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Ted Hunt

Senior Advisor to the Attorney General on Forensic Science, Department of Justice

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Ted Hunt

Senior Advisor to the Attorney General on Forensic Science, Department of Justice

Ted R. Hunt is Senior Advisor to the Attorney General on Forensic Science at the Department of Justice. In that capacity, he is the Department’s lead advisor on forensic science policy and emerging forensic issues. Mr. Hunt also regularly interfaces with federal, state, and local forensic stakeholders and the Department’s law enforcement partners. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Hunt was Chief Trial Attorney at the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office in Kansas City, Missouri, where he served for 25 years as a state level prosecutor and managed a large staff of trial attorneys. During that time, he prosecuted more than 100 felony jury trials, the vast majority of which involved the presentation of forensic evidence. Mr. Hunt is a former member of the National Commission on Forensic Science, the ASCLD/LAB Board of Directors, the Missouri Crime Lab Review Commission, the OSAC Legal Resource Committee, and the NDAA DNA Advisory Group. He also served as a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Forensic Science Committee, and is an Invited Guest at meetings of the Scientific Working Group on DNA Analysis Methods (SWGDAM).