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Captain Greg Esteban

Hawaii Police Department

Area 1 Criminal Investigations Division

349 Kapiolani Street, Hilo, Hawaii 96720

Office Phone: 808-961-2251

Gregory Esteban is the Captain of the Area I Criminal Investigation Division for the Hawaii Police Department where he commands the Criminal Investigation, Juvenile Aid, and Vice Sections as well as the Crime Lab. He joined the department in 1985, first starting as a patrol officer, working in the districts of North Kohala, Kona, and South Hilo.

He was promoted to detective/sergeant and was assigned to the Area I Criminal Investigations Section.  As a detective, he led or assisted in a number of homicide investigations.

Captain Esteban was promoted to a watch lieutenant and was assigned to the South Hilo Patrol Division. He subsequently transferred to Area I Criminal Investigation Section as the section commander for a team of detectives and officers. 

He is the department’s death and homicide investigation instructor for police recruits and newly promoted detectives and sergeants.

Captain Esteban is a graduate of the 246th Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va.

He has been a member of the International Homicide Investigators Association (IHIA) since 2012, its’ Western Regional Director since 2015 and served as the Vice President.

In his spare time, he enjoys outdoor activities, traveling, watching televised sports, and firing up his smoker for some killer brisket, pulled pork, as well as pork and beef ribs. 



Detective Joseph Rauch

Atlantic City Police Department

2711 Atlantic Avenue,  Atlantic City,  New Jersey 08401

Office Phone: 609-517-8645

Detective Joseph M. Rauch is a decorated twenty-five year veteran of the Atlantic City Police Department in Atlantic City, New Jersey, assigned to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit in Atlantic County, New Jersey since 2006.

     Joe began his career in 1984 working in Atlantic City’s casino gaming industry as an Investigator with Harrah’s Entertainment Incorporated and Trump Entertainment Resorts Incorporated conducting civil and cooperative criminal investigations, serving as a law enforcement liaison and providing protective services for executives, dignitaries, celebrities and high profile clientele. In 1994, he left the casino gaming industry and joined the Atlantic City Police Department. 

     Detective Rauch has an extensive education, training and experience in multiple facets of law enforcement, having served a variety of assignments throughout his career including; Uniform Patrol Division, Community Policing Section, Accident Investigation Unit, Gun Reduction Unit, Narcotics Unit, Prostitution Unit, Casino Hotel Investigations Unit, Police Community Partnership Grant Team, Juvenile Investigations Section, Criminal Investigations Section, Shooting Response Team and the Special Projects Unit.  He is a certified Fire/Arson investigator routinely assisting the Atlantic City Police & Fire Departments Arson Investigation Unit and Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Arson Investigation Unit in conducting arson and fire related death investigations. As a member of the Atlantic City Police Department Emergency Response Team, he also serves as a Negotiator with the Crisis Negotiation Team and is a certified public safety diver trained in rescue and underwater search & recovery.

     Since 1998, Detective Rauch has served as a lead instructor at both the Atlantic County Police Training Center in Atlantic County, New Jersey and the Cape May County Police Academy in Cape May County, New Jersey, providing basic and advanced training and curriculum development in Report Writing and Criminal Investigation. He is also a repeat guest lecturer for the Forensic Science and Criminal Justice Programs at Atlantic Cape Community College, Rutgers University and Richard Stockton University in New Jersey.

     A former five-term Vice President of New Jersey State Police Benevolent Association Local #24, Detective Rauch now serves as a trustee of the union, where he continues to work in the interests and welfare of the men and women of the Atlantic City Police Department.

    In 2004, Detective Rauch accepted a consultant position with Defensive Systems Institute / DSI Training Solutions, LLC, where he was involved with the development and presentation of instructional training programs for law enforcement and private security.

     In 2011, Detective Rauch was selected to panel a committee responsible for authoring the Atlantic City Police Department “Tourism District Plan.” A comprehensive departmental reorganization plan designed to address the increased demand for police services within the Atlantic City Casino/Tourism District and in compliance with newly enacted New Jersey State legislation to reform the gaming industry in Atlantic City and revitalize tourism. 

     In August 2011, Detective Rauch accepted the position of Eastern Regional Director with the International Homicide Investigators Association. He continues to serve his position organizing and instructing training events throughout the east coast, advancing curriculum, developing new training products and promoting membership.

     Since 2016 Detective Rauch has served on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Advisory Board for the Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP).       

     Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Joe lives in Atlantic County, New Jersey, with his wife Ginny, daughter Hannah and son Noah. He is an accomplished musician, avid scuba diver and a horrible golfer.



