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Arthur D. Linville

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Arthur D. Linville is a Forensic Document Examiners company in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Arthur D. Linville

Oklahoma City, OK
Oklahoma County
(405) 736-1925

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Oklahoma City, OK
Oklahoma County


Telephone: (405) 736-1925



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  • Arthur Linville, a former OSBI Agent and graduate of the FBI National Academy, has been a court qualified Forensic Document Examiner since 1988. He is a Board Certified Diplomate with the American Board of Forensic Examiners, a Life Fellow with the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute and has testified extensively in both state and federal courts. Mr. Linville maintains a comprehensive professional reference library and employs a wide array of laboratory equipment in his examination of questioned documents.
  • During his tenure with the OSBI, Mr. Linville served in the Narcotics, Intelligence, and General Investigation Divisions, working primarily homicide investigations. He also conducted electronic countermeasure searches to detect illegal eavesdropping devices, administered polygraph examinations and piloted aircraft. He was a CLEET Certified Basic & Advanced Law Enforcement Instructor and lectured extensively at police schools, OSBI Agent Academies, Oklahoma Highway Patrol Cadet Schools, Oklahoma Department of Corrections Academies and Criminal Justice programs at colleges and universities throughout the state. Mr. Linville received twenty-seven letters of commendation from District Attorneys, state and federal law enforcment agencies and private organizations, and was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation for his work as the Agent in Charge of the OSBI Task Force Investigation of the Sirloin Stockade and Lorenz Family homicides.


  • Examination and analysis of handwriting and hand printing to determine genuineness, authorship, and to detect physical and electronic cut and paste forgeries. Forensic examination of the physical features of documents to determine their authenticity via microscopy, micrometry, electrostatic detection techniques and video spectral analysis to detect alterations, additions, deletions, interlineations, page substitutions and indented writing impressions, and ultraviolet and infrared radiation for the differentiation of inks, and to decipher obliterated, erased and invisible writing.
  • Laboratory equipment includes Foster+Freeman VSC-40/FS Video Sprectral Comparator, Kjel Carlsson Electrostatic Detection Device, Sirchie Laboatory Fuming Chamber and Humidifier, Bauch & Lomb 7X-30X Stereoscopic Zoom Microscope with Articulating Document Stand, Digital Zoom Microscope with Macro & Image Capture Functions, American Optical 7X-42X Stereoscopic Zoom Microscope, American Optical 1000X Compound Microscope, Micronta 30X Portable Illuminated Microscope, Southern Precision 10X Monocular, Macroscope 8X3 Monocular, Nikon D7000 Digital Camera with Macro Photographic Attachments, Kaiser RS-1 Copy Stand with A-1 Arm, Multiple Digital Scanning Devices, Ohaus Triple Beam Balance Scales, Electronic Paper Calipers, Assortment of Magnifiers, Grids and Measuring Devices and Transmitted Light Boxes.


  • Life Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners Institute
  • Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Examiners
  • Board Certified, Forensic Document Examination, American Board of Forensic Handwriting Analysts
  • Board Certified Forensic Examiner, Document Examination, American Board of of Forensic Examiners
  • CLEET Certified Basic Law Enforcement Instructor (1973-1981)
  • CLEET Certified Advanced Law Enforcement Instructor (1973-1981)


  • American College of Forensic Examiners Institute
  • International Association for Identification
  • Oklahoma Division of International Association for Identification
  • World Association of Document Examiners (1989-1998)
  • FBI National Academy Associates

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