With the new year around the bend, we’ve decided to take a more specific look at what the future may hold with Mike Mount and Steve Hackman’s article on the future of facility design, “Forensic Laboratory 2030: Scientific Environment”.
In this column, I’ll discuss how to customize a basic checklist to make it work for specific types of scenes.
Good rules of thumb for chemical handling and storage in the lab
By Susan Halla
Combating cybercrime is the purview of the digital forensics laboratory—a relative newcomer on the forensic scene. What are the requirements for designing laboratory spaces that best support this ever changing section?
The most prevalent software applications in use today are probably Web browsers. Although browsers are complex software applications, they have common functionality regarding their main components.
What will constitute a modern forensic laboratory in 2030? From its physical manifestation to its legal and scientific mandates, the vision for the ideal forensic laboratory in 2030 will likely be dramatically different from the model of today.
Evaluating the Effectiveness of DNA Analysis on Property Crimes and Identifying a New Model for Outsourcing
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Forensic Biology Unit (PBSO FBU) has taken a proactive approach to DNA testing the voluminous amount of property crime evidence submitted by Palm Beach County law enforcement agencies.
Investigative methods when collecting evidence from social media vary substantially from traditional digital forensic techniques creating new legal and procedural challenges.
By Douglas Page
Phylogenetic analysis—sometimes given the misnomer “HIV fingerprinting”—has been used repeatedly in world courts to try cases of deliberate HIV transmission.