2006 (24 hrs)
  • The Analysis & Reconstruction of Violent Crimes, Austin Police Academy, Austin, TX, 2006 (24 hrs)
  • Introduction to Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, Dallas Police Academy, Dallas, TX, 2006 (24 hrs)
  • Advanced Shooting Reconstruction, East Texas Police Academy, Kilgore, TX, 2006 (24 hrs)
  • Special Topics in Shooting Reconstruction, Texas Rangers In-Service Training Conference, Austin, TX, 2006 (4 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident/Officer-Involved Shooting Reconstruction, Center for Public Safety, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 2006 (40 hours)
  • Shooting Incident/Officer-Involved Shooting Reconstruction, Garland PD, Garland, TX, 2007 (40 hrs)
  • Special Topics in Shooting Reconstruction, NYPD, Jamaica, Queens, NY, 2007 (24 hours)
  • The Analysis & Reconstruction of Violent Crimes, NYPD, Jamaica, Queens, NY, 2007 (24 hours)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Madison PD, Madison, WI, 2007 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Chatauqua County Sheriff's Office, Mayville, NY, 2007 (40 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Texas DPS Training Academy, Austin, TX, 2007 (40 hours)
  • Advanced Shooting Reconstruction, Texas DPS Training Academy, Austin, TX, 2007 (40 hours)
  • Shooting Reconstruction/Officer-Involved Shootings ,St. Louis Co. Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2007 (40 hrs) 
  • Advanced Shooting Reconstruction, St. Louis Co. Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2007 (24 hrs)
  • Fracture Match Identification, St. Louis Co. Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2007 (16 hrs)
  • Advanced Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Vancouver P.D., Vancouver, WA, 2008 (40 hrs)
  • Advanced Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Texas Tech Univ. Inst. of Forensic Sci., 2008 (24 hrs)
  • Crime Scene Analysis & Reconstruction, East Texas Police Academy, Kilgore TX, 2008 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident/Officer-Involved Shooting Reconstruction, Center for Public Safety, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 2008 (40 hours)
  • Introduction to Crime Scene photography, , East Texas Police Academy, Kilgore TX, 2008 (16 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, New Hampshire State Police, Concord, NH, 2008 (40 hrs)
  • Advanced Shooting Incident Reconstruction, , New Hampshire State Police, Concord, NH, 2008 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Clackamus Co. Sheriff's Office, Oregon City OR, 2008 (40 hrs)
  • Crime Scene Analysis & Reconstruction, St. Louis Co. Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2008 (24 hrs)
  • Fracture Match Identification, St. Louis Co. Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2008 (16 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Texas DPS Training Academy, Austin, TX, 2008 (24 hrs)
  • Advanced Shooting Reconstruction, Texas DPS Training Academy, Austin, TX, 2008 (24 hrs)
  • Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation, Minneapolis Police Dept., Minneapolis, MN, 2008 (24 hrs)
  • Advanced Shooting Reconstruction, Georgia Bureau of Investigation., Forsyth, GA, 2009 (24 hrs)
  • Advanced Shooting Reconstruction, Ohio Bureau of Investigation., Columbus, OH, 2009 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, St. Louis Co. Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2009 (24 hrs)
  • Intro. to Crime Scene/Accident Photography, , St. Louis Co. Police Acad., St. Louis, MO, 2009 (16 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Center for Public Safety, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 2006 (32 hours)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Albuquerque, NM, 2009 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident reconstruction, El Paso Police Academy, El Paso, TX, 2010 (32 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, St. Louis Co. Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2010 (24 hrs)
  • Inv. Officer-Involved Shootings, St. Louis Co. Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2010 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Center for Public Safety, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 2010 (32 hours)
  • Specialized Topics in Shooting Reconstruction, New Jersey State Police Academy, 2010 (4 hrs)
  • Specialized Topics in Shooting Reconstruction, SWAFS Conference, Grapevine, TX, 2010 (4 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, East Texas Police Academy, Kilgore, TX, 2011 (24 hrs)
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, East Texas Police Academy, Kilgore, TX, 2011 (24 hrs)
  • Crime Scene Reconstruction, NYPD, Jamaica, Queens, NY, 2011 (16 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, TX DPS Academy, Austin, TX, 2011 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, St. Louis Co. Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2011 (24 hrs)
  • Inv. Officer-Involved Shootings, St. Louis Co. Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2011 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Center for Public Safety, Northwestern  University, Evanston, Illinois, 2011 (24 hours)
  • Advanced Shooting Reconstruction, Center for Public Safety, Northwestern  University, Evanston, Illinois, 2011 (24 hours)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, NYPD, Jamaica, Queens, NY, 2011 (24 hrs) – Group I
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Chicago Independent Police Review Authority, Evanston, Illinois, 2011 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, NYPD, Jamaica, Queens, NY, 2011 (24 hrs) – Group II
  • Advanced Shooting Reconstruction, NYPD, Jamaica, Queens, NY, 2012 (24 hours) – Group I
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, NYPD, Jamaica, Queens, NY, 2012 (24 hrs) – Group III
  • Advanced Shooting Reconstruction, NYPD, Jamaica, Queens, NY, 2012 (24 hours) – Group II
  • Special Topics in Crime Scene Investigation, El Paso Police Dept., 2012 (16 hours)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Center for Public Safety, Northwestern  University, Evanston, Illinois, 2012 (24 hours)
  • Advanced Shooting Reconstruction, Center for Public Safety, Northwestern  University, Evanston, Illinois, 2012 (24 hours)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, St. Louis Co. Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2012 (24 hrs)
  • Inv. Officer-Involved Shootings, St. Louis Co. Police Academy, St. Louis, MO, 2012 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Missoula Police Department, Missoula, MT, 2012 (24 hrs)
  • Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Bannock Co. S.O., Pocatello, ID, 2012 (24 hours)

