Keith Inman holds a B.S. and MCrim., both from the University of California at Berkeley. He has been a Fellow of the American Board of Criminalistics. In his professional career he has been employed as a criminalist by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the Los Angeles County Chief Medical Examiner-Coroner, the Oakland Police Department, and the California Department of Justice DNA Laboratory. He was also in private practice at Forensic Science Services of CA Inc., and Forensic Analytical Sciences, Inc. Both were private crime laboratories which undertook prosecution and defense work. He currently is an Assistant Professor in the Criminal Justice Administration department at California State University, East Bay. He has also taught a variety of general forensic science and forensic DNA courses for the University of California at Berkeley Extension and on-line. He has co-authored An Introduction to DNA Forensic Analysis and Principles and Practice of Criminalistics: The Profession of Forensic Science. He is frequently invited to speak at various legal symposia and forensic conferences and is active as an independent consultant and expert witness in forensic DNA.
Dr. Rudin and Mr. Inman have formed the non-profit company SCIEG (Scientific Collaboration, Innovation, and Education Group) for the purpose of providing education in forensic DNA as well as more generally in forensic science. SCIEG also houses Lab Retriever, a software tool to perform likelihood ratios with incorporating a probability of drop-out and other complexity variables.