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Federal Forensic Science Research and Development Programs – A 2021 Update

Publication Date June, 2021 Introduction In response to the 2009 National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report, Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward, the federal government accelerated its investment in forensic science in recent years. The NAS…
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ASCLD Train the Director Series – Best Practices for Engaging Participants in Video Conferences

← Back to Series  This webinar originally occurred on July 7th, 2021 Duration: 1 hour In this webinar, attendees learned a variety of strategies to keep participants engaged in an online meeting environment. First, attendees learned about the importance of…
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ASCLD Train the Director Series – Successful Onboarding in Crime Laboratories

← Back to Series  This webinar originally occurred on June 16th, 2021 Duration: 1 hour Onboarding involves integrating a new employee into your organization. Also known as organizational socialization, onboarding is an important process that sometimes becomes an afterthought in…
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ASCLD Train the Director Series – Firearms 3D technology: Advantages and Value for Implementing 3D Technologies 

← Back to Series  This webinar originally occurred on June 2nd, 2021 Duration: 1 hour This presentation demonstrated the effectiveness of integrating 3D technology into the forensic firearms/toolmarks discipline and the decision analysis used for selecting samples for virtual comparison. …
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ASCLD Train the Director Series – Developing an Unbiased Culture in Your Laboratory

← Back to Series  This webinar originally occurred on May 26th, 2021 Duration: 1 hour This webinar facilitated a discussion about bias in a crime laboratory. Questions discussed included: what is bias in forensics? How can it impact your operations?…
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Forensic Laboratory Needs Technical Working Group

Supporting NIJ’s Mission to Improve Knowledge and Understanding The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), in partnership with the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCoE) at RTI International (Research Triangle Institute), has formed the Forensic Laboratory Needs – Technology Working Group…