First Past President

Lieutenant Paul Belli

Sacramento County Sheriff's Office

4510 Orange Grove Avenue Sacramento, California 95841

Office Phone: 916-606-1283

Lieutenant Paul Belli has been with the Sacramento County Sheriffs Office since 1998, and is currently assigned as a patrol watch commander. In his tenure with the department, Lieutenant Belli has served assignments as a patrol officer, a field training officer, motor officer, firearms instructor, force options instructor, and Evoc instructor. Upon selection to detectives in 2008 Lieutenant Belli was assigned to the Sexual Assault and Elder Abuse Bureau before being selected to join the Homicide Bureau. Lieutenant Belli he spent 7 years as a homicide detective and 3 years as the homicide bureau supervisor prior to his promotion to Lieutenant.

Lieutenant Belli holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Criminal Justice from CSU Sacramento, In addition to Robert Presely Institute of Criminal Investigations certificates in Homicide and Narcotics investigations. Lieutenant Belli is a California POST ICI instructor for the Officer Involved Shooting investigations course, a past committee member for the POST ICI Detective training symposium, and the President for the International Homicide Investigators Association.



Lieutenant Steve Lewis

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

2008 E. 8th Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33605

Office Phone: 813-247-0652

Lieutenant Steve Lewis is a 28-year veteran with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, in Tampa, Florida.  He holds a bachelors and masters degree in Criminology from Saint Leo University.  He graduated with honors from the 140th Administrative Officers Course at the Southern Police Institute, University of Louisville.  He has worked in many different areas with the Sheriff's Office, to include Patrol, School Resource, Street Crimes, Administration, and various Detective Bureaus.  He has been a member of the International Homicide Investigators Association since 2004.  He has held the position of Chief Financial Officer since 2013.



Crime Analyst Nathan Graham

Federal Bureau Of Investigations

FBI Academy, Quantico, Viginia 22135

Office Phone: 703-632-4309

Nathan Graham began his career with the FBI in April 2006 as a Crime Analyst with the Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG), Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP), Quantico, Virginia.  Crime Analyst Graham is currently assigned as the ViCAP Web Program Manager, which includes oversight of ViCAP’s Joint Applications Development (JAD) Team, the team responsible for all technical and user interface matters pertaining to the ViCAP Web system.  Prior to his current assignment, Crime Analyst Graham served as the crime analyst for the states of Nevada, Oregon, and Washington; as well as Army CID, Air Force OSI, and all requests from foreign law enforcement agencies. Crime Analyst Graham has also served as the lead analyst for the FBI’s Highway Serial Killings (HSK) Initiative. Prior to the FBI, Crime Analyst Graham spent almost four years as a police officer and crime analyst with the Raleigh Police Department, Raleigh, North Carolina. Crime Analyst Graham currently serves as the Secretary for the International Homicide Investigators Association.


Federal Bureau of Investigations Liaison

Assistant Section Chief Jeffery McClain

Federal Bureau Of Investigations

Investigative and Operations Support Section / Critical Incident Response Group

Quantico, Virginia

Office Phone: 703-632-4190 

Jeff McClain serves as the Assistant Section Chief for the Critical Incident Response Group’s (CIRG) Investigations and Operations Support Section (IOSS) providing support to all five Behavioral Analysis Units, the Securities and Facilities Unit, and the Technical and Support Services Unit.  Prior to this assignment, Mr. McClain served as the Unit Chief of the Behavioral Analysis Unit-4, Crimes Against Adult Victims and Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP).  Mr. McClain entered on duty with the FBI in 2002 and was first assigned to the Richmond Division’s Fredericksburg Resident Agency where he worked a variety of violations with emphasis on violent crime, gang, and drug matters. 

In 2010, Mr. McClain was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent and transferred to the Weapons of Mass Destruction Operations Unit, where he program managed WMD operations and investigations for the northeastern United States and the WMD ALAT program.  In 2011, Mr. McClain returned to the Richmond Division as the Supervisory Special Agent and Program Coordinator overseeing the Violent Gangs, Violent Incident Crime, TOC-West, and TOC-East programs.  Mr. McClain also served as the SWAT, OCDETF, and Undercover Coordinator.

In 2015, Mr. McClain was promoted to Unit Chief and transferred to the CIRG, BAU-4 providing operational and analytical support to federal, state, local, and international law enforcement agencies involved in the investigation of unusual or repetitive violent crimes involving adult victims until his promotion to Assistant Section Chief in 2018. 


Education & Training Coordinator

Captain (Ret) Mike Corrado

Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office

Office Phone: 609-909-7756

Mike Corrado is presently the Government Services & Special Projects Coordinator for the IHIA.  He works closely with the Federal Bureau of Investigations to coordinate and develop training programs across the country.

