Episode 236 | Just Investigative Support for Indigenous CommunitiesJaclynn McKay
McKay, J., Pooley, M., & Driscoll, D. (2023, February 10). Just Science. Just Investigative Support for Indigenous Communities. [Audio podcast episode]. The Forensic Technology Center of Excellence. https://forensiccoe.org/podcast-2023-human-remains-ep3/
Dustin Driscoll graduated in 2006 from Westfield State University in Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology. He began working as a Financial Crime Analyst for Sovereign Bank in Boston, Massachusetts, where he investigated suspicious accounts that may have been associated with money laundering and/or terrorist activity. In early 2008, he accepted a position as a Senior Analyst at Salem Five Cents Savings Bank to assist with the expansion and transition of their anti-money laundering and security group. In late 2008, Dustin relocated to Washington, DC to work as an Analyst within the Case Analysis Unit at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC). In this position, he was responsible for providing analytical assistance to law enforcement officers working various types of missing child cases. He spent the majority of his employment at NCMEC assigned to the Forensic Services Unit, where he was responsible for conducting more in-depth analyses of cold case missing and unidentified deceased children. In 2011, Mr. Driscoll was promoted to a Senior Analyst with NCMEC. Dustin joined the University of North Texas Health Science Center in October 2011 as a NamUs Analyst, and in January 2016, he became a Regional Program Specialist for NamUs Region 1. In July 2021, following the transition of the NamUs program management, Dustin joined RTI International to continue as the Regional Program Specialist for Region 1.
Mark Pooley (Navajo/Hopi) is the founder of Native Search Solutions, a non-profit organization with a focus on finding Missing Indigenous People on and off the reservation(s). Mr. Pooley also retired as a Sergeant from the Tempe Police Department. Prior to his law enforcement career, he was a Tribal Prosecutor with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. Mr. Pooley holds a Master of Education from Northern Arizona University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Brigham Young University.