Forensic Criminologist on the
five time emmy award winning...
The Dr. Oz Show
Licensed Private Investigator
Former District Attorney's Investigator
Former DA’s Cold Case Task Force Co-Founder & Director
Former DA’s Crime Scene Reconstruction & Behavioral Analysis Co-Founder & Director
Former Deputy Coroner
Alliance Charter Member...Cold Case Accountability Act of 2020
Blog Co-Author on DoctorOz.com...Oz Investigates: Science, Medicine, and Mystery True Crime Tuesdays and Thursdays
Co-Executive Producer and Host...International Academy of Web-Television Awards Nominee, "Notorious: True Crime Stories with Laura Pettler"
President....Laura Pettler & Associates Death Investigations
Author of the World's first book exclusively dedicated to Crime Scene Staging Dynamics in Homicide Cases
Musician/Singer/Songwriter...Seven albums, Touring Musician
Laura specializes staged crime scenes in intimate partner and domestic violence hot and cold homicide cases, which in some cases extends to missing persons, serial homicide, and sexual homicide as well. Laura is the author of the first book in the world on crime scene staging entitled, Crime Scene Staging Dynamics in Homicide Cases. Laura is also the inventor of The Kaleidoscope System Shooting and Bloodstain Reconstruction System sold in more than 30 countries.
Laura analyzes the physical and behavioral evidence in death cases. She bloodstains, bullet paths, wound paths, evidence in the scene, along with personality traits, emotionality, cognition, and behaviors.
Laura was the Director of North Carolina's first and only only Crime Scene Reconstruction and Behavioral Analysis program in history based in Prosecutorial District 20A and was the Director of its former Cold Case Task Force until 2010...then there's the flip-side: she's a Singer/Songwriter, French Bulldog and Doberman Pinscher Fancier, an avid Equestrian, Mounted Archer, and a relentless DIYer who loves home renovation her farm!