Olivia Normand

Forensic Analyst

Olivia Normand is a forensic analyst that works in the Hattiesburg, Mississippi office of Messerschmidt Safety Consultants. Olivia works under the mentorship of principal analyst and managing partner, Ben Smith. She started with MSC as a college intern during the summer of 2014 while attending the University of Southern Mississippi. She has completed coursework in forensic photography, accident reconstruction and cause analysis, and is a certified CDR technician and analyst. She has also completed the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Traffic Homicide Investigation course.

Olivia has also begun to establish the company’s drone program. She became a certified UAS pilot in May of 2017. With the addition of this technology, we have the ability to obtain aerial photos and maps of crash sites as well as vehicles.

Olivia enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, biking, and relaxing with her dogs and boyfriend in her spare time. She also enjoys spending time in her hometown of New Orleans with her family.


Bachelor of Science, Forensic Science, University of Southern Mississippi, 2014