NFSTC puts PHAZIR™ through its paces
Near-infrared spectroscopy is currently utilized in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical manufacturing, agriculture, environmental monitoring and petrochemical production. But is it the right technology for rapidly identifying materials such as controlled substances and explosives? NFSTC recently evaluated the Polychromix PHAZIR™ analyzer to find out.
Looking for blood spatter animation?
NFSTC has created materials and images that are available for use for education and training, media stories, publications and other uses. Browse our online gallery for still images, video and animation, including our most popular blood spatter animation.
NFSTC recognized for contributions to forensic science
The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) was presented with the August Vollmer Excellence in Forensic Science Award for contributions to forensic science by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
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.
NFSTC Provides Key Training to Military
NFSTC recently completed a two-week, hands-on Site Exploitation course for military service members. Participants in the course gained critical skills to identify, prioritize and collect evidence, and perform presumptive testing on powders, explosive materials and controlled substances.