Celia  Harnett

Celia Harnett

Celia Harnett is a forensic scientist with over 42 years of experience local, county, & state law enforcement agencies, as an independent consultant, & as the Director and Chief Executive Officer of a private forensic laboratory. She is a court-qualified expert in many areas of forensic science including crime scene reconstruction, firearms & tool marks, gunshot residue, impression evidence, serology, trace evidence, blood alcohol analysis & interpretation, & controlled substances. She has a B.S. in Criminalistics & a Master’s in Public Administration. She has been responsible for all administrative & technical functions of a full-service forensic laboratory, with a staff of up to twenty-one employees. Past duties have included overall responsibility for the operation of government & independent crime laboratories providing a full spectrum of forensic services to the legal community, including law enforcement agencies, district attorneys, public defenders & private lawyers.