Archive for Month: October 2009
NFSTC recognized for contributions to forensic science
The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) was presented with the August Vollmer Excellence in Forensic Science Award for contributions to forensic science by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
Forensic DNA Training Now Available Online in Spanish
The National Institute of Justice’s Principles of Forensic DNA for Officers of the Court training is now available online in Spanish at no charge. This interactive training tool is designed to assist prosecutors, defense attorneys, and judges to understand the processes involved in DNA analysis and the potential effect it may have in cases in which forensic DNA is an issue.
NFSTC Provides Key Training to Military
NFSTC recently completed a two-week, hands-on Site Exploitation course for military service members. Participants in the course gained critical skills to identify, prioritize and collect evidence, and perform presumptive testing on powders, explosive materials and controlled substances.