Inspector Marx Howell, retired Texas State Police is one of the foremost authorities on the Forensic Application of Hypnosis with victims and witnesses of crime. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, and served in the United States Marine Corps. He started his career as a state trooper in the Traffic Law Enforcement Division and promoted through the ranks to Captain in the Criminal Law Enforcement Division and then to Inspector. Marx holds a Master Police Officer Certification and is a T.C.O.L.E. approved Law Enforcement Instructor. He has 53 years of police experience and 38 years documented experience in using Forensic Hypnosis with victims and witnesses of crimes. He was instrumental in setting up the formalized Texas State Police Hypnosis Program and coornidated testimony before the legislature to establish mandatory training, testing, and certification of police officers that use hypnotic interviewing technique. Texas is the only state in the USA to establish such requirements. He is a court recognized Subject Matter Expert in Forensic Hypnosis.