Gregory Cooper, Executive Director, Cold Case Foundation
Cooper has worked a Chief of Police, Supervisor of FBI Behavioral Science Unit, FBI National Academy Instructor, FBI Profiler, Expert Witness, Law Enforcement Administrator, Police Training/Instructor, University/College Professor, and an International and Domestic Threat Assessment Advisor. He is an expert in Criminal Profiling, Prescriptive Interviewing and Interrogation, Investigations, and Multi-Agency Investigative Task Force consultation. Cooper has given Expert Witness testimony based on his work in serial crimes and cases involving homicide, sexual assault, kidnapping, terrorism, political corruption, white collar crime, product tampering, abduction, arson and bombing. Cooper is a published author on a series of law enforcement topics.
With over 35 years of expertise in the law enforcement, legal, corporate and educational communities, Cooper has consulted internationally with law enforcement agencies on topics including homicides, rapes, kidnapping, product tampering, extortion, political corruption, arson and bombing, workplace violence, and stalking and false allegations.
Dean Jackson, Deputy Executive Director, Cold Case Foundation
Dean has more than 30 years of experience working in both the non-profit world and Law Enforcement. He has an extensive list of credentials and thousands of hours of experience in Critical Incident Stress Management and Death Notification. He is a former sworn Deputy Coroner for Teton County, Wyoming.
Dean has investigated over 100 death and crime scene investigations. He has debriefed first responders after numerous critical incidents including fatal accidents, suicides, officer-involved shootings, homicides, sexual assaults, equivocal deaths and officer deaths.
Dean is currently the Deputy Executive Director of the Cold Case Foundation, Lead Consultant at the JCG, a member of the Utah Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) team, an accredited instructor for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation: a frequent guest lecturer at universities, law enforcement and fire agencies, victim assistant units, and state Peace Officer Standards Training (POST). He currently teaches Criminal Profiling, Crime Scene Analysis, Rape Investigation, Prescriptive Interviewing/Interrogation, Missing Persons/Unidentified Bodies and Victimology. In 2002 he served on the Winter Olympics’ CISM Team.