About The Speaker
Detective Scott Wanzer obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Police Science from Northwestern Oklahoma State University, then joined the Tulsa Police Department in 1984, working a uniform assignment for 10 years.  Assigned to a Uniform Division Investigations Unit for 3 years working a variety of felony and misdemeanor crimes focused in a geographical area.  Then assigned to the Detective Division, Fraud & Forgery Unit for 3 years investigating many aspects of fraud including bank, check, wire, home repair, and computer.  Then a founding member of the Cyber Crimes Unit which handles computer and internet based criminal activity investigating crimes such as Identify Theft, Manufacture of Counterfeit ID / Checks / Documents, Website Auction/Sales Fraud, Internet Pyramid Schemes, Website Hacking, Network Intrusions, and IP Rights Violations.

With 12 years of investigative experience, also assists all units of the Tulsa Police Department by conducting forensic examinations of digital media to recover evidence of any crime committed using a computer.  Also assists all units of the Tulsa Police Department by responding to scenes of crimes and search warrants to recover computer systems and digital evidence.

As a member of the Tulsa Police Department, Cyber Crimes Unit, he is also a part of the Tulsa Digital Forensics Laboratory in the Center for Information Security on the campus of Tulsa University.


Currently an officer for the Oklahoma chapter of the International High Tech Crime Investigation Association.