Daily Archives: October 31, 2014

ASU criminologist appointed director of National Institute of Justice

Nancy RodriguezNancy Rodriguez, a professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, part of the College of Public Programs at Arizona State University, has been appointed by President Barack Obama to be the next director of the Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice.

Webinar on Rapid DNA and NDIS

Justice DeptThe American Society of Crime Lab Directors, along with RTI, are pleased to announce a webinar series designed to investigate the validation, current use, and future implementation of Rapid DNA.
This three-part series will begin on November 6th and conclude on December 9th.
The first webinar titled “Rapid DNA, the QAS and NDIS” will be presented by Jennifer Wendel, Chief of the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) Unit.

DNA Diagnostics Center’s Forensic Unit is Honored at Ohio Innocence Projects’ 10th Anniversary Gala

helix10FAIRFIELD, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — DNA Diagnostics Forensics, a Division of DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC), the world’s largest paternity testing company, was honored at Ohio Innocence Project’s (OIP) tenth Anniversary Gala, celebrating freedom for those exonerated, and the organizations that have contributed to the effort