Erin Hickson, CFA, CCA

Erin earned her Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology with a minor on Chemistry from the University of Arizona.  She has been employed with the Phoenix Police Department since March of 2004.  She is a Forensic Scientist in the Firearms Section of the Crime Laboratory.  She is also a Certified Forensic Artist & Certified Composite Artist (through Stuart Parks Forensic Associates) for the Phoenix Police Department assisting in investigations in a different way than she does in the lab.  She also assists other jurisdictions with drawings.  She has attended courses yearly through Stuart Parks Forensic Associates.  In 2013, she was one of the founding members of the Arizona Forensic Artist Association (AZFAA) and is the designer and webmaster for this site.  Currently, she is the President of the AZFAA.  To contact Erin, please send her an email at

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