 

 

   

Academic classes:

I am a retired faculty member of the department of criminal justice at the University of North Texas. I coordinated the criminalistics certificate program at the university while I also regularly taught the following undergraduate classes:

  • CJUS 3330 - Introduction to Criminalistics
  • CJUS 4360 - Criminal Investigation
  • CJUS 4370 - Advanced Criminalistics I
  • CJUS 4380 - Advanced Criminalistics II
  • CJUS 4390 - Crime Scene Investigation

Additionally, I taught the following graduate classes on a rotating basis, each year:

  • CJUS 5800 - Crime Scene Reconstruction
  • CJUS 5800 - Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
  • CJUS 5800 - Shooting Incident Reconstruction
  • CJUS 5900 - Directed Studies (graduate research projects conducted under my supervision)

Publications:

  • "Reaction of Azobenzene with Triphenylphosphine," co-authored with R.E. Humphrey, Journal of Organic Chemistry, 1971
  • "A Procedure for the Isolation and Identification of LSD in a Single Dosage Unit (The Microdot Tablet)," Microgram, 1976
  • "A Comparison of Decomposition Products from Selected Burned Materials with Common Arson Accelerants," co-authored with R.W. Clodfelter, Journal of Forensic Sciences, 1977
  • "An Examination of Selected Automobile Rubber Bumper Guards," co-authored with R.W. Clodfelter, Journal of Forensic Sciences, 1977
  • "Techniques for Extraction of Spermatozoa from Stained Clothing: A Critical Review," Journal of Forensic Sciences, 1977
  • "Tannic Acid as a Field Test for Caffeine," Microgram, 1982
  • "Toy Store Bomb Paraphernalia," AFTE Journal, 1984
  • "Forensic Aspects of Shotshell Buffers," AFTE Journal, 1984
  • "Enhancement of Footwear Impressions on Glass," co-authored with R.A. Erfert, SWAFS Journal, 1985
  • "Stripping of Lead Bullets in a Browning High Power Pistol," AFTE Journal, 1988
  • "The Browning of Firearms Serial Numbering System," AFTE Journal, 1988
  • "An Anti-Splashback Lid for Water Traps," AFTE Journal, 1988
  • "A Preliminary Report on the Application of Fiber-Optic Videomicroscopy to Firearm and Tool Mark Examination," AFTE Journal, 1990
  • "Class Characteristics of Mossberg C-Lect-Choke Barrels with Factory Porting," AFTE Journal, 1990
  • "The Examination of Goodyear Neolite Cowboy Walking Boot Heels," SWAFS Journal, 1992
  • "The Application of Fiber-Optic Videomicroscopy to Firearm and Tool Mark Examination- A Further Look," AFTE Journal, 1993
  • "Calculation of Trajectory Angles Using an Inexpensive Angle Gauge," AFTE Journal, 1993
  • "Gunshot Residue Testing of Blood Stained Garments," AFTE Journal, 1993
  • "Gunshot Residue Testing of Blood Stained Garments," SWAFS Journal, 1994
  • "The Use of Hand-Held Laser Pointers in the Reconstruction of Events at Crime Scenes," co-authored with B.M. Courtney, SWAFS Journal, 1994
  • "The Portable Scopeman- A Powerful New Crime Scene Tool," SWAFS Journal, 1996
  • "Some Observations on Blood Back-Spatter," SWAFS Journal, 1997
  • "A New and Economical Forensic Light Source for Crime Scene and Laboratory Use," SWAFS Journal, 2003
  • "Recognition and Documentation of Bullet Ricochet Characteristics and Predicting Directionalities," SWAFS Journal, 2003
  • "A Compact Laser Protractor and its Use in Shooting Reconstruction," SWAFS Journal, 2004
  • "Estimation of Caliber for Distorted Bullets," SWAFS Journal, 2004
  • "Determination of Lateral Angles for Bullet Holes in Windshields," SWAFS Journal, 2005
  • "Making Knife Blade Test Impressions," SWAFS Journal, 2007
  • "A Simplistic Approach to Demonstrative Evidence in Complex Shootings", SWAFS Journal, 2008
  • "A Comparison of Some Selected 00 Buckshot Pellet Patterns", AFTE Journal, 2009
  • "Some Thoughts on Accreditation, Certification and Bad Behavior in Crime Labs", Forensic Evidence, 2010
  • "Winchester Hi-Density Buffer", AFTE Journal, 2010
  • "The Need for Bullet Deflection Training for Field Investigators", Journal of Forensic Management and Training, 2010
  • "Pseudo-HVIS: An Empirical Study", SWAFS Journal, 2010
  • “An Unusual Example of Scene Staging”, Evidence Technology Magazine, 2010
  • “A Comparison of Several Substrates Used for Gunpowder Stippling Evaluations”, AFTE Journal, 2011
  • “Civilianization of Crime Scene Units – A Growing Trend”, SWAFS Journal, 2011
  • “Shooting Reconstruction by iPhone”, SWAFS Journal, 2011
  • “State Mandated Accreditation in Texas – A Look Back and a Look to the Future”, Forensic Science Policy and Management: An International Journal2012

