Archive for Month: September 2011
NamUs Team honored with Service to America Medal
Charles Heurich, program manager and leader of the team for the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs.gov), has been named the winner of the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies) in the Justice and Law Enforcement category. Nine awards were presented at a gala on September 15th in Washington, D.C.
Missed the Trace Evidence Symposium? Video presentations now available online
More than 1,500 professionals tuned in to this year’s Trace Evidence Symposium via the Web from as far away as Japan, Ghana and Australia to view plenary sessions, breakout sessions, even a virtual poster session. Video and downloads from the symposium are now available online at http://projects.nfstc.org/trace/2011/agenda.htm
Where were you on 9/11?
Most of us will remember forever the moment we learned of the terror attacks on our country. Today, maybe the question should not be where were we then, but where are we now?
Training Announcement: ICAC Specialized Investigative Techniques – Cell Phone Investigation, Collection and Law
NFSTC and HTCI are teaming to deliver the Internet Crimes Against Children-Specialized Investigative Techniques training course in partnership with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. The course will be offered at no cost to investigators and first responders with preference given to ICAC Task Force members. Multiple classes will be offered around the country through fall of 2012.
NFSTC Recognized with the 2011 Governor’s Business Diversification Award
NFSTC was selected by Enterprise Florida for the Governor’s Business Diversification Award in the Business Expansion Mega Market category. NFSTC, the only organization from the Tampa Bay area to be recognized with this honor, was chosen due to the organization’s growth over the past two years, launch of a subsidiary company, diversification of revenue sources and commitment to investing in the local community and economy of Florida.