Criminologist Judith A. Yates has appeared as a guest speaker, lecturer, and instructor for numerous organizations for over 25 years, to include the Dallas Area Paralegal Association, numerous PFLAG (Parents, Families, & Friends of Lesbians & Gays) organizations across the United States, the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators, the Tennessee Correction Association, and many more. She has worked in loss prevention, the Sheriff's Department, the federal prison system at each capacity (minimum security to maximum), as a private investigator, and as a criminal justice professor/instructor. She is also a true crime freelance writer for several online publications. Ms. Yates is working to complete a PhD in Criminal Justice. She is a Texas-born, Irish/Native American/Kentucky - bred relocate to Tennessee, a left handed Taurus, who loves all animals except for alligators. On her days off you will find her with her horses, perusing flea markets, or playing video games. She is addicted to bottled Coca-colas and raw chocolate chip cookie dough.