Mr. Corrado is a past president of the IHIA and a retired Captain of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, Homicide Unit in New Jersey.  In addition, Mike serves part time as a School Resource Office at the Hamilton Twp. School District in Mays Landing, New Jersey and a consultant for the National Center of Missing & exploited Children


Membership and Online Services

Detective Mike Blair

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

2008 E. 8th Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33605

Office Phone: 813-247-0567 

Michael “Mike” Blair is assigned as a Detective to the Homicide Section with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in Tampa, Florida. Detective Blair has had the opportunity to serve the citizens of Hillsborough County as a Deputy Sheriff for the last 21 years. Beginning his career as a detention deputy, Detective Blair spent the first year  working in the county jail. From there Detective Blair transferred to law enforcement as a Patrol Deputy. He has held various positions within the Sheriff’s Office to include, Patrol Deputy, Field Training Deputy, Vice Squad Plain Clothes Deputy, General Offense/ Property Detective, Violent Crimes Detective and for the last 5.5 years, Homicide Detective. Detective Blair also serves on the Peer Support Team and is the president of the Lynn Sowers Memorial Foundation which provides financial assistance to the men and women of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office in their time of need.

Detective Blair is a certified instructor in Vehicle Operations and General Topics with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. He is an Adjunct Instructor at Hillsborough Community College and routinely instructs at the law enforcement academy. A graduate of St. Pete College, Detective Blair holds a degree in Criminal Justice.

Detective Blair has been involved with the IHIA since 2012 and was elected to the board in 2014.

Detective Blair and his wife Danyel are the proud parents of 6 children ranging in age from 10 to 22. They spend their free time participating in sports activities, fishing, hunting, scuba diving, vacationing and volunteering with various community groups and non-profit organizations. Detective Blair’s family is very supportive of the IHIA and can be found at the annual symposiums helping out the Association behind the scenes.


Regional Directors

Northern Region

Detective First Lieutenant Dave Eddy

Michigan State Police (MSP) Headquarters

7150 Harris Drive, Dimondale, Michigan 48821

Office Phone: 517-284-3148

Dave Eddy is a Detective First Lieutenant with the Michigan State Police (MSP) Intelligence Operations Division, where he serves as Fusion Center Director and Commander of the Michigan Intelligence Operations Center (MIOC).  Prior to enlisting with MSP, he served in the U.S. Air Force and also as a police officer in the state of Texas. 

During his career with MSP he has had assignments at the Niles Post, Training Academy, Intelligence Unit, Major Case Unit, and the Governor's Security Detail – but the majority of his career was spent assigned to the Violent Crimes Unit where he specialized in investigative analysis and the investigation of homicides and sexually motivated crimes.  He was assigned to the MIOC in 2015.      

Lieutenant Eddy has served on the National Advisory Board for the FBI Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP), the State Bar of Michigan Eyewitness Identification Task Force, and is an executive board member for the MSP Command Officer Association.  He has an associate degree from Community College of the Air Force, a Bachelor of Science degree from Liberty University, and is nearing graduation from Central Michigan University with a Master of Science Administration degree in leadership. 

In 2018, Eddy retired from the Air National Guard and founded beyondstrength.org – a life, leadership, and fitness blog.  He has over 30 years of law enforcement experience, is the former Command Chief Master Sergeant of the Michigan Air National Guard, and is an Iraq Campaign veteran.

Southern Region

Major Frank Losat

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office 

2008 E. 8th Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33605

Office Phone: 813-247-8650

Major Frank Losat began his career in law enforcement in 1990, serving as a state trooper with the Florida Highway Patrol before joining the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in 1994.

He has been assigned to positions with street crimes, narcotics, criminal investigations and as a field training supervisor. Major Losat also served in the homicide section for nearly 11 years.

Major Losat has been in supervisory roles in the homicide section, patrol district street crimes and investigations, and in the Special Investigations Division where he oversaw narcotic investigations and the crime analysis unit.

Major Losat has a bachelor of arts degree in criminology from Saint Leo University, and attended the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Senior Leadership Program and the Executive Institute for Police Management. He also serves on the executive board of Tampa's Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coordinating Office (DACCO). A California native and resident of Hillsborough County since 1983, he is married with two grown sons.

Eastern Region

Trooper 1st Class Detective Richard Perreault

New Hampshire State Police

33 Hazen Drive, Concord, New Hampshire 03301

Office Phone: 603-223-8977

Trooper First Class (TFC) Perreault is a thirteen year veteran of the New Hampshire State Police. TFC Perreault formerly worked as a Patrol Officer from (1990- 1992) In Rollinsford New Hampshire. During TFC Perreault’s time with the New Hampshire State Police he has served in several capacities to include: criminal investigations, assigned as Cadre to the New Hampshire Police Academy  for the 162nd session, Field Training Officer, DARE Officer and Mentor, Northern New England DARE Training Team as facilitator in charge of training for New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine,  Major Crime Unit  assigned to active homicide cases. TFC Perreault found his passion spending  2 ½ years assigned within the Major Crime Unit to the Attorney Generals Cold Case Unit as a lead in several Cold Case Homicide investigations.

TFC Perreault is often assigned interns to oversee and give guidance while they were assigned to the Major Crime Unit. He has also been assigned to assist other agencies coming to New Hampshire to interview suspects in homicides from other jurisdictions. TFC Perreault is routinely assigned Presidential details  and has had to opportunity to serve President Trump, Vice President Joseph Biden and Michele Obama during campaign visits to New Hampshire.

TFC Richard J Perreault III is a native of New Hampshire having grown up on the seacoast and graduating from Dover High School in 1986. TFC Perreault has a wife and daughter and currently resides in the seacoast area. He enjoys spending time off with his family and enjoys performing magic shows, scuba diving, running, kayaking and anything outside. He is a second degree black belt in Tae Kwon-Do and previously co-owned a marital arts school in New Hampshire.


Western Region

Detective Rob Peters

Sacramento County Sheriff's Office

4510 Orange Grove Avenue Sacramento, California 95841

Office Phone: 916-874-8482

Detective Rob Peters began his law enforcement career in 2004, with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department. Prior to be assigned as a homicide detective, Detective Peters was assigned as a detective in the Sheriff’s Crimes Against Persons Bureau, where he investigated felony assaults and domestic violence cases. Additionally, Detective Peters was assigned to Patrol Services and Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Unit, and the Sheriff’s Court Security Division. 

Detective Peters is currently assigned to the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau. As a homicide detective, Detective Peters is tasked with investigating homicides, suspicious deaths, officer involved shootings, kidnappings and high profile cases.

Detective Peters has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Sciences from California State University of Sacramento. Additionally, he has obtained his intermediate and advanced Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certificates. He has attended numerous law enforcement investigative courses, which include: Institute of Criminal Investigation (ICI) for Homicide, Officer involved Shootings, Narcotics and Arson/Explosives. Additionally, he has also attended bloodshed interpretation and interview and interrogation courses.

As a working detective, Detective Peters is a member of the California Homicide Investigators Association and the International Homicide Investigators Association. Additionally, he is a member of the Disabled American Veterans and Marine Corps Heritage Foundation.


Social Media & Audio Visual Production Coordinator

Corporal Mark Blair

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

2008 E. 8th Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33605

Corporal Mark Blair has been employed with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, in Tampa, Florida since 2010. Corporal Blair has held positions as a Patrol Deputy, Field Training Deputy, General Offense Detective, Patrol Corporal, Traffic Corporal and currently serves as the Operations Corporal for the Department of Patrol Services.

Corporal Blair holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications and a minor in Government and World Affairs from the University Of Tampa. He has been actively involved in his church for many years. Through his involvement, Corporal Blair learned how operate and manage audio and video equipment. In 2016, he began volunteering at the IHIA Annual Training Symposium operating the audio and video equipment and was nominated to the Board of Directors in February 2020.

Corporal Blair enjoys spending his free time with his wife and children. In his spare time, he enjoys running and regularly participates in sports leagues.


Memorial Coordination

Captain (Ret) Steve Buras


Legal Counsel

Paul Marino, Esq.

Mr. Paul Marino of Largo, Florida is a member of both the Florida and Maryland Bars. Mr. Marino has a long history of providing legal advice to several of the nation's leading criminal justice oriented associations. Mr. Marino left his native Baltimore where he served as a member of the Mayor's staff, handling public safety and emergency management issues for the City of Baltimore to accept an appointment as Chief Legal Counsel to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in Florida. During his work with the Sheriff's Office, in addition to his primary responsibility to manage claims and reduce potential liability against the Sheriff and his deputies, he was initially responsible for handling public information and media matters for the Sheriff, and worked on several major law enforcement “sting” projects.

He retired after 17 years of government service to further his career in private practice and as a civil liability defense attorney for police departments throughout the state of Florida. Today, Mr. Marino's law practice is centered on his work as a corporate counsel for several law enforcement associations. He provides legal counsel and instructs various courses related to airborne law enforcement operations and practices. 


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