The Author

Elliott Van Dusen has been fascinated with both the supernatural and law enforcement since childhood. Elliott graduated from Saint Mary's University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology. He completed 15 years of service with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police retiring at the rank of Corporal. He spent his policing career specializing in major crimes; homicide and sex crimes and drug enforcement.


He currently serves as the Director of Paranormal Phenomena Research & Investigation, a non-profit organization dedicated to investigating, researching and educating the general public in the social science discipline of parapsychology. He has 23 years of experience researching and investigating the paranormal. 


He has earned a diploma in parapsychology from the Stratford Career Institute, a doctorate degree in parapsychology from the American International University and has taken additional parapsychological training from the Nova Scotia Community College, University of Edinburgh's Koestler Parapsychology Unit, Rhine Education Center, and the University of Ottawa.  He is currently completing his Master of Arts Counselling Psychology degree from Yorkville University.


Elliott's parapsychological work has also been featured on the Discovery Channel, The Globe and Mail, The Daily News, The Chronicle Herald and several podcasts and radio stations. 


He wrote and published his first professional book in May 2018 entitled "Evil in Exeter", based on a true story and  investigation he conducted into one Rhode Island family's terrifying haunting. On September 1, 2020 his second book, Supernatural Encounters: True Paranormal Accounts from Law Enforcement was released.

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