Forensic Science Specialist Dawn Lyons has been with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office since 2001 and in Forensics since 2003. During her career she has worked numerous cases including Human Trafficking, Sexual Batteries, Department Shootings, and Homicides for the Sheriff’s Office as well as for numerous other contract agencies within the county. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is a ANSI National Accreditation Board accredited Forensic Dvision.
Dawn is a former member of the Major Case Response Team. In 2012, Dawn was the recipient of the Captain Lou Kubler Award of Excellence for Specialist of the Year, which is the highest award given to Forensic Specialists.
She is is currently a Field Training Specialist (F.T.S.) similar to that as an F.T.O. in Law Enforcement. Dawn also recently passed national certification testing with the International Association for Identification and is a Certified Crime Scene Analyst.