Laura Pettler & Associates
THE #1 VICTIM-CENTERED SCIENTIFIC DEATH INVESTIGATIONS FIRM IN THE WORLD

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Casework & forensic services

Scientific victim-centered death investigation is not something every investigator is trained in or is capable of doing. LPA is #1 in the world for this type of investigation and we get results: manners of death changed in cases, solving cold cases with agencies that lead to arrests, etc.

Maintaining the integrity of your evidence is an inseparable part of your case, whether you’re a pro at processing it all on your own or just getting started in the file. LPA offering clients the ability to collect DNA samples with the M-VAC Wet Vacuum System, process fingerprints, analyze bloodstains, shooting reconstruction elements, background investigations, CellHawk Phone Analysis, etc.

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Continuing education, Tribal Outreach, & camps

The LPA International Forensics Institution is cutting-edge continuing education for law enforcement, private investigators, and students. Designed by our experts, the LPAIFI is the only continuing educational system built like a university. We offer tracks, certificate programs, no stand alone courses here. Everything is mappable, trackable, and measurable back to the LPAIFI’s standard set of outcomes.

LPA opens up the Murder Room doors six weekends a year to investigators to bring their case to the LPA Roundtable. More…

Unthinkable is LPA’s public education seminar for armchair sleuths volunteering to help families in needs, families looking for resources, families looking for answers. More…

True Crime Camps…coming soon…

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True crime tELEVISION

The way people consume entertainment is constantly in flux, so the True Crime genre must adapt quickly. LPA strives to anticipate constantly changing production objectives and Dr. Pettler et al. stay focused on creating performances of a lifetime. Among our clients are The Dr. Oz Show Syndicated, Oxygen, Discovery ID, Starz, Reelz, and many other industry talents. We draft, edit, and and negotiate our own development, production, financing, appearance agreements in partnership with our Los Angeles-based on-camera talent rep Innovative Artists Agent Babette Perry. Tailoring each contract according to a project’s scope, size, and budget, we ensure the production has all the talents, resources, and equipment it needs from LPA.

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The Kaleidoscope Crime Scene Reconstruction System

Kaleidoscope is the most versatile and comprehensive shooting and bloodstain reconstruction system in the world. Investigators need to save time and money and be right on the money with their reconstructions. Students need to learn how to use the Kaleidoscope before they enter the field.

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