This course serves as an overview of the trace evidence discipline for the crime laboratory administration. This is the fourth webinar in the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors' Train the Director Webinar Series.
This webinar provides non-trace evidence analysts, who manage this discipline as part of a forensic laboratory or supervise members within this field, a basic overview of the analysis performed. The webinar will also discuss discipline-specific administrative challenges and address current issues and/or challenges facing the forensic science community in the trace evidence discipline.
Detailed Learning Objectives:
- The attendee will understand the variety of evidence and importance of trace evidence.
- The attendee will understand the challenges faced in trace evidence analysis.
- The attendee will understand challenges faced in managing a trace evidence section.