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Digital Evidence Instructors

Chris McNeil

Chris is a Detective with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department. He is considered an area expert in the field of computer and cell phone forensics. He has a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from Appalachian State University. He has completed numerous training courses in the computer field including FLETC, US Secret Service, Access Data, Encase, Paraben and is a certified North Carolina General Instructor.
Chris teaches: Cell Phone Forensics

Chris Perez
Chris is a Detective with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department and has been a sworn member of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department for 12 years. He has also served with the New York City Police Department. He is currently assigned to the Cyber Crimes / Computer Forensics Unit.
As a cyber crime investigator, Chris has investigated a wide range of internet based crimes, including cyber stalking, wire fraud, extortion and numerous crimes originating on social websites such as Facebook and MySpace.
In addition to his hands-on experience, he has completed in excess of 550 hours of cyber crime, digital evidence, and computer forensic training; received from such sources as the United Sates Secret Service, the FBI, as well as private digital forensic evidence organizations. Chris is a sworn Deputy US Marshall with the Electronic Crimes Task Force with the United States Secret Service, as well as a member of the High Tech Crime Investigators Association.
Steve Rose
Steve is Sr. IT Administrator/Investigator at the Wilkesboro Police Department.
Steve has been a Sworn Law Enforcement Officer since 2004. He has been an investigator for 5 of those years. He currently holds the position of IT Administrator, Senior Investigator and Cyber Crime/Computer Forensics expert.
Steve holds certifications in Advanced Computer Forensics, Electronic Crime Scene Investigation, Cell Phone Forensics and many others. He started working with computers in 1987 when he worked for Ford Motor Company. In addition, Steve assists other Law Enforcement Agencies with computer related cases and IT consulting. He has been responsible for server and network design for many years. He is also a certified North Carolina Law Enforcement Instructor.


Sean Morrissey

Sean currently serves as the CEO of Katana Forensics, the creators of Lantern forensic software. Sean offers top of the line training, specializing in Apple iOS forensics. Prior to Katana, he served as a mobile device examiner for the U.S. State Department and an instructor for the Defense Cyber Crime Center. Sean also has law enforcement experience as a Deputy Sheriff and Police Officer in Maryland and military experience as an Officer in the U.S. Army.

Sean teaches: Apple iOS Forensics