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Archive for Month: June 2012


NFSTC.org periodically unavailable Sunday, July 1

NFSTC will be performing network maintenance on Sunday, July 1. Our website, NSFTC.org,  may be periodically unavailable between the hours of 12:00 AM and noon EST. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.


STEM TEC students get hands-on experience with crime scene photography

For the third year in a row, NFSTC welcomed STEM TEC students to our training facility as part of the Summer Career Institute program. Nearly 50 high school students from Pinellas County experienced what it’s like to be a crime scene photographer through a mini-course and hands-on exercises.


Intermediate CSI training featured in Evidence Technology magazine

In the online edition of Evidence Technology magazine, Corporal Joe Campbell, Homicide Crime Scene Supervisor of the Tulsa, OK, Police Department, shares his experience of hands-on training at NFSTC. The Intermediate Crime Scene training program introduced him to new tools and techniques that he quickly applied in real-life investigations.


Congratulations to Latent Print Examiner Training graduates!

Fifteen forensic practitioners from around the country completed a comprehensive latent print examiner training program at NFSTC last week. The NIJ-funded program was conducted over nine months starting in October 2011. The program took entry-level examiners from learning the basic theory of friction ridges to completing their mock International Association for Identification (IAI) certification exams. […]


Forensic pathology fellows complete death investigation training

The first group of forensic pathologists successfully completed the capstone session for NIJ’s popular Medicolegal Death Investigation training 2012 course on Thursday at NFSTC. The capstone culminated with a series of hands-on mock death investigation scenarios. Participants assessed each scene, documented the scene, analyzed potential evidence and prepared and presented a summary of their findings.