Alan Jackson, Yolanda McClary, and Dwayne Stanton
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Alan Jackson (left), Yolanda McClary, and Dwayne Stanton joined forces with Dateline NBC to solve the mystery of two mothers that went missing a year apart near Wilmington, N.C.
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updated 4/8/2009 5:36:23 PM ET 2009-04-08T21:36:23

Alan Jackson is a deputy district attorney in Los Angeles specializing in high-profile cases. In 2006, he successfully prosecuted Michael Goodwin for the 1988 murders of racing icon Mickey Thompson and his wife Trudy, 18 years after the fact. Currently, Jackson is prosecuting legendary music producer Phil Spector for murder in connection with the 2003 death of actress Lana Clarkson. He joined the district attorney's office in 1995, and he has been assigned to the Major Crimes Division since 2004. Alan is a sought-after speaker, lecturing to agencies around the country on subjects ranging from advanced trial techniques to investigative methods for complex or high-profile cases.

Yolanda McClary is a crime scene investigator for the Las Vegas Police Department and the model for actress Marg Helenberger's character on the long-running hit television show, CSI. McClary has been with the department since 1985, and began her career in crime scene investigation in 1995. She has specialized training in homicide, sexual assault, shooting, robbery, and burglary investigations. McClary received the "Unit Exemplary Service Award" in 2007.

Dwayne Stanton has worked on more than 750 homicides and death investigations during a distinguished career with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C. At the time of his retirement in 1999, Stanton was a Detective Grade One in charge of training for MPD's criminal investigation division. Stanton's specialties include interview and interrogation skills. He is now President of Progressive Security Consultants LLC, where he continues to work on high profile and celebrity cases, such as those of Chandra Levy and Michael Vick.

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