About

Everett Baxter Jr., CCSI CCSR

Mr. Baxter has over 25 combined years in law enforcement. He began his law enforcement career in 1991 with the Norman Police Department’s EMS Division. This unique service provided EMS care to the citizens of Norman, Oklahoma through the Police Department. At that time, there were only a handful of police agencies that provided EMS services to their citizens and one of three that actually provided ambulance service through the police department. Mr. Baxter joined the Oklahoma City Police Department in 1998 and is currently assigned to the Crime Scene Unit of the Oklahoma City Police Department.

Formal Education

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Chemistry, University of Oklahoma, 1991
Associate in Applied Science – Emergency Medical Technology, Okla. City Community College, 1994

Certifications

Crime Scene Investigator (IAI Certification Number: CI11881)
Crime Scene Reconstructionist (IAI Certification Number: CR12795)

Professional Experience

Inspector, Investigation Bureau – Oklahoma City Police Department, 1/02/2014 to Present
Adjunct Instructor, Police Science, Oklahoma State University – OKC Campus 8/2005 to 05/2014
Investigator, Investigation Bureau – Oklahoma City Police Department, 1/02/2009 to 01/01/2014
Detective, Investigation Bureau – Oklahoma City Police Department, 1/02/2004 to 01/01/2009
Police Master Sargent, Investigations Bureau, Crime Scene Unit – Oklahoma City Police Department 10/24/2013 to Present
Police Staff Sargent, Investigations Bureau, Crime Scene Unit – Oklahoma City Police Department 10/24/2008 to 10/23/2013
Police Sergeant, Investigations Bureau, Crime Scene Unit – Oklahoma City Police Department, 01/02/2004 to 10/23/2008
Police Sergeant, Operations Bureau – Oklahoma City Police Department, 10/24/2003 to 01/01/2004
Police Officer, Operations Bureau – Oklahoma City Police Department, 01/09/1998 to 10/23/2004
Police Officer, Patrol Division – Norman Police Department, 09/1994 to 01/1998
Police Paramedic, EMS Division – Norman Police Department 08/1991 to 09/1994
Laboratory Assistant, University of Oklahoma Chemistry Department 08/1988 to 08/1991

