J. Shane Golden
J. Shane Golden is a Forensic Scientist for the Center for Applied Forensics at Jacksonville State University and serves as the Technical Leader. He has been employed with Jacksonville State University since 2012. He teaches undergraduate level forensic classes for the Department of Criminal Justice & Forensic Investigation. Prior to his employment at JSU, he was employed at the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences in the Implied Consent Division and the Drug Chemistry Division as a Forensic Scientist. Mr. Golden has over 11 years of crime scene investigation experience.
Mr. Golden received a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Furman University in 2001. He received an M.S.F.S (Masters of Science in Forensic Science) degree from the University of Alabama, Birmingham in 2004. He is a Certified Law Enforcement Officer though the Alabama Peace Officers Standards & Training Commission, a Certified Crime Scene Investigator through the International Association for Identification, as well as a Certified Fire Investigator I & II through the Alabama Fire College.