Author: Becky Carter
Five Keys to a Successful DNA Biological Screening Program
Sexual assault kit and DNA backlogs across the country are in the news with alarming frequency. With rising public outcry gaining the attention of media and lawmakers, it is critical that laboratory and agency leaders are forward-thinking in their approach to solutions and proposing efficient and effective new processes. Download […]
NFSTC hosts STEM students for career exploration
What kind of evidence can be pulled from a cell phone? Can you really pull fingerprints off of paper? How can police officers tell if substances may be drugs or explosives before they send samples to the lab? Pinellas County STEM TEC students had the chance to learn the answers to these questions and explore forensic techniques at NFSTC on June 27th.
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.
Deployable Lab at IACP
Visit NFSTC and the Deployable Forensic Laboratory at the IACP Conference, booth #2858, October 3–7, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The lab will be open for tours daily.
IACP Innovation Award for NamUs
NFSTC has been recognized by the International Association of Chiefs of Police with an Excellence in Technology Award for the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs).