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Training Announcement: Latent Print Examiner

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 once again 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 May 13, 2012, 11:59 PM EDT.

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Plan now for your next external DNA audit

Are you planning your 2013 laboratory budget and need to schedule an external DNA audit?

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NFSTC wins BizTech Best Collaboration award

A joint effort from NFSTC and the University of Tennessee Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC) has won the Best Collaboration award at the 2012 BizTech Innovation Summit Awards & Expo. The long-distance collaborative team was recognized for their work in developing a cutting-edge virtual reality crime scene training program, Investigator-Virtual Reality (I-VR).

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Which portable light source and reagent reveal the most latent prints?

A comparison study of laser and light-emitting diode (LED) light sources funded through the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (operated by NFSTC) has just been released on NFSTC.org. The study used three lasers and an LED light source with three chemical reagents to compare fingermark detection capabilities.

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NFSTC a finalist for BizTech Best Collaboration award

A joint effort from NFSTC and the University of Tennessee Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC) has been named a finalist for the Best Collaboration award in the upcoming 2012 BizTech Innovation Awards. NFSTC and LEIC teamed up to develop a cutting-edge virtual reality crime scene training program that features online training accompanied by simulated crime scenes where investigators can try out their newly acquired skills in a virtual environment.