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Jennifer Bennett

Consulting Advisor





P.O. Box 638

Roswell, GA 30077

Areas of Specialty:

Homicide Investigations

Crimes Against Children

Cold Case Investigations

A Brief Bio

Jennifer Bennett has served as a police officer for more than 15 years, with more than a decade as a Detective investigating Crimes against Children, Death and Homicide investigations, felony persons crimes, and cold case homicides. Detective Bennett has more than 3,000 hours of investigative and law enforcement training and obtained two Professional Diplomas in Forensic Victimology and Criminal Profiling.

She is a leading member in her agency's Child Abduction Response Team development committee, as well as an active member with the Fulton County Child Fatality Review Board. Detective Bennett is decorated by departmental commendations, as well as gubernatorial and congressional letters of recognition for her homicide investigation case work.

*Complete CV available upon request.


Professional Management Program                                                                                                               September 2021-Present

Columbus State University                                                                                                                                                  Columbus, GA


Working, Controlling, and Managing Major Cases (CEU)                                                                                                           July 2018

Southern Police Institute, University of Louisville                                                                                                                    Louisville, KY


Professional Diploma in Forensic Victimology                                                                                                                           May 2018

The Forensic Criminology Institute                                                                                                                                                Sitka, AK


Homicide Investigations (CEU)                                                                                                                                                    June 2017

Southern Police Institute, University of Louisville                                                                                                                    Louisville, KY


Amber Alert Series Program (CEU)                                                                                                                                             2009-2014

Fox Valley Technical College                                                                                                                                                  Appleton, WI

Work Experience

January 2018 - Current

December 2002 - Current

Foxen Forensic Laboratories, Case Analyst

Provide analytical and investigative consultation for private criminal and civil case work for prosecution and legal defense clients.  This includes review of criminal investigation case files, investigative acts, lead development, and investigation strategy development. 

Metro Atlanta Area Police Department, Master Police Officer

Thoroughly investigate all criminal activity assigned, identify and apprehend offenders, obtain and conduct search warrant operations; and  analyze all facts regarding illegal activity. Assist in the prosecution of those charged with criminal offenses. Specially tasked with investigating crimes against children, death and homicide investigations, and cold case homicide investigations.  Agency liaison to multidisciplinary partner agencies at the Local, State, and Federal levels relating to child abuse and child death investigations. 

Select Qualifications

Advanced Training Experience

More than 3,400 hours of State and Federal recognized training; including homicide investigations; child abuse investigations; kidnapping and abduction investigations; human trafficking, constitutional law, managing major cases, forensic victimology, domestic violence, interviews and interrogations, and criminal procedures.

Select Honors and Awards

Departmental Commendation Ribbon (2022)

Letter of Recognition from Captain. H. Dunkin (2018)

Letter of Recognition from Sgt. J. Ruff (2017)

Gubernatorial Letter of Recognition, Governor N. Deal (2017)

Georgia Congressional Letter of Recognition, Senator J. Albers (2017)

Officer of the Year (Nomination) (2017)

Officer of the Quarter (2016)

Letter of Recognition from Fulton County Assistant District Attorney E. Chase (2013)

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