Forensics Continuing Education

Homicide Investigations School (Instructor: Ron Mitchell) 06/04/2001 to 06/08/2001 (40 hrs) OCPD
Basic Crime Scene Investigation (Instructor: Eric Richardson) 03/15/2005 to 03/19/2005 (40 hrs) OKC
Crime Scene Investigations Unit ITO Process (Eric Richardson / Larry Spruill) 01/02/2005 (3 months) OCPD
Shooting Scene Analysis (Instructor: Larry Spruill) 09/27/2004 to 09/29/2004 (24 hrs) Edmond OK
Basic Fingerprint Recognition (Instructors: Cindy Hutchcroft / Karen Smith) 05/24/2004 to 05/27/2004 (24 hrs) OCPD
Basic Blood Stain Pattern Analysis (Instructor: Tom Bevel) 02/07/2005 to 02/11/2005 (40 hrs) Norman OK
Basic Fingerprint Classification (Instructor: Yvonne Hill) 05/09/2005 to 05/13/2005 (40 hrs) OKC
Introduction To Forensic Mapping (Instructor: Tim Lovit) 06/22/2005 (8 hrs) OKC
Investigative Strategies of Missing and Abducted Children 01/23/2006 to 01/27/2006 (36 hrs) San Diego CA
Forensic Response to Missing and Abducted Children 01/31/2006 to 02/01/2006 (16 hrs.) San Diego CA
Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis (Instructor Tom Bevel) 02/13/2006 to 02/17/2006 (40 hrs.) Norman OK
Blood Rituals – Religious Terrorism & Ritualistic Crimes – Oklahoma Division of the International Association for Identification Conference (Instructor: Dr. Dawn Perlmutter) 09/11/2006 (4 hours) Edmond, OK
Informal Bloodstain Mentorship (Craig Gravel) January 2007 to Present
Informal Crime Scene Reconstruction Mentorship (Craig Gravel) January 2007 to Present
Basic Blood Stain Pattern Analysis (Instructor: Stuart James; Norman Reeves; Rex Sparks) 02/05/2007 to 02/09/2007 (40 hrs) Des Moines Iowa
Expert Testimony – Oklahoma Division for the International Association for Identification Conference (Instructor: Ron Smith) 05/24/2007 (4 hours)
Clandestine Grave Exhumation and Forensic Mapping – Oklahoma Division of the International Association for Identification Conference (Instructors: Necro Search International and David Evans) 05/25/2007 (8 hours)
Shooting Incident Reconstruction (Instructor: Leroy Parker) 07/30/2007 to 08/03/2007 (40 hours) OCPD
Basic Clandestine Grave Investigation (Instructor: David Evans) 10/09/2007 (8 hours) OCPD
Math and Physics for Bloodstain Pattern Analysis (Instructors: Dr. Brian Yamashita, PhD and Fons Chafe) 02/11/2008 to 02/15/2008 (40 hours) Miami Dade Police Department
Introduction to Infrared Photography Oklahoma Division of the International Association for Identification Conference (Instructor: Michael Brooks) 04/11/2008 (4 Hours)
Advanced Search and Seizure for Investigators (Instructors: Scott Rowland, Steve Deutsch, Jennifer Chance, Pam Kimbrogh) 07/20/2009 (4 hrs.)
Forensic Archaeology University of Oklahoma (Instructors: Dr. Kent Buehler PhD and Dr. Lesley Rankin-Hill PhD) 07/12/2010 to 07/16/2010 (40 hours)
Strangulation Detection with A Forensic Light Source (2 hours); Thoroughly and Accurately Photographing Bloodstained Crime Scenes (2 hours); The Optimum Combination of Light Sources, Dye Blends and Filters (1 1/2 hours); Fingerprint Development on Fired Bullet Casings (1 hour); JPEG vs. RAW (1/2 hour); Infrared Light Application in Crime Scene Investigation (2 hours); Footwear Impression Photography (2 hours); Development Techniques on Thermal paper (1/2 hour); UV and IR Photography of GSR (2 hours); Digital Photography of Latent Fingerprints (4 hours); Crime Scene Analysis and Reconstruction (4 hours); Bloodstain Pattern Documentation: A New Approach (4 hours); Writing a Comprehensive Bloodstained Analysis Report (1 Hour) The 96th International Association for Identification Conference 08/08/2012 to 08/12/2011
Shooting Reconstruction Workshop (Instructor: Mike Maloney) (2 hours); Employing Taxonomy to Identify Bloodstain Patterns Workshop (Instructor: Tom Bevel) (2 hours); Cold Case Investigations (Instructor: Mike Huff ) (4 Hours) 05/22/2012 to 05/23/2012 Oklahoma Division of the International Association for Identification Conference
Taking the Crime Scene into the Interrogation Room (Instructor: Dan Craft – Oklahoma Division of the International Association for Identification Conference) 05/20/2013 (8 hours)
Crime Scene Reconstruction 1 (Instructor: Ross Gardner) 12/16/2013 to 12/20/2013 (40 hrs) Norman OK
Wounds (2 Hours – Dr. Joshua Lanter); Nature’s Patterns (1 Hour – John Vanderkolk); Philosophy of Knowing and Believing (1 Hour – John Vanderkolk); Post Mortem Interval (2 Hours – Dr. Arpad Vass); Distinguishing Animal Bone from Human Bone (2 Hours – Angela Berg); Document Examinations (2 Hours – Gary Szabo); Collecting Trajectories from Soil (1 Hour – Jackie Smithson); IED Recognition (2 Hours – John Frucci) Oklahoma Division of the International Association for Identification Conference August 04-06, 2014
OSU Forensic Science IMPEX Program (3 hrs. – John Frucci and Tom Gersbeck); Archeology Case Study (1 hr. – Dr. Kent Buehler); Wound Recognition (Dr. Joshua Lanter, M.D.) Oklahoma Division of the International Association for Identification Conference May 21 – 23, 2015
Analysis of Complex Patterns and BPA Scenarios (3 hrs. – Holly and Cory Latham); Summary of Research on Gunshot Backspatter (25 min – Cory Latham); Crime Scene Reconstruction – A View from the “Dark Side” (1 hr. – Randolph Beasley); Seeing into the Infrared: A Novel IR Fluorescent Fingerprint Powder (25 min – Roberto King); Examination of Bodies for Fingerprints – Proven Methods, Tried and True (4 hrs. – Brian Dalrymple); Developing Latent Prints on firearms, Cartridge Casings and Spent Cartridge Cases…Does Anything Really Work? (2 Hrs. – Wade Knapp); Ultraviolet Light Source (2 hrs. – John H. Olenik); Uncommon Methods for Common Forensic Evidence (4 hrs. – Kjell Carlsson and Jens Carlsson); The Recovery of Footwear and/or Tire Marks from the Inside of Clothing (25 min. – Sarah Bohne and Michael Gorn); The Efficacy of Blue Star Forensics on Wood Floors Coated with Lacquer and Shellac: A Cold Case in Progress (30 min. – Karen L. Smith); Daytime Laser Photography (2 hrs. – Andrew Travella and Dr. Tammy Barette, PhD, JD) 100th International Association for Identification Educational Conference August 02 – 07, 2015
Forensic Anthropology (45 min – Donna Fontana); Seminal Stains in Crime Scene Reconstruction, (45 min – Celestina Rossi); Bloodstain Pattern Analysis on Fabrics (2 Hours 15 min – Ross Gardner and Tom “Griff” Griffin), Staged Homicides (1 hour 30 min – Cory Latham); Applying Hill’s Criteria to Evaluate the Validity of Cause and Effect Relationships in Crime Scene Reconstruction (1 Hour 30 min – Ross Gardner); Police Involved Shooting Panel Discussion (1 Hour 30 min); Suicide by Cop (45 min – Kenton Wong); Shooting Reconstruction ( 3 Hours – Jonathyn Priest and Matthew Noedel) 26th Association for Crime Scene Reconstruction Conference 01/09/2016 to 02/11/2016

Professional Affiliations

Oklahoma Division of International Association for Identification (member since 09/07/2004; member #539)
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts (Provisional Member 07/2006 Full Member 10/03/2012; member #3095)
International Association for Identification (member since 5/15/2007; member #23282)
Association for Crime Scene Reconstruction (member since 02/15/2008; member #AC743)
International Crime Scene Investigators Association (member since 04/2015)

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