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.
Trafficking in persons is a multifaceted global epidemic, which has seen a significant increase in public awareness. However, there is a substantial need to expand capacities and technologies involving representatives from all stakeholders.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Training and Technical Assistance Team will host a webinar titled “Emerging DNA Techniques” on Wednesday, March 14 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET. Doors will open at 1:45 p.m. ET.
This webinar will highlight innovative technologies for use in DNA forensics. “Emerging DNA Techniques” will feature presentations from Cybergenetics, Genetic Genealogy, and Parabon NanoLabs.
Transformational forensics is a concept in which there is a commitment on the part of forensic science laboratories to collaborate with clients and stakeholders to identify needed change and creating a vision to guide that change so that our communities can become safer places for all to have an opportunity to reach their potential. With respect to gun-related crime, the chief need for the investigators is to have reliable, comprehensive, and timely intelligence with respect to the shooting activity that is occurring in the streets, an activity that is best determined using forensics.