Books Contributed To/Written:

  • Mozyani, A. and Noziglia, C., "The Forensic Laboratory Handbook" (chapter on Firearm/Tool Mark identification), Humana Press: New Jersey, 2005 (revised 2009)
  • Hueske, E.E., "The Analysis and Reconstruction of Shooting Incidents", CRC Press/Taylor & Francis: Boca Raton, 2006 
  • Hueske, E.E., "Fingerprints and Firearms", Essentials of Forensic Science Series, Facts on File: New York, 2009

Training Videos Written/Produced (Through the Law Enforcement Training Network of Carrollton, Texas, 2002-03):

  • "Bloodstain Pattern Analysis I"
  • "Bloodstain Pattern Analysis II"
  • "Blood Spatter in Shooting Incidents"
  • "Bloodstain Evidence Documentation"
  • "The Proper Use of Trajectory Rods"
  • "Bullet Ricochet Phenomena I"
  • "Bullet Ricochet Phenomena II"
  • "Finding Invisible Footwear Impressions at Crime Scenes"
  • "Photographing & Casting Impression Evidence"
  • "Tire Tread Evidence Deductions"
  • "Producing Test or Elimination Impressions"
  • "The Use of Gunshot Residue in Distance Determinations"
  • "Cartridge Case Ejection Pattern Testing"

Media Appearances

  • Appeared on national television in pilot program on MSNBC's "Verdict: You Decide" regarding State of Texas vs. Richard Hicks, Fall, 2008 
  • Appeared on national television in Identification Discovery program "Forensics: You Decide" regarding State of Oklahoma vs. Gregory Maurek, Fall, 2009 

Professional Offices Held:

Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners:

  • Reviewer for AFTE Journal, 1989-2009

Southwestern Association of Forensic Scientists:

  • Program Chairman, 1984
  • Member, Board of Directors, 1986-1988
  • Chair of Professional Development, 1988-1990
  • SWAFS Journal Editor, 1988-1992
  • President, 1993-1994
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, 1994-1995
  • Fall Meeting Workshop Chair, 1993

American Society of Crime Lab Directors:

  • Member, Board of Directors, 1986-1989
  • Chair, Publication Committee, 1986-1987
  • Chair, Membership Committee, 1987-1989
  • Laboratory Accreditation Inspector, 1987-1995
  • Laboratory Accreditation Board Member, 1996
  • Forensic Science Operations and Program Committee, 1988-1991
  • Member, Management Committee, 1992-1994
  • Chair, Crime Scene Investigation Standards Committee, 1996

Advisory Board Membership

  • 2004 served as a member of the NYPD Laboratory Accreditation Advisory Board
  • 2006-2007 served as a member of the Crime Laboratory Review Board for the Houston Police Department 

Awards/Honors:

  • "Distinguished Member Award," AFTE, 1988
  • "James Zotter Award," SW Assn. of Forensic Scientists, 1991, ("For Outstanding Dedication and Contributions to the SW Association of Forensic Scientists and Forensic Science")
  • "Best Technical Paper," Southern and SW Assns. of Forensic Scientists, 1992, "The Use of Videomicroscopy in Footwear Comparisons"
  • "Best Technical Paper," SW Assn. of Forensic Scientists, 1993, "The Reconstruction of a Double Homicide near Ashfork, Arizona"
  • "Best Technical Paper," Southern and SW Associations of Forensic Scientists Joint Conference, 1994, "The Use of Hand-Held Laser Pointers in the Reconstruction of Events at Crime Scenes," co-authored with Max Courtney
  • Awarded Emeritus status in the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors, 1996
  • Awarded Emeritus status in the Southwestern Association of Forensic Scientists, 1996
  • Co-recipient of the annual MLK Award for Community service in 2007 for work done on the Houston Crime Lab project
  • Co-recipient of award for "Top 10 Books for Youth" in 2009 for "Fingerprints & Firearms"
  • Outstanding Faculty Member, University of North Texas, Department of Criminal Justice, 2012
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 02 January 2013 )