Kathryn Loving

Kathryn Loving is a former peace officer with the Casper Police Department, Casper, Wyoming. She held special assignments such as detective, hostage negotiator, mounted patrol, evidence technician, and patrol field training officer. She is a faculty member at a local college, teaching courses in criminal justice. She, DCI Special Agent Matt Waldock, and District Attorney Mike Blonigen brought to justice the first bodiless homicide conviction in the state of Wyoming in 2006 stemming from a 1990 cold case. Her proudest accomplishments were investigating crimes against children and bringing their predators to justice. Loving has a Master's Degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Her research specialty focused on police burnout with an emphasis on recognition of, analysis, policies, and best practices.  She is currently finishing a second Master's Degree in Anthropology with a concentration in bioarchaeology. Her project and field work will include a focus on ancient human remains and archaeology in Ireland. She is currently waiting on acceptance and pending application approval for a doctorate program in Criminology with a dissertation proposal on sudden infant death investigations.