Snapshot Testimonials

“The resemblance between the composite snapshot
and [the suspect's] booking photo was uncanny.”
Lieutenant Paul Beckman, Costa Mesa CA Police Department
“Snapshot is changing the game in how we view DNA evidence. If you aren't using it
in your cases, you are missing critical information for your investigation.”
Instructor Russell R. Strickland, North Carolina Justice Academy Investigations Center
“DNA testing continually evolves and this [Snapshot] is the next step.”
Det Mike Moreschi, Orlando FL Police Department
“As a detective new to DNA phenotyping, I found Parabon's customer support superb. They patiently
helped us identify a viable DNA sample and delivered an invaluable description of our perpetrator.”
Detective Steve Conner, Aurora CO Police Department, Cold Case Squad
“Parabon has provided a fantastic result with the Snapshot report;
it corroborates and coalesces our victim accounts of the perpetrator.”
Inspector Scott McLaren, Queensland Police Service, Australia
“[Snapshot] allows us to eliminate populations that we don't have to waste our energy on.
It cuts away a lot of work and effort that a lot of time in homicide investigations goes nowhere.”
Sergeant Ray Kelly, Alameda County CA Sheriff's Office
“We're in the beginning phases of using it [Snapshot]. There are
hundreds and hundreds of cases that we could use this technology on.”
Detective Derek Gaspard, Galveston TX Police Department
“We're excited about the technology. It's certainly worth [the cost].”
Sheriff Mike Chapman, Loudoun County VA Sheriff's Office
“It's pretty astounding that 21st Century technology
has led us to this type of composite.”
Police Chief Thomas Pyle II, Athens OH Police Department
“Now that I have seen Snapshot in action, I am a believer.”
Captain Tammi Howell, Rockingham County NC Sheriff's Office
“The advance in technology since these murders took place is phenomenal.
We've received over 100 new tips since releasing the Snapshot composites to the public.”
Public Information Officer Loretta Cool, Tacoma WA Police Department
“We were impressed with both the Snapshot analysis and the service we received.
I would be pleased to be a reference for Canadian law enforcement.”
Constable Scott Chapman, Windsor ON Police Department
“Snapshot is an excellent tool for detectives. What's amazing is
that instead of letters and numbers, it can turn DNA into a face.”
Major Pedro Abut, Hallandale Beach FL Police Department
“The [Snapshot] training was highly informative and relevant to our work.
I found Parabon to be extraordinarily responsive to the needs of law enforcement.”
Tony Johnson, San Diego CA District Attorney Investigator, Cold Case Homicide Team
“[Snapshot] is so high-tech, it makes CSI look like Sesame Street.”
Ryan Smith, News Correspondent, ABC's 20/20
“I see a lot of potential for this technology in Australia, providing law enforcement agencies with
yet another tool to cultivate quality forensic intelligence.”
Inspector Scott McLaren, Queensland Police Service, Australia
“Look at that [Snapshot] composite... it looks very much like the defendant in this case.”
Mike DeWine, Ohio Attorney General
“I was skeptical at first, but after seeing my own prediction, I would definitely
recommend Snapshot for any investigation that involves unmatched DNA.”
Det. Rodie Sanchez, Iberville Parish LA Sheriff's Office; Lead Investigator, Killing Fields
“Since we introduced the [Snapshot] composite to the public last week, we've had
over 100 tips come in through our Ziegert tip-line... Some have been significant.”
Anthony Gulluni, Hampden County MA District Attorney
“When we have a case like this and have made no headway, this is a way of revitalizing
that case, bringing it back to life. [Snapshot] allows you to focus your investigation.”
Sergeant Ray Kelly, Alameda County CA Sheriff's Office
“We anticipate that we are going to get more calls based on this
composite. I think this is definitely going to help.”
Police Lt. Jeff McCall, Athens OH Police Department
“We're super pleased with the Snapshot results and are
already looking to use it on at least two other cases.”
Cold Case Specialist Rochelle Robinson, Unified UT Police Department
“Snapshot is helping us make progress on a number of
cold cases that were previously at a standstill.”
Det. Jason Dipietro, Cold Case Homicide Unit, Anne Arundel County MD Police Department
“Snapshot has fundamentally changed DNA forensics.
'No match' no longer means 'no case'.”
Det. Lori Morgan, Iberville Parish LA Sheriff's Office; Forensic Investigator, Killing Fields
“We received a ton of positive feedback on the Snapshot
training session that we held. I was very impressed!”
J.J. Alberta, President, Arizona Cold Case Investigators Association
“The information Parabon developed has been extremely helpful to our cold case investigation.”
Tony Johnson, San Diego CA District Attorney Investigator, Cold Case Homicide Team
“We are excited about this [Snapshot] result. It totally redirects our
whole investigation and will move this case in a new direction.”
Sheriff Tony Mancuso, Calcasieu Parish LA Sheriff's Office
“It was amazing! Even the facial
bone structure was spot on.”
Yolanda McClary, Investigator for TV's Cold Justice
“Snapshot gave us 100% more investigative information about
the perpetrator than we had before the analysis.”
Detective Brenton Groeneveld, Warwick RI Police Department
“This [Snapshot] is cutting edge technology that I think in future years
will help solve more cases than you can imagine.”
Ryan Smith, News Correspondent, ABC's 20/20
“A fantastic breakthrough!”
John Walsh, Guest Host of Cold Justice and America's Most Wanted
“Parabon gave us an option we otherwise didn't have: a Snapshot
composite we could share with the community. They were great partners!”
Major Terri S. Molina, Coral Gables FL Police Department
“This [Snapshot] is such a huge investigative tool now.”
Cami Green, Sales Manager, Sorenson Forensics®
“The combination of my office's initiative, the touch DNA testing, and a [Snapshot] phenotype
that was contracted by the APD... all contributed to the resolution of this investigation.”
Mike DeWine, Ohio Attorney General
“The likeness of the Snapshot composite with [the convicted murder's]
driver's license photograph is quite striking.”
Detective Marcus Marshall, Rockingham County NC Sheriff's Office
“Our clay models were subjective in terms of the victim's unknown physical characteristics.
Snapshot's data takes imagery to a whole new level; with Snapshot, we can focus resources more precisely.”
Detective Cory Beyer, League City TX Police Department
“We know the [Snapshot] technology is solid: it has led us into new places and has
generated hundreds of tips from the public. It's been very productive for us.”
Anthony Gulluni, Hampden County MA District Attorney

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