NFTC Profiles

Andrew H. Kehm
Andy has been in the Law Enforcement field for 27 years.  He is currently a Patrol Sergeant with the DeSales University Police Department.  Andy retired after serving twenty-one years with the City of Bethlehem Police Department.  Andy served as a Detective/Sergeant assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division and supervisor of the Forensic Services Unit.  Andy has been a Field Training Officer, Emergency Response Team (SWAT) member for ten years, Water Rescue Team member, Criminal Investigator, and a founding member of the City's Crime Scene Unit where he has testified as an expert in Crime Scene Investigations in Northampton County Court, Fingerprint Processing and Identification in Federal Court (3rd Circuit), Northampton County, and Lehigh County Courts, Crime Scene Investigation and Forensic Examination in Northampton County Court and Bloodstain Pattern Analysis in Lehigh County Court.   Andy served six years with the U.S. Army Military Police Corps attending the U.S. Army Military Police School, Military K-9 School, and the Military U.S. Customs Inspector School.  In the Military, Andy performed Patrol and Field Operations, Patrol K-9 Handler, and three years working with the U.S. Customs Service in West Germany.  Andy has been a Deputy Coroner (part-time) for the Lehigh County Coroner's Office since 1995 and is a Diplomat with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators.

Andy has graduated from the Allentown Police Academy and attended continuing education courses in the following locations; St Louis University School of Medicine, Miami-Dade Police Training Institute, Mercyhurst College, National Transportation and Safety Board, The Pennsylvania Chief's of Police Association, Laboratory of Forensic Science, Sirchie Fingerprint Laboratories, Office of Attorney General, Penn State University, and Harrisburg Area Community College for Basic, Advanced and Master Forensic Disciplines and Programs.  Andy has presented training and presentations for the Bethlehem Police Department, St. Luke's Hospital, Lehigh County District Attorney's Office, Cedar Crest College, Lehigh Valley College, and is an Adjunct Professor/Program Manager of the Northeast Forensic Training Center at Northampton Community College.

Professional Affiliations

  • International Association for Identification- Member since 4/29/05
  • Pennsylvania Coroner's Association-Member since 1995
  • Patriot Guard-Member since 2007 * American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators, Registry # 1270, since 2008
  • Scientific Working Group for Medicolegal Death Investigations - SWGMDI
    • Death Scene Investigations Sub-Committee, since April 2011
  • Society of Medicolegal Death Investigators - SOMDI - Active Member since June 2011
  • International Association of Coroners & Medical Examiners - Active Member since 11/02/2011
  • International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts - Provisional Member # 3778 since Jan 2012
  • Association for Crime Scene Reconstruction - Active Member #AC861 since April 2012

Scott M. Grim
Scott has been the Lehigh County Coroner since 1997, Deputy Coroner and Supervisor since 1993 and has 15 years of prior Law Enforcement experience. Scott is a graduate of Lehigh County Community College, and the Allentown Police Academy. He has attended Penn State University, Pa. State Police Academy, FBI Academy, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, St Louis University School of Medicine, Laboratory of Forensic Sciences, Miami-Dade Police Training Institute, Sirchie Fingerprint Laboratories and Mercyhurst College for continuing education courses in Basic, Advanced and Master Forensic Disciplines and Programs. Scott is a member of the Attorney General's Medical/Legal Advisory Board on Child Abuse, Pennsylvania State and Lehigh and Northampton County's Child Death Review Teams and is a State Board Member. He is also a member of the Lehigh County Elder Abuse Task Force. Scott is a certified instructor with the Municipal Police Officers' Education and Training Commission allowing him to lecture and train new Police Officers throughout the Commonwealth. He is a State Instructor for the Pennsylvania Coroners Basic Education Training Program for new Coroners and Deputy Coroners. Scott is a Diplomate and Board Member/Secretary with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators. Scott is a Founding Board Member of SOMDI, the Society of Medicolegal Death Investigators, as well as, Board Member of SWGMDI - a federal Scientific Working Group on Medicolegal Death Investigations.  He is a Past President of the Pennsylvania State Coroners Association and is currently President of the International Association of Coroners and Medical Examiners.

Scott has lectured at numerous Colleges and Universities on the subject of Forensics and Death Investigations.

Professional Affiliations

  • PA State Coroner's Association - Vice President International 
  • Association of Coroners & Medical Examiners - President 
  • Society of Medicolegal Death Investigators - Board Member 
  • Scientific Working Group for Medicolegal Death Investigations - Board Member 
  • American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators - Board Member / Secretary

Douglas J. Nothstein
Doug has been in Law Enforcement for 10 + years.  The past 7 years have been with the City of Bethlehem Police Department and he is currently assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division- Forensic Services Unit.  Doug is currently a member of the Emergency Response Team (SWAT) for the last 4 years.  Doug is also a Department and ERT firearms instructor as well as an EVOC instructor.  Currently he is in the process of obtaining his Board Certified Fire Investigators Certification for the City of Bethlehem.  He has taken several courses pertaining to fire/arson investigation and has been a volunteer firefighter since July 1997 and has been a Lieutenant since January 2006 with the Lehighton Fire Department.

Doug graduated from Lackawanna Police Academy in May 2001 and attended Lackawanna College where he obtained an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice in May 2002.  He has attended several courses through the Pennsylvania State Police Forensic Services Unit, Harrisburg Area Community College, Public Agency Training Council, and several other agencies.

Doug has taken the Pennsylvania State Police Basic and Advanced Fingerprint Comparison Courses along with Ron Smith and Associates Advanced Palm Print Comparison Course and is currently a Certified Remote AFIS operator.  Doug has made several identifications following the Scientific Method ACE-V when comparing latent fingerprints to known fingerprints of suspects and victims.

Doug has provided some training and presentations for the Bethlehem Police Department and is an Adjunct Professor with the Northampton Community College.  Doug has also assisted with teaching several interns with the Bethlehem Police Department along with new hires.  Doug also has recently became a part time Deputy Coroner for Lehigh County.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member- International Association for Identification (IAI)
  • Member- National Tactical Officer's Association (NTOA)
  • Member-International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)
  • Member-Pennsylvania Association of Arson Investigators (PAAI)

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