ASCLD Train the Director – Quality Assurance in the Forensic Laboratory

ASCLD Train the Director – Quality Assurance in the Forensic Laboratory

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This webinar originally occurred on February 21, 2019
Duration: 1 hour


This course explains transitioning from 17025:2005 to 17025:2017 and the lessons learned. This is the fifth webinar in the ASCLD Train the Director Webinar Series.

Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) shares their lab wide transition effort from 17025:2005 to 17025:2017. In November 2018, the AZDPS team completed their assessment with ANAB and will share experiences and lessons learned that may be helpful for labs working through the transition this year. AZDPS will share their strategy and accomplishments during the effort as well as helpful hints on how to transition various disciplines and administration to the new format and requirements in the 17025:2017 and AR 3125.

Detailed Learning Objectives

  1. Key areas to focus on when transitioning from 17025:2005 to 2017
  2. Strategy on how to effectively make the transition within the laboratory
  3. Lessons learned from the assessment process between the lab and ANAB


  • Brooke Arnone | Quality Assurance Manager for the AZDPS Crime Laboratory system
  • Stewart Raley | Supervising Forensic Scientist in the AZDPS Scientific Analysis Bureau Quality Assurance Unit

Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence webinar has been provided by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this webinar are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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