STEM TEC students try their hands at forensic science
The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) hosted over 90 high school students for hands-on tours of forensic science at their training facility in Largo on June 29, 2010. The students were part of the STEM TEC: Summer Career Institute, a program developed by Junior Achievement and WorkNet Pinellas that focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to train for emerging careers.
2011 OVC Sexual Assault Response Team Training announcement
Sixth National Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Training Conference will be held May 25 – 27, 2011, in Austin, Texas. Scholarships are available. The primary focus of the 2011 SART Training Conference will once again expand the capacity of SARTs to promote health and healing of sexual assault victims, hold sex […]
NFSTC’s Essentials of CSI training featured on FOX13 Tampa
Tampa Bay’s local Fox News station, FOX13, came out to NFSTC to learn more about the National Institute of Justice Essentials of Crime Scene Investigation training for law enforcement, developed and delivered by NFSTC. The piece highlights law enforcement trainees from different areas of the country, as well as the valuable skills they learn through hands-on scenario training.
NFSTC’s Training of Wisconsin DNA Analysts Recognized
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B.VVan Hollen, recently declared the state’s DNA backlog backlog to be “history”. In an Associated Press (AP) story dated April 21, 2010, a letter from Van Hollen to the state’s lawmakers announced the success of on of his top priorieties since taking office in 2007.
NFSTC’s CSI class featured in the Saint Petersburg Times
NFSTC’s Essentials of Crime Scene Investigation, a training class for new investigators, was featured in the Saint Petersburg Times on Tuesday, March 2, 2010. This class, funded by the National Institute of Justice, provides online and hands-on training in a variety of forensic investigation techniques and is provided free of charge to the agencies.