Gary Licht
Criminalist Supervisor

Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Crime Laboratory

Gary Licht is a Criminalist Supervisor and Forensic Document Examiner at the Iowa DCI Crime Lab in Ankeny. He began his forensic science career in 1987, in the Microanalysis Section of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Orlando Lab, and moved to Iowa in 1994 and trained in forensic document examination. He is a member of Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, American Society for Testing and Materials, Scientific Working Group for Forensic Document Examination, and the Organization of Scientific Area Committees under the guidance of the National Institute for Science and Technology. Gary is certified by the American Board of Forensic Document Examiners. His purview as a supervisor covers the sectionsspecializing in; documents, firearms and tool marks, latent prints, footwear and tire impressions, crime scene, and photography.