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During this past year, Ken has been traveling to public and private libraries throughout the Mid-Atlantic region sharing with true crime readers personal stories from his experiences as a homicide detective and a forensic artist. These presentations have been a favorite with criminal justice students at Towson University and Stevenson University where he has shared as a guest lecturer for the past several years. Now, Ken brings his experiences to the public library through these enthralling presentations.
"Mr. Lang was a complete pleasure to work with as he was prompt in responding to questions and followed through on all requests. I highly recommend Ken as our audience was enthralled by his discussion and felt he was very approachable and knowledgeable!"
~LaTanya West (Cecil County Public Library - Perryville Branch)
Whether you think your readers would like to hear about his homicide investigations featured in his books by this award-winning author or see how artists are able to render a face from nothing but skeletal remains, Ken's presentations please the crowd.
HOMICIDE: One Detective's Story
Before becoming an award-winning true crime author, Ken served as a detective in the State of Maryland where he spent nearly fifteen years investigating crimes against persons including rapes, robberies, and murders.
In HOMICIDE: One Detective's Story, Ken recounts actual homicide cases he investigated while working in the Criminal Investigation Division.
Many of these cases are featured in his homicide trilogy Walking Among the Dead, Standing In Death's Shadow, and Death Comes Uninvited. Ken's gripping presentation will captivate your audience as he reveals investigative techniques
Length: 45 - 60 minutes
Naming the Faceless: Forensic Art Imaging
Since 2000, Ken Lang has been only one of a handful of forensic artists in the Maryland region, rendering composite sketches, age-enhancement drawings, post-mortem drawings, and skull reconstructions in criminal investigations. He has renedered hundreds of sketches, a handful of post-mortem drawings, and one official skull reconstruction.
In this presentation, Naming the Faceless: Forensic Art Imaging, Ken shares an overview of the different genres used by forensic artists in their efforts to identify victims, witnesses and suspects. He also walks you through a PowerPoint presentation that depicts an actual 3D skull reconstruction case he completed for a Maryland agency. The presentation reveals step-by-step the process by which he renders a face from a cleaned skull based, building the clay into facial features based on scientific information derived from the skull and evidence left at the scene.
Length: 45 - 60 minutes
* Price does not include travel expenses which will be the responsibility of the hosting library. Hosting libraries beyond the Mid-Atlantic region will assume the responsibility of funding all travel expenses. Additionally, the hosting library will permit Ken Lang to conduct private sales of his books at the conclusion of the event where he will keep 100% of the proceeds.
Ken is an entertaining and engaging speaker who captivates the audience with his detective stories.