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NHIA Conference Speakers

We, as the National Homicide Investigators Association, work on obtaining national topics, trends, and current technology for our attendees.  We have enlisted a great schedule of presenters and vendors this year’s conference.  You can see the speaker’s photographs,  topics and biographies on the Speaker page of our website. Please check back frequently as we update our Conference Speakers page.

Robert Jacobs

Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Kansas Bureau of Investigation

Topic: 2016 Workplace Shooting at the Excel Industries Plant in Hesston, Kansas

R obert earned a Bachelor of Science degree in both Psychology and Sociology from Baker University. Robert holds a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Washburn University,
where he is currently an adjunct faculty member.

Robert has been a Special Agent with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) since 2001. He has been assigned to the Wichita Field Division working violent crimes since his appointment as a Special Agent.

In 2011, Robert graduated from the National Forensic Academy, session 29, in Knoxville, TN. Robert served on the KBI Crime Scene Response Team (CSRT) from 2010 to 2014. He was a member of the KBI High Risk Warrant Team (Tactical Team) from 2003 to 2018, where he
resigned as an Assistant Team Leader. Robert also serves as a member of the KBI Peer Support Team. Robert has completed advanced training in the area of Officer Involved Shooting Investigations to include the Force Science certification course.

Robert currently oversees the CSRT program for the KBI.