Talk set on forensic art of facial reconstruction


The Hilo Branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women) and the University of Hawaii at Hilo Women’s Center will co-sponsor a free presentation for the community at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, on “Forensic Art/ Facial Reconstruction” by Ingrid Dean, a retired Michigan State Police sergeant now working for the Hawaii Police Department as a civilian forensic artist and polygraph examiner.

The program will be in UCB-113. Learn how forensic artists generate drawings of suspects and how they create likenesses of unidentified people with clay on human skulls.

Dean has a bachelor’s degree in art, is a professional artist, musician and writer. She is also a state-licensed polygraph examiner and teaches the art of detecting truth and deception. She authored a book, “Spirit of the Badge: 60 True Police Stories of Divine Guidance, Miracles and Intuition.” For more, visit her website, www.spiritofthebadge.com.

AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. The Women’s Center at UHH is dedicated to helping build an inclusive campus climate for all.

For more information, contact Rosemarie Muller, 631-294-0021 or rcmuller27@hotmail.com.

 

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