Keystone hosts Forensics symposium

First Posted: 4/14/2014

Keystone College will host its ninth annual Forensic Science Symposium on Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Theatre in Brooks.

The symposium will feature workshops and lectures on forensic science topics including forensic photography, fingerprint identification, crime scene investigation, and forensic evidence law.

Several law enforcement and forensic experts will present including M. Dawn Watkins from the Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. police department and King Brown from the West Palm Beach, Fla. police department. Other noted speakers include Attorney John Drawec, assistant professor at Western New England University, and Andrew Taravella, a police officer from the Houston Forensic Science Center. Several Keystone students will demonstrate their forensic science expertise, including presentations on bone histology and the environmental effects on differential decomposition.

The event is free to members of the Keystone community, $5 for non-Keystone students and $15 for the general public. To register and view a complete schedule of events, please visit

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