Sandy Police Department will be hosting a one day seminar: Sexual Deviant Killers April 1, 2022 FEE: $175.00 A limited number of 15 early bird discount tickets will be offered at the rate of $160: REGISTER EARLY! Course Objectives This course offers extensive examination into the minds of convicted serial murderers and violent sex offenders, whose primary motive is sex-related and who predominantly target women and children. The instructor’s post-secondary educational background and credentials, hands-on investigative research and years of practice trudging through the dark minds of the most unusual, violent, and deranged individuals makes this course unique. Case samples and various crime scene photos that depict multifarious features of abnormal sexual pathology will be utilized along with offender psycho-social histories and backgrounds will be presented an d analyzed. The goal is to achieve a more comprehensive understanding of fantasy facilitators, examining the killers’ signature. Violent sex offender behaviors and etiologies will be studied with the goal of identifying warning signs, interviewing suspects, increasing effectiveness in search warrants and greater case preparation from inception to case closure. Although, extremely informative, due to its explicit nature this course is not intended for everyone and is primarily designed for those working in law enforcement, corrections, probation and parole that provides a glance into the darkest corners of humanity. INSTRUCTOR BRIEF BIO Lawrence J. Simon is the author of the books “Murder by Numbers: Perspectives on Serial Sexual Violence” and “Mortal Desire: Origins of Sexual Violence” For over a decade he has devoted his services to primarily law enforcement, legal and forensic professionals throughout the country and is recognized as one of the most skilled and respected instructors on this very challenging subject. He has been a keynote speaker at major national and state-sponsored conferences across the United States and Canada. Dr. Simon is recognized by the American Board of Sexology as a diplomat and certified as a Sexologist and earned his doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology specializing in Forensic psychology from an APA accredited institution in Miami graduating in 2007. He is regularly requested by law enforcement and legal staff to serve as a consultant on numerous cases involving crimes of a sexual and explicit nature, including cold case serial homicides. Dr. Simon has spent most of his professional years employed with corrections where he interviewed, treated and assessed some of the most dangerous inmates in the country including inmates on death row.