Missing Persons & Cold Case Division Director

Shelley Shaffer, M.A.

Shelley Shaffer has over 20 years law enforcement experience in crime scene investigation, probation and parole in South Florida. Shaffer has both a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice as well as a Masters degree in Criminal Justice; she currently is working on an ABD in Criminal justice.

Shelley is the Associate Dean at Florida State College at Jacksonville in Criminal Justice, Emergency Management and Fire Science in addition to the Bachelors degree program in Public Safety Management.


Shaffer has served as Fox35 Orlando Forensic Expert during the Casey Anthony trial and as a forensic expert on Voices for Justice.  Shaffer has worked many missing children cases and continues to consult on open and cold cases throughout the United States.


Shelley is currently serving on the Northeast Florida Community Action Agency Board of Directors and on the National Leadership Council for National Women’s Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation. 

In her spare time, you can find her on the beach or on her boat!