Episodes

May 10, 2021

Forensic Anthropology: An interview with distinguished professor and practitioner Dr. Heather Walsh-Haney

Dr. Heather Walsh-Haney is a world-renown forensic anthropologist who has worked hundreds of cases across the globe. She discusses how she got into forensic anthropology as well as how she went from getting justice for the d...

April 13, 2021

Elder Abuse: What we all need to know to protect the elderly and vulnerable adults

We should be doing more to protect the elderly and vulnerable adults. Join Dr. Jones as he discusses this very important topic with an expert who has a passion for bringing awareness to this topic and putting a stop to thes...

April 01, 2021

School Safety

Dr. Jones discusses school safety with Sgt. Jeff Hicks, a retired school resource officer with 30 years of experience in the field. This episode includes information on school safety planning, security assessments, emergency...

November 17, 2020

Death is in the Air: An interview with expert forensic anthropologist and inventor, Dr. Arpad Vass

Dr. Arpad Vass has worked some extremely high-profile cases, including the famous Casey Anthony investigation. He is a world-renowned forensic anthropologist as well as an inventor. Listen as Dr. Vass gives you a look inside...

October 29, 2020

Sex offenders and the registry: What citizens and law enforcement officers need to know

With Halloween just a few short days away, Dr. Jones sat down with sex offender registry expert, Dr. Paul Grady, to discuss what law enforcement officers and citizens need to know. Dr. Grady details some valuable resources c...

October 02, 2020

Lt. Stacey Heatherly discusses women in law enforcement and opportunities within the TN High Way Patrol

Dr. Jones interviews TN Highway Patrol Lt. Stacey Heatherly. She talks about the difficulties she experienced as a female wanting to enter into the law enforcement profession, and how she has risen in command within the THP....

September 24, 2020

Behavioral Health in Corrections

Dr. Jones sits down with Behavioral Health Administrator Bob Garrett to discuss mental health issues in the prison system and what we're doing to combat it. Mr. Garrett has spent a significant amount of his career rehabilita...

September 11, 2020

Police training from a training officer's point of view

Dr. Jones sits down with Gallatin Police Department training officer, Sgt. Scottie King, to discuss the importance of law enforcement training as well as its complicated nature in today's society. Sgt. King gives insight int...

August 12, 2020

Domestic Violence Lethality Assessments

In this episode, Dr. Jones discusses lethality assessments for domestic violence and how they can benefit both victims and law enforcement officers alike. Created by the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence, this asses...

July 15, 2020

Recruiting, Retention, and Dealing With Problem Employees

Dr. Jones talks with Deputy Chief Don Green (Ret.), who was also the longest standing Executive Director of the Law Enforcement Innovation Center. Dr. Jones taps into Mr. Green's wealth of expertise to get his insight into t...

July 08, 2020

How an aspiring young man went straight from college student to forensic investigator

Dr. Jones speaks with, Amir Mitchell, a national forensic academy student who chronicles how he transitioned, almost immediately, from a college student to a forensic investigator. He is now attending one of the most prestig...

July 01, 2020

The Body Farm: An inside look into the Outdoor Forensic Training Center (Part 1)

In this episode, Dr. Jones sits down with expert forensic anthropologist Dr. Murray Marks to discuss the University of Tennessee's outdoor forensic training center, better known as THE BODY FARM. Dr. Marks discusses the orig...

June 26, 2020

Animal Cruelty: What you need to know about animal abuse and neglect

In this episode, Dr. Jones talks with Atlanta Animal Crimes Prosecutor Jessica Rock. She gives us insight into the horrors of animal abuse and just how prevalent it is in today's society. She discusses the pivotal roles law ...

June 18, 2020

Report writing for law enforcement: The importance of good documentation.

Does your department struggle with writing good police reports or affidavits? Do your officers copy and paste a police report narrative directly over to an affidavit? Do you know the necessary components of a good police re...

June 11, 2020

An introduction to Dr. Chris Jones and the Law Enforcement Innovation Center

In this introductory episode, Dr. Chris Jones explains his goals for the podcast, what the law enforcement innovation center is, and he talks a little bit about his background, including some of his education and work experie...