Geoff Symon is a 20-year Federal Forensic Investigator and Polygraph Examiner. His participation in high-profile cases includes the attacks on September 11, 2001, the War in Iraq, the Space Shuttle Columbia explosion, the 2002 bombings in Bali and the Chandra Levy investigation, among countless other cases.
He has direct, first-hand experience investigating cases including murder (of all types), suicide, arson, kidnapping, bombings, sexual assault, child exploitation, theft and financial crimes. He has specified and certified training in the collection and preservation of evidence, blood-spatter analysis, autopsies and laboratory techniques. You can reach him at GeoffSymon.com.
Forensics for Fiction is the reference series with the author in mind. Geoff Symon draws from his 20 years’ experience and expertise as a forensic investigator to cover real-world procedures and practices of crime and its investigation for writers of all genres.
Forensics for Fiction: making your crime pay
Autopsies is a user-friendly, illustrated reference that digs into all things posthumous and postmortem. Whether you're writing about dissection or resurrection, this guidebook covers it all from cadaver to slab as an easy-to-understand resource for dead-on storytelling.
Crime Scenes is a comprehensive, user-friendly introduction to the on-scene personnel and procedures of criminal investigations. Whether you’re writing CSIs or private eyes, this handy illustrated guidebook offers a reference to cracking the scene of your crime.
Blood Spatter offers authors an accurate and accessible gateway into the world of blood analysis. This illustrated guidebook offers a one-stop, easy-to-understand reference for writing a bloody good story. Geoff Symon draws from his 20 years’ experience and expertise as a forensic investigator to cover real-world procedures and practices of crime and its investigation for writers of all genres.