Daily Archives: November 18, 2014

Training Update: Using Rapid DNA Webinar

Justice DeptJoin us on November 20 at 1 p.m. EST for the second course in the ASCLD Rapid DNA webinar series. This session will be presented by Vince Figarelli, Superintendent of the Arizona Department of Public Safety Scientific Analysis Bureau, and Gray Amick, Technical Leader of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department DNA Laboratory. This is the second of a three-part series hosted by the American Society of Crime Lab Directors and NIJ’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence to investigate the validation, current use, and future implementation of Rapid DNA.
This three-part series will conclude on December 9.
Register now.

Albemarle Sheriff Chip Harding calls for change in DNA collection procedures

AlbemarleAlbemarle County Sheriff Chip Harding is advocating for an expansion of Virginia’s DNA databanks, pushing for the state to collect DNA from all individuals convicted of misdemeanors.