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The Forensic Update is out!
Posted on August 17, 2017
This month’s Forensic Update brings you news about chemical testing innovations, scent preservation kits, and the development of a marijuana sobriety test.
A Dozen Cadets Fall In for a Unique Internship Program
Posted on July 17, 2017
For the ninth year, The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) is hosting ROTC Cadets from across the country for the Biometric and Forensic Internship. The sought after program covers hands-on introductory training from DNA to digital forensics in an intense two-week course, from Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 28. Each discipline is taught … Continue reading A Dozen Cadets Fall In for a Unique Internship Program
STEM TEC Record Attendance
Posted on June 27, 2017
For the eighth year, NFSTC hosted students from the Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay STEM TEC program. This year, 44 students were selected to attend the event – a record number. Five stations were set up covering bio-screening, alternate light source, latent prints, digital forensics, and a CSI: Rocks station. Using tools from their very … Continue reading STEM TEC Record Attendance
Department of State-funded training wraps up
Posted on June 19, 2017
The intense 20-week DNA analyst training for 14 Central American students has concluded and participants are safely back in their home countries. On site since January, the students tackled techniques and protocols from bio-screening to trial presentation.
Celebrating 40 years of ASCLD Success
Posted on May 4, 2017
Hard to believe an idea between 30 crime lab directors in December 1973 would flourish into the international network of professional and academic colleagues the American Society of Crime Lab Directors (ASCLD) is known as today. At this year’s annual ASCLD symposium in Dallas a very special booth in the expo hall celebrated the history … Continue reading Celebrating 40 years of ASCLD Success