William S. Smock, M.S., M.D

Police Surgeon - Louisville Metro Police Department

Dr. Smock is the full-time Police Surgeon and directs the Clinical Forensic Medicine Program for the Louisville Metro Police Department. Bill graduated from the University of Louisville, School of Medicine, in 1990 and completed a residency in emergency medicine at the University of Louisville in 1993. In 1994 he became the first physician in the United States to complete a post-graduate forensic fellowship in Clinical Forensic Medicine. Dr. Smock then joined the faculty in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Louisville and in 2005 he was promoted to the rank of full professor. Dr. Smock is currently a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and Chair of the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention’s National Medical Advisory Committee. Bill has edited 3 textbooks on clinical forensic medicine and published more than 40 chapters and articles on forensic and emergency medicine. He is an internationally recognized forensic expert and trains nurses, physicians, law enforcement officers, attorneys and judges in multiple fields including: reconstruction of officer involved shootings, felony strangulation investigation, gunshot wounds evaluation, forensic toxicology, injury mechanisms and motor vehicle trauma.


Keynote Address: The Last Warning Shot

Wednesday - September 12, 2018 - 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m., Oklahoma EF