ARLO E. WEST
AES, PPSC, NYIFA, MTI
President and CEO, Creative Forensic Services, INC.
Certified 2006 at New York Institute of Forensic Audio
as a Forensic Audio & Video Expert
Member of A.E.S. - Audio Engineering Society, International
Staff Member of P.P.S.C. - Police Policy Studies Counsel
2006 - N.Y.I.F.A. - (New York Institute of Forensic Audio) Certified in Enhancement, Authentication, Analysis of both Audio and Video.
1999 - M.T.I. ~ Media Tech Institute, Dallas Texas, Audio - Video - Media - Education Diploma.
Qualified as an expert in several states including LA, NV, TX, FL, MA, ME, MT, SC, NH, NJ, IA, IL, SD.
STATE OF NEW JERSEY v. CARLIA M. BRADY (DOCKET No. A-0
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA v. BRANDON MICHAEL TALIAFERRO & SHIRLEY ANN SCHWAB (DOCKET No. CR 12-427)
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE v. DIANNA SAUNDERS (DOCKET No. 2011-0230)
WILLIAM JORGENSEN v. STATE OF MONTANA (DOCKET No. DV 07-185A)
UNITED STATES v. DANIEL POULIN (DOCKET No. CR-08-50-B-W)
VALDA T JOHNSON v. DAVID HOLWAY (DOCKET No. 03-2513 (ESH)
STATE OF MAINE v. DANIEL ROBERTS (DOCKET No. And-07-455)
STATE OF IOWA v. ROSCHELL LLOYD (DOCKET No. #21260)
STATE OF IDAHO v. SARAH JOHNSON (DOCKET No. 33312)
UNITED STATES v. RICARDO CORDOBA-RAMIREZ (DOCKET No. 03-10034)
STATE OF MAINE v. DANA RICHARDSON (DOCKET No. CR-06-440)
STATE OF MAINE v. SARAH ALLEN (DOCKET No. And-05-202)
STATE OF W. VIRGINIA v. ORLANDO DAILEY (DOCKET No. 06-4052)
STATE OF CALIFORNIA v. SHERI NOLAN (DOCKET No. CC 789691)
2000 - [Present] Creative Forensic Services; Owner and President, Certified Forensic Audio and Video Expert.
1999 - 2019 Elmwood Studios; Studio manager and Chief Engineer.
1987 - 1998 Dallas Sound Lab; Professional Audio Engineer, Foley Assistant, A.D.R. Assitant Engineer, Music Director, Consultant and Forensic Audio Expert.
ID Channel, BREAKING HOMICIDE [Consultant, guest]
CNN, LARRY KING SHOW [Consultant, guest]
FOX, CRIME WATCH DAILY [Consultant, guest]
ABC, NEWS [Consultant, guest]
GOOD MORNING AMERICA [Consultant, guest]
DR. PHIL SHOW [Consultant, guest]
CBS, NEWS, WGME NEWS 13 [Consultant, guest]
NBC, NEWS [Consultant, guest]
2012 - [Present] iZOTOPE SOFTWARE [Consultant, beta tester]
2011 - 2012 SONY CREATIVE SOFTWARE [Consultant, beta tester]
ANIMAL PLANET, FINDING BIGFOOT [Consultant, guest]
DISCOVERY CHANNEL, GHOST LAB [Consultant, guest]
SOUND ON SOUND MAGAZINE [Consultant]
GRAMMY MAGAZINE [Consultant]
LEWISTON SUN JOURNAL [Consultant]
HOLLYWOOD LIFE [Consultant]
ORLANDO SENTINEL [Consultant]
MIAMI HERALD [Consultant]
ENGINEERING AND PRODUCTION
Mastering Engineer, Owner, West Mastering Studio 2019."
Audio Engineer, Owner, Elmwood Recording Studio 1999 - 2019."
Sound Technician and Audio Engineer, Dallas Sound Lab 1987 - 1998."
Beta test engineer for, Sony Software [Sony Sound Forge] 2010 - 2013
Beta test engineer for, iZotope Software [iZotope RX5 Advanced, Ozone 7 Advanced] 2012 - Present
Assistant Engineer, Digital Audio Editing for Grammy Award winning rock group "U2."
Assistant Engineer, Audio Dialogue Replacement for the Oscar Award winning motion picture "Titanic."
Audio Engineer, Live I.S.D.N. feed for NFL commentator "Pat Somerall" during halftime commentary.
Assistant Audio Engineer for the Tony Melendez CD "Hands in Heaven."
Assistant Engineer, Audio Dialogue Replacement, Universal Pictures, TBS, Warner Brothers, for the motion pictures "Leave It to Beaver","Rough Riders", "Tarzan and the Lost City".
Audio Engineer, Foley Assistant, PBS, "Wishbone" and "Barney" children's programs.
Software Development, Audio Engineer, Dave Faherty from CBS golf, for Microsoft Corporation.
Audio Engineer, Forensic Audio Analyst, Digital Audio Engineer.
Assistant Engineer, Mary Kay Corporation, Dallas Texas).
1986-2002 Composer, Midi Engineer, Producer, Dallas Sound Lab in Irving, Texas)
1974-2002 (Internationally known musician and band leader, Arlo West Band.
CFS Press releases, (US) Johnson murder trial story from L/A Sun Journal Sound on Sound magazine (UK) L/A Sun Journal (USA)
Proficient Computer Skills in (Macintosh and Windows, Multiple Audio Platforms, Web Authoring, Graphic Design and Layout, Flash, Networking, Computer Design and Maintenance)
Musical Instrument Digital Interface, MIDI Composer and engineer.
Accomplished Guitarist, Internationally respected Blues Musician and Songwriter.