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Archive for Month: August 2011


Applications now accepted for Free 3-day Public Safety Summit on Forensic Science

This meeting will convene non-forensic criminal justice practitioners, with emphasis on members of law enforcement and officers of the court for a free, 3-day Public Safety Summit on Forensic Science. Discover the latest issues in forensic science that may impact your agency and the cases you’re managing. Date/Location: Oct. 18-20, Clearwater Beach, FL; Cost: Free (Travel, lodging and meals are included – event sponsored by NIJ and BJA)


Free forensic DNA resources for law enforcement leaders now online

NIJ has launched a new online training tool, Forensic DNA Education for Law Enforcement Decision Makers, as an educational resource on policy and practice issues regarding the use of DNA analysis to investigate crimes. Targeted to senior-level law enforcement decision-makers, the site provides information and education on policy and practice issues associated with the effective use of DNA analysis.


Latent Print training featured in Evidence Tech Magazine

The just-released edition of Evidence Technology Magazine features an article on the Latent Print Training Program, which will be conducted for the third time at NFSTC starting in October. The article is perfectly timed to coincide with the application deadline for the class, which is August 21 at 11:59 PM (Eastern).


Web-based Workshop Registration: Rapid Biological Screening & Analysis

Registration is open for the Technology Transition Workshop on Rapid Biological Screening & Analysis Methodologies for Improving Throughput. This free workshop, which will be held daily from 1-3:15 PM (Eastern) on October 24-26, 2011, will be available via Internet WebEx-based broadcast sessions on a secure website and include real time Q&A with the instructor(s) immediately following.


Training Announcement: Latent Print Examiner – Registration Ending Soon!

In partnership with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) is pleased to announce that Latent Print Examiner Training will be provided at no cost to eligible applicants. The program will lead entry-level latent print examiner trainees through a series of course offerings designed to meet the International Association for Identification (IAI) certification requirement for technical training. Applications will be accepted through August 21, 2011, 11:59 PM EST.