Lori Napolitano joined the IPTM Staff as an adjunct instructor in 2019 where she provides instruction to the Homicide and Advanced Homicide courses. Lori Napolitano is the Chief of Forensic Services for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) in Orlando. Currently, she is creating and implementing FDLE’s Genetic Genealogy Program. She has been with FDLE for 28 years. In addition to working in Forensics, Lori worked in Investigations for several years as the supervisor of investigative analysis unit. Her genetic genealogy experience began 2016 ago with her own family’s adoption issue. Now that genetic genealogy has intersected with law enforcement she is able to apply her skills help investigators solve crime. Lori has a master’s degree in Chemistry from Northwestern University, she is a certified Florida Law Enforcement Analyst and has been a CJSTC Instructor and certified educator.