Forensic Science

  • Welcome to Law Enforcement and Forensic Science! 

    Some background on me:

    I have a Master’s Degree in Education from Iowa State University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Grandview University in Des Moines, Iowa. I've completed the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy, the Federal Law Enforcement Criminal Investigator Training Program and the Basic and Advanced United States Deputy Marshal Training Program. I began my career as a city police officer, became a state investigator and retired as a United States Marshal. I have been teaching criminal justice courses for the past eight years, at the high school and college level. 

    I enjoy teaching and bringing my experiences in law enforcement and enthusiasm for criminal justice education to the students in LISD. If you have any questions about the program, please email me at: 


    -Catherine Murphy