The AISOCC welcomes Arthur S. Chancellor as new consulting member.
Arthur began his law enforcement career in 1974 with the US Army Military Police. In 1981, he transitioned to the Army CID as Special Agent working on felony investigations. He remained in the CID for 20 years. In 1986, he became a supervisor when he was appointed as warrant officer. He commanded three large CID Detachments and finished his army career as Operations officer responsible for five CID Detachments. Upon retirement in 2001, he accepted a position with the Mississippi State Crime Laboratory as a Senior Crime Scene Analyst responsible for conducting homicide crime scene examinations throughout the state.
In 2004, he transferred to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) where he developed and supervised the MBI Cold Case Unit responsible for assisting police agencies across MS in resolving old homicide cases. In 2008, he accepted employment back with the US Army CID where he now works as a civilian Supervisory Special Agent and Assistant Operations Officer.
Arthur has a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Oklahoma City University and is a Graduate of the FBI National Academy. He has developed many investigative training courses and has taught courses across the United States in Basic and Advanced Crime Scene Examination, Homicide and Advanced Homicide, Cold Case Investigations, Basic and Advanced Sex Crimes, and Staged Crime Scenes.
He co-developed the International Forensic Science Academy (IFSA) at the University of Southern Mississippi, and has taught as adjunct instructor at Austin Peay State University, Clarksville TN, University of Mississippi, Oxford MS, and Clayton State University, Marrow GA. He is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Science and the International Association for Identification.
Arthur is the author of the textbook “Investigating Sexual Assault Cases.” In 2013, he co-authored “Death Investigations.” Both books are part of the Jones & Bartlett Learning Guides to Law Enforcement Investigation series. They are designed for undergraduate and graduate-level criminal investigation courses and offer comprehensive and detailed information for instructors teaching the specialized topics.