Need-based scholarships available for 2011 NIJ Conference
NIJ is offering a small number of need-based scholarships to attend the 2011 NIJ Conference. The conference itself is free; the scholarships cover accommodations at the conference hotel and provide a $150 per diem. Application deadline is 5:00 pm Eastern time on Friday, March 18, 2011.
NFSTC receives $12 Million in awards for forensic science initiatives
The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) announced today that it received more than $12 million in Fiscal Year 2010 grants and cooperative agreements from the Department of Justice for new and continuing initiatives and programs in forensic science. The funding will expand training, technology assistance and the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) to improve forensic science across the country.
NFSTC announces new Footwear Tiretrack Training
In partnership with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) is pleased to announce that Footwear/Tire Track Examiner Training will be provided at no cost to eligible applicants . Applications will be accepted from Mon. 7/19/10 through 11:59 pm EDT, Sun. August 22, 2010.
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.
FIDEX to be Presented at the 2009 NIEM National Training Event
NFSTC’s Forensic Information Data Exchange (FIDEX) project has been selected for inclusion in the upcoming National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) Training Conference to be held in Baltimore, MD, from September 30 to October 2, 2009.