Webinar: Developing a Statewide Approach to Backlog Management [Archival]

Overview This archival is the final webinar in this ASCLD’s webinar series on Confronting Crime Laboratory Backlogs: Causes, Solutions, Expectations. This webinar takes participants from defining their customers and demonstrating how to establishing two way relationships with them, to developing…

Crime Scene Imaging: A Practitioner’s Perspective

Overview This is an archival version of a web based panel discussion of forensic practitioners. These practitioners have adopted and implemented one of three panoramic crime scene imaging technologies, SceneVision-Panorama, Panoscan MK-3, and Leica ScanStationC10. The goal of this event…

Webinar: Crime Lab Backlogs – The Impact on Justice Policy Forum [Archival]

Overview This is the archival version of a Policy Forum presented by the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence focusing on the key factors playing a role in our nations crime laboratory backlog. Forensic science laboratories are under siege. Ever-increasing volumes…

Collecting Footwear and Tire Impressions in Snow

Overview From footwear to tire to snowmobile impressions, snow impressions can provide extremely valuable evidence in helping to resolve criminal investigations. Unfortunately, photographing and obtaining a cast of a snow impression is often a challenge for the crime scene examiner.…

Webinar: Genome ID Forum 2014 – Challenges to Implementation of New Technologies at North Carolina State Crime Laboratory [Archival]

Overview Originally presented at the 2014 Genome ID Forum, this presentation by John Byrd, the director of the North Carolina State Crime Laboratory, discusses the challenges and changes the crime laboratory has experienced since 2009. Factors such as caseload volume,…

Case Acceptance Policies and Guidelines Webinar [Archival]

Overview This archived webinar, the fourth in ASCLD’s webinar series – Confronting Crime Laboratory Backlogs: Causes, Solutions, Expectations – covers laboratory case management practices and the policies that are put into place to control the intake of evidence. A significant…