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LAWRENCE F. "LARRY" LAWSON

Website: www .paranormalfbi.com

Email : ghostguy59@gmail.com

Name

Lawrence F. "Larry" Lawson

City Vero Beach
Prov/State Florida
Country United States of America
Zip Code 32968
Favourite Saying "Ghost hunting is like fishing. Sometimes they're biting, sometimes they're not."
Cell 772-633-3955
Skype lawson.lawrence59
Facebook Florida Bureau of Paranormal Investigation (organization)
Google+ www.paranormal fbi.com
Profession

Law Enforcement/Education

Career Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Education
Expertise Paranormal Investigations/ Cults and Deviant Groups Investigations
Education Nova Southeastern University/Troy State University
Degree(s) B.S. Professional Management/ M.S. Public Administration (MPA)
Military or Law Enforcement Duty Certified Law Enforcement Officer in Florida since 1980
Affiliation(s) Affiliations: Member- Board of Directors for the Forage Center for Peace Building and Humanitarian Education
Media Credits The 'X' Zone Radio Show with Rob McConnell
General Info

Experience

- POLICE OFFICER (FULL-TIME) | FELLSMERE POLICE DEPARTMENT | APRIL 2014 - PRESENT
CURRENT RANK: DETECTIVE
- POLICE OFFICER (PART-TIME) | FELLSMERE POLICE DEPARTMENT | SEPTEMBER 2008 - APRIL 2014
- CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING CENTER DIRECTOR/CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEPARTMENT CHAIR | INDIAN RIVER STATE COLLEGE | AUGUST 1998 - JULY 2013(RETIRED)
- LAW ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR | INDIAN RIVER STATE COLLEE | NOVEMBER 1995 - JULY 1998
- POLICE OFFICER (PART-TIME) | PORT ST. LUCIE POLICE DEPARTMENT | FEBRUARY 1996 - AUGUST 2008
- DETECTIVE SERGEANT | MARTIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT | MARCH 1993 - NOVEMBER 1995
- CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR | STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT-FLORIDA | AUGUST 1984 - FEBRUARY 1993
- COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER | ST. LUCIE COUNTY EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS CENTER | WHILE RECOVERING FROM DUTY RELATED INJURY, MARCH 1984 - AUGUST 1984
- POLICE OFFICER / DETECTIVE | PORT ST. LUCIE POLICE DEPARTMENT | APRIL 1982 - MARCH 1984
- POLICE OFFICER | CITY OF DELRAY BEACH POLICE DEPARTMENT | OCTOBER 1980 - APRIL 1982
- CORRECTIONAL OFFICER | DADE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS & REHABILITATION | FEBRUARY 1980 - OCTOBER 1980


Certifications

- STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, P.S.T.C. Certificate #02-026598
- LAW ENFORCEMENT INSTRUCTOR, P.S.T.C. Certificate # 12-88-081-01
- Instructor, Basic Law Enforcement Academy
- Instructor, Advanced Law Enforcement Training in Criminal Investigation
- Instructor, Specialized Investigative Training in Sex Crimes, Occult Related Crimes and Sexual Exploitation of Children

Awards & Commendations

Association of Florida Colleges, Occupational & Workforce Education Commission, Exemplary Practices Award, Practical Interdisciplinary Exercise For Public Safety, 2012

National League for Innovation, Best Practices Award for Practical Interdisciplinary Exercise For Public Safety, 2012

Indian River State College, Instructional Innovation Award, April 2011

Florida Association of Community Colleges Occupational & Workforce Education Commission Exemplary Business/Industry Partnership: Best Practices Award, 2005, presented in Tampa, Florida, August 2005

Indian River Community College Ambassador Award recipient, for outstanding representation of the college in the four county service area, April, 1998

National Commission of Professional Law Enforcement Standards, Professional Certificate in Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice Science, August 1989

Projects & Publications

Faculty Member, Summer Institute for Disaster Relief and Humanitarian Aid, Republic of Macedonia, 2007, 2008, and 2009.
Designed and implemented a two year "Academy Track" program at Indian River Community College that allows students to obtain an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice Technology and Florida Law Enforcement Certification simultaneously. August 2003

Designed a Multi-Disciplinary Sexual Child Abuse Investigative Program for the four-county, 19th Judicial Circuit of Florida, 1991

"Investigation of Sexual Child Abuse" Published in the International Juvenile Officer Association's Annual Magazine, June 1992

Larry is married with three children. The oldest , a daughter is following her father's footsteps and is currently an active duty law enforcement officer.

His two son's ages 18 and 16 are active members of FBPI.

Larry Retired after 30 years for the State of Florida as both a law enforcement officer and educator. He didn't stay retired long and is back in Law Enforcement again full time as a Detective with the City of Fellsmere Police Department in Fellsmere, Florida.

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