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University of Central Oklahoma (405) 974-6913 Forensic Science Institute FSI 110H , Box 203

Classes Taught

Behavioral Aspects of Crime Scenes

Criminal Procedure for Forensic Science

Crime Scene Photography

Crime Scene Processing

Police Administration and Organization

Education and Certifications

B.S. Business Administration - Accounting, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 1981.

J.D. Law, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 1984

Member of the Alabama State Bar


John Mabry, J.D., served 24 years as a Special Agent, Supervisory Special Agent, and Chief Division Counsel for the FBI. His duty assignments included Norfolk, Virginia; Houston, Texas; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and as a Profiler in the Child Abduction and Serial Killer Unit (BAU) at Quantico, Virginia. During his FBI career, Mabry worked and supervised primarily violent crimes, to include serial homicides, child abductions (U.S. and international), bank robberies, fugitives and organized crime. He served as a sniper on the FBI SWAT teams in the Norfolk and Houston Divisions of the FBI, and as an FBI Firearms Instructor as well. In the aftermath of 9-11, Mabry assumed a supervisory role in both the foreign counterintelligence and terrorism programs of the FBI. He is a recipient of the Excellence in Investigations Award from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Mabry received a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Tennessee (1981) and a J.D. from the University of Alabama (1984). Prior to joining the FBI, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Peter T. Fay, United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Miami, FL.

Mabry retired from the FBI in 2009 to join the faculty of the UCO Forensic Science Institute and the School of Criminal Justice. 

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