Marietta native promoted within GBI's Crime Lab

Mar. 6—The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced Monday it is promoting a Marietta native within its division responsible for handling latent prints, such as fingerprints and other human skin impressions.

Lindsey Shelton is being promoted to assistant manager of the Impressions Section of the Crime Lab at GBI Headquarters. She will be responsible for assisting the impressions manager with the daily operations of the section and supervising impressions personnel.

Shelton began her career at the GBI as a scientist trainee in December 2009. She completed her training in November 2011, at which time she was authorized to perform latent print processing and examinations.

In September 2018 she was promoted to the position of a technical leader.

Shelton graduated from the University of Georgia in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in anthropology and a minor in linguistics.