BRIAN K. EDWARDS has been researching the JFK assassination since 1969 and has read over 600 books on the case. He has interviewed numerous Dealey Plaza eyewitnesses; Dallas police and sheriff’s officers; Parkland doctors and medical personnel who participated in the President’s autopsy at Bethesda Medical Center. He has given hundreds of presentations on the assassination and since 2001 had been a regular presenter at the JFK Lancer Conference in Dallas.

Brian holds a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Washburn University and served as an adjunct instructor in Washburn’s criminal justice department from 1994 to 2003. From 1978 to 2001, Mr. Edwards served with distinction as a police officer with the Lawrence Kansas Police Department. During his time on the department he was assigned as a field training officer, firearms instructor and served as the department’s senior crime scene photographer. From 1983 to 1997, was assigned to the department’s assault team as a counter-sniper.

His research on the Zapruder film has been cited in several books, including Assassination Science (1998); Murder in Dealey Plaza (2000); The Zapruder Film (2003) and The Hoax of the Century (2004). He is co-author of Beyond the Fence Line: The Eyewitness Account of Ed Hoffman and the Murder of President John Kennedy and recently  collaborated with first-generation researcher J. Gary Shaw on a new book about Roscoe White, Admitted Assassin by Ricky White (As Told To J. Gary Shaw & Brian K. Edwards).

In November 2017, Mr. Edwards testified as an expert witness for the defense in a mock trial of Lee Harvey Oswald at the North Texas School of Law in Houston, Texas. In 2019, Mr. Edwards collaborated and appears in Oliver Stone’s 4-hour documentary on the assassination, JFK: Destiny Betrayed.

A New, Old Witness