New Classes: Essentials of CSI Training
April and May class registration now open. This 40-hour training program is designed to introduce law enforcement personnel to the fundamental principles of crime scene investigation, including techniques used to recover a variety of high value items of evidence. Offered to Selected Applicants
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NFSTC adds dates to the Forensic Biological Screening Workshop series
The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC), sponsored by the National Institute of Justice, is hosting a series of Forensic Biology Screening Workshops. The target audience for these workshops is crime scene investigators in training, or with less than one year of experience. Candidates with more experience would be selected […]
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.