During 2011, NFSTC provided support and assistance through a remarkable array of programs and services. From assisting soldiers to inspiring students, our team provided knowledge, skills and innovative solutions – and received numerous accolades in the process.
We invite you to take a moment to review the accomplishments of our previous year.
View the 2011 Annual Report online as an eBook:
or download the pdf report:
2011 Annual Report
And to keep up with all the activities scheduled for 2012, join us on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/nfstc or follow us on Twitter: www.Twitter.com/nfstc
Evidence Technology Magazine featured the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Special Investigative Techniques (SIT) Cell Phone Collection, Investigation and Law course in its September-October 2011 edition. Check out the feature article in the News From the Field section of the digital edition here: http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/evidencetechnology/20110910/index.php?startid=4.
The 2011-2012 program kicked off this week in Phoenix, Arizona. NFSTC and the High Tech Crime Institute (HTCI) collaborated to develop this free digital forensics training course targeted to ICAC task force members. The three-day course provides training on handling cellular and other mobile devices and methods for properly obtaining, collecting, and storing digital media devices and evidence. The Cell Phone Collection, Investigation and Law training program will be offered multiple times through fall of 2012 at locations throughout the country.
Currently accepting applications for the following classes:
- January 24-26, 2012 in Dallas, TX
- March 13-15, 2012 in Tampa, FL
- April 17-19, 2012 in Livonia, MI
Additional classes coming soon!
There is a registration deadline for each course and selected candidates will be notified shortly after this deadline. Preference will be given to ICAC Task Force members from the surrounding area.
For more information or to register for an upcoming class, visit the HTCI page on the ICAC Training Portal at http://thecjportal.org/ICAC/Courses/Pages/HTCI.aspx. Questions or comments? Contact DeLynn Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org
This training is made possible through a grant from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, award number 2010‐MC‐CX‐K063.
In partnership with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) and the High Tech Crime Institute (HTCI) are teaming to deliver the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Special Investigative Techniques (SIT) – Cell Phone Investigation, Collection and Law course at no cost to ICAC Task Force members and other investigators. This course provides crucial skills for investigators and first responders responsible for handling cellular and other mobile devices including effective techniques for properly obtaining, collecting and storing digital media devices and evidence. The three-day, hands-on program will be offered multiple times through fall of 2012 at locations throughout the country. There is no prerequisite for this course; however, participants should have a working knowledge of the Internet and basic computer skills.
For additional details, download the flyer here:
ICAC-SIT Training Course Informational Flyer
Registration Now Open
NFSTC is currently accepting applications for the following classes:
- October 18-20, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona
(Registration closes September 28, 2011 at 11:59 PM EST)
- November 8-10, 2011 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
(Registration closes October 17, 2011 at 11:59 PM EST)
Candidate selection and notification to approved participants will occur shortly after the registration deadline for each course. Preference will be given to ICAC Task Force members from the surrounding area.
To learn more about this program and to register, visit http://www.nfstc.org/meetings/. When registering, please use the invitation code ICAC-SIT.
For information on future course dates and locations, visit the HTCI page on the ICAC Task Force training portal at http://thecjportal.org/ICAC/Courses/Pages/HTCI.aspx
This training is made possible through a grant from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, award number 2010‐ MC‐CX‐K063.
NFSTC was selected by Enterprise Florida for the Governor’s Business Diversification Award in the Business Expansion Mega Market category. The award recognizes organizations in Florida that invested in the local economy and created jobs in 2010. NFSTC is among 18 organizations to be recognized and is the only one in the Tampa Bay area to be selected for this honor. The award will be presented during a reception at the Governor’s Mansion to mark the state’s annual Industry Appreciation Week later this month in Tallahassee.
In making their selections, Enterprise Florida considered each organization’s commitment to investing in the community and efforts to improve and diversify Florida’s economy. NFSTC was chosen due to significant organizational growth, the launch of a subsidiary company, diversification of revenue sources, considerable contributions to the local economy and community outreach efforts.
Contributing factors in NFSTC’s selection are the organization’s major accomplishments over the past two years, which include:
- Winning numerous competitive grants and contracts to provide forensic training programs and other services to the criminal justice community and the Department of Defense
- Adding 16 new staff positions in 2010
- Achieving 75% growth since 2009
- Launching the Forensic Innovation Center, LLC in partnership with eight other organizations to help establish a forensic technology sub-cluster in Largo, Florida
- Bringing an estimated $1 million in revenue to the local economy through training and conference activities
For more information about Enterprise Florida’s Governor’s Business Diversification Award, please download NFSTC’s press release here:
Release: NFSTC Recognized with Governor's Business Diversification Award
Visit Enterprise Florida’s website at http://www.eflorida.com/PressDetail.aspx?id=9172
Download NFSTC’s 2010 Annual Report here: http://www.nfstc.org/about/annual-reports/
The just-released edition of Evidence Technology Magazine features an article on the Latent Print Training Program, which will be conducted for the third time at NFSTC starting in October. The article is perfectly timed to coincide with the application deadline for the class, which is August 21 at 11:59 PM (Eastern). To read the article, click here: Latent Print article.