Jason Pressly has been employed with JusticeTrax as the National Sales Manager since August 2008 and is responsible for product sales for North America. Jason earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Southern Mississippi in May 1996. His professional career began in forensic science with the Mississippi Crime Laboratory, where he worked as a Certified Latent Print Examiner and as a member of the Violent Crime Response Unit from 1997 through 2004. He also worked as a forensic consultant specializing in latent print training and casework examinations from 2004 through 2008. Jason is a lifetime active member of both the International Association for Identification (IAI) and the Mississippi Division of the International Association for Identification (MDIAI). He has, in past years, served as both a member and Chair of the Safety Committee for the IAI and also as 2nd Vice President, 1st Vice President, President and Chair of the Board of Directors, as well as served on numerous committees for the MDIAI. Jason is a published author having written an article, “Ninhydrin on Latex Gloves: An Alternative Use for and Old Technique,” appearing in the Journal of Forensic Identification, 49(3), 1999, pp. 257-260. He also published a series of latent print processing articles in the official publication of the MDIAI, The Magnolia Print.
Jason brings a unique understanding of forensic science to the Business Development Unit. As a former forensic scientist, Jason not only understands how evidence flows in and out of agencies, he also has a vast knowledge of the examinations performed on evidence collected at crime scenes.
With over 32 years as a forensic scientist, David Epstein is currently the Business Development Manager for JusticeTrax. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Forensic Science from the University of Central Florida and has extensive experience, having performed analysis of firearms, tool marks, controlled substances, blood and beverages for alcohol concentration, fire debris, paint, fibers, glass, and biological specimens. Additionally, he directed the Acadiana Criminalistics Lab, a full-service regional crime laboratory in New Iberia, Louisiana, for 10 years. David went on to become the Chief Operations Officer for the National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC), which he joined in 2000. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD) and the American Board of Criminalistics (ABC). David has maintained certification by the ABC since 1995.
Mary R. Cook
With over 27 years in law enforcement, Mary R. Cook has been the Business Development Specialist for JusticeTrax for the past 6 years. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Western Michigan University and an AS in Fire Science from Kellogg Community College. Mary was a certified Police Officer and Firefighter in Michigan. A certified expert in accident reconstruction, Mary is very familiar with evidentiary processes and procedures.