Edward Schikel is currently with the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office as the Commander in the Forensic Services Unit. He has over twenty-seven years of law enforcement experience. Edward started his law enforcement career with the Philadelphia Police Department, rising to the rank of Sergeant and working in various units, including the Crime Scene Unit. He has participated in hundreds of homicide investigations and has lectured extensively on forensic investigation procedures, evidence collection, and chain of custody. In addition to his decades of law enforcement experience, Lt. Schikel boasts an extensive training history. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee National Forensic Academy, receiving the prestigious Dr. William Bass Award for Forensic Excellence, and received a Master of Business Administration degree from Holy Family University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Alvernia University.