George Papcun Ph.D., Sound Evidence

17 Goodnight Trail

Santa Fe , NM  87506

Phone: (505) 986-9636


Dr. Papcun has completed projects for the Central Intelligence Agency, the National Security Agency and the United States Secret Service. He was the Team Leader of the Los Alamos National Laboratory team that was awarded the prestigious R&D-100 Award for one of the 100 most significant technologies of 1992. Expertise includes Audio evidence, Audio recording analysis and restoration, Speaker identification, Memory for voices, Voice lineups, Effects of intoxication on speech. Forensics cases include Rodney King v. City of Los Angeles et al (for Mr. King) (See Dr. Papcun's report on the Rodney King case in the book "Letters of the Century", Dial Press, 1999.), Paula Abdul recording (for Ms. Abdul), California v. O.J. Simpson (analysis for Associated Press), Homicide of Jon Benet Ramsey (for City of Boulder, Colorado), Alaska v. Exxon [Valdez] (for Exxon), Queen v. Kashani-Malaki (Australia), CBS 48 Hours Mystery The Murder and the Mortgage. Teaching includes courses to IBM, Siemens, U.S. State Department.


Primary Area of Expertise:
Forensic Audio

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