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  • Texas Launches First Mass Fatality Response Team