Detective Shane Bancroft was born and raised in Northern New Jersey but has lived in the Billings Montana area for almost 20 years. He has been with the Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office since 1998. Over the course of his career he has served as a Patrol Deputy, an FTO, a Coroner and a Crisis Negotiator. He was assigned to the HIDTA/CCSIU Drug Task Force from 2005 to 2009 serving in an undercover capacity and as case agent. He has been assigned to the YCSO- Detective Division since 2010. In 2012, He attended the 31st Session of The National Forensic Academy in Knoxville, Tennessee. The course of study included training at “The Body Farm”; at The Anthropological Research Center at the University of Tennessee. He is an IAI Certified Crime Scene Investigator. Currently he investigates felony cases, with interest in violent crime and death investigations.