Sharon Plotkin is a certified crime scene investigator out of Miami, FL. She obtained her Masters of Science degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology from Florida International University. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work, also from Florida International University and an Associate of Arts degree in Psychology from Broward Community College. She is currently seeking a doctoral degree in education. Sharon received her certification through International Association for Identification in 2006 and has been doing crime scene work for almost 20 years. She has handled thousands of cases ranging from burglaries to homicides and suspicious death cases. Sharon has a passion for teaching and loves the opportunity to excite students in wanting to embark in a career in the law enforcement field. She has been teaching at the college level for almost 13 years. She is full time faculty at the largest college in the nation which currently has 165,000 students enrolled teaching in the crime scene technology degree program. Sharon has received specialized training in various fields of crime scene investigations, including, bloodstain reconstruction, photography, crime scene reconstruction, fingerprinting, shoe wear casting and other various topics. She is also a member of DMORT (Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team) and FEMORS (Florida Emergency Mortuary Operations Response System response.