Maureen A. Evans

Maureen Evans

Special Agent, Naval Criminal Investigative Service (Ret.)

Clery Compliance Coordinator, Old Dominion University Police Department

Norfolk, VA

Supervisory Special Agent Evans (retired) currently serves as the Clery Act Compliance Coordinator for Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. She retired as a senior manager from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) in 2019 after 22 years of service. Special Agent Evans’ last assignments with NCIS included Special Agent in Charge and Assistant Special Agent in Charge of Criminal Investigations/Operations in Norfolk, VA as well as the as Division Chief for the Family and Sexual Violence (FSV) and Threat Management Programs. Prior to NCIS, Special Agent Evans served as a police officer and homicide detective for eight years with the Norfolk (VA) Police Department.

Special Agent Evans spent the majority of her career with NCIS working and supervising criminal investigations and is recognized by the Department of Defense as a subject matter expert in child crimes, domestic violence, and sexual assault investigations. As Division Chief for the NCIS FSV Program, Special Agent Evans acquired federal funding to hire more agents and create and implement training in the neurobiology of trauma for the entire NCIS agent corps and Navy and Marine Corp prosecutors. As the face of NCIS for the FSV Program, Special Agent Evans testified in front of Congressional panels, which were mandated by the House Armed Service Committee to examine the investigation and prosecution of military sexual assault investigations and the treatment of military sexual assault victims by law enforcement.

Special Agent Evans has presented on military sexual assault and domestic violence investigations, drug-facilitated sexual assault, the neurobiology of trauma, investigator biases in criminal investigations, and Clery Act Compliance. She recently received her Clery Act Compliance and Title IX Coordinator and Administrator (Level 1) Certifications.

  • Military sexual and domestic violence investigations
  • Differences between civilian and military investigations
  • Military criminal law
  • Neurobiology of trauma
  • Investigator biases
  • Crime scene processing and management
  • Clery Act and Title IX compliance for universities