Texas Forensic Associates

A professional consortium comprised of subject matter experts in a wide range of scientific and investigative disciplines providing forensic education, training and consultation.


Truth Through Evidence

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W.R. (Rudy) Flores

N.L. (Nick) Webb

Sergeant Nick Webb retired in 2010 after over two decades of service as a municipal police officer.  Nick’s last position was the Palestine (Texas) Police Department Patrol Division Commander at the rank of Lieutenant.  Sergeant Webb holds an Associates of Science degree from Trinity Valley Community College. Sergeant Webb is a graduate of the 238th  session of the FBI National Academy.  He is licensed by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and holds certifications as a Master Peace Officer, Instructor and Firearms Instructor.  Sergeant Webb has been a Texas peace officer since 1990; having previously served as a patrol officer, narcotics agent and detective at the Athens (Texas) Police Department.  Sergeant Webb is a crime scene specialist and has been accepted in state court as an expert witness in latent fingerprint examination, collision reconstruction, shooting reconstruction and bloodstain pattern analysis.  Sergeant Webb has taught crime scene investigation, digital police photography, bloodstain pattern analysis and shooting reconstruction for police officers, academies and agencies across Texas. Sergeant Webb is an Associate Instructor in Criminal Justice at the University of Northern Colorado where he teaches courses in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis and Shooting Reconstruction.  Sergeant Webb returned to law enforcement as a Sergeant in the criminal investigation division of the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office in Athens, Texas.

Walter Henson

Walter Henson is a 26 year veteran of the Texas Department of Public Safety.  Walter is the current Manager of the Fingerprint Processing Bureau.  His previous positions included; Automated Fingerprint Identification (A.F.I.S.) Project Assistant, LiveScan Coordinator for the State of Texas, and Forensic Scientist in the Latent Print Section at the DPS Crime Laboratory in Austin, Texas.  Walter holds an instructor certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and has taught classes throughout the State on the Development and Comparison of Latent Prints.  Walter has conducted advanced training classes at the Texas DPS Academy and made presentations for the Texas Division of the International Association for Identification and the Texas Rangers.  Walter has traveled extensively across the state conducting training classes on AFIS and LiveScan.  He has been accepted as an expert witness on fingerprint identification and comparison in State and Federal Court.  Walter is the past-president of the Texas Division of the International Association for Identification and has chaired several committees for the TDIAI.  He is also a member of the AFIS-Internet Organization.

Sergeant W. R. (Rudy) Flores is a 32 year veteran of Texas law enforcement.  He is relied upon as an expert witness in federal and state courts on bloodstain pattern analysis, shooting incident reconstruction and death investigations.  Sergeant Flores has served as a Galveston County Sheriff's Deputy, Galveston Police Officer, and Texas Department of Public Safety State Trooper, Sergeant and Texas Ranger.  He holds a Bachelor of Science from Excelsior College and is a graduate of the Leadership Command College at Sam Houston State University’s Law Enforcement Management Institute.  He holds certifications as a Master Peace Officer, Instructor, Firearms Instructor and Special Investigator from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and has over 5,000 hours of accredited training.  Sergeant Flores is an Associate Instructor in Criminal Justice at the University of Northern Colorado and Missouri Western State University where he teaches courses in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, Shooting Reconstruction and Crime Scene Reconstruction.  He is one of the founders, and the senior member, of the Crime Scene Investigation Working Group assigned to design, implement and instruct advanced crime scene investigation techniques for the Texas Rangers.  Sergeant Flores is the Team Leader of the Texas Rangers, Company “B”, Major Crime Scene Response Team. He is highly sought after as an instructor and trainer and has presented to prosecutors, peace officers, medical professionals, criminalists, and students.  

Stanley Burke

Stan Burke was an FBI agent for 23 years, serving as a field agent in the FBI’s Phoenix, Dallas and Albuquerque Divisions, and as a supervisor and chief at FBI Headquarters and the FBI Academy.  While assigned to the FBI Academy, he taught investigative statement analysis; interviewing and interrogation; and law enforcement ethics, for which he was certified as a subject matter expert. As a University of Virginia faculty member, he taught both graduate and undergraduate courses to law-enforcement managers and investigators throughout the world. In 2008, he was appointed unit chief of the FBI’s Law Enforcement Communication Resources Unit. Under his management the LECRU joined forces with the FBI’s Behavioral Sciences Unit and founded the FBI’s Joint Communication Exploitation Research Team. Through his efforts, the JCERT analyzed statements submitted by law enforcement agencies worldwide and became an invaluable investigative resource. In 2010 he was awarded the prestigious FBI Director’s Award for these efforts. In 2010, he was given section chief responsibilities over the FBI’s Law Enforcement Programs Section and was responsible for the management of all aspects the FBI’s national and international training programs.  Stan retired from the FBI in 2011 and is currently the president of Precision Intelligence Consulting, www.precisionintelligenceconsulting.com, which provides investigative statement analysis services and instruction to clients throughout the world.  

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