Celestina Rossi | Historian
Celestina Rossi is the Senior Crime Scene Investigator with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Crime Laboratory in Conroe, Texas. She has a Master Peace Officer’s License with 19 years of law enforcement experience. Since her promotion to the crime laboratory in 2002, she has been court qualified as an expert in latent print examination, bloodstain pattern analysis, crime scene reconstruction and shooting incident reconstruction.
Cele is an Adjunct Instructor for the Texas Forensic Science Academy at the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) where she teaches multiple courses that include Forensic Technician (80 hrs) , Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, and Processing Evidence of Violent Crimes. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Lecturer at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas in the Forensic and Investigative Sciences Program, Department of Entomology where she teaches two mini-mester courses in Crime Scene Investigation and Latent Print Processing.
Cele is the Secretary of the Texas Division of the IAI where she has served since 2006 and is a board member of the Operations Committee of the Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility (STAFSF) at Sam Houston State University. She is also a past President of the Association of Crime Scene Reconstruction.