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Technology & Forensics


There is a broad array of forensic science disciplines. Laboratory-based forensic science includes DNA, toxicology, and drug analyses; whereas other disciplines are based on expert analysis and interpretation such as fingerprints, writing samples, and ballistics. During an investigation, forensic evidence may be collected at a crime scene, analyzed in a laboratory, and presented in court as evidence.


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OJP Publications

Development of a Mobile, Automated Tool Mark Characterization/Comparison System, NIJ-Sponsored, 2017

Interpretation of Patterned Injuries in Medicolegal Death Investigation, NIJ-Sponsored, 2017

Differential Sampling of Footwear To Separate Relevant Evidentiary Particles From Background Noise, NIJ-Sponsored, February 2017

Reconstructing Fragmentary Skeletal Remains, NIJ, February 2017

National Sexual Assault Policy Symposium, NIJ, February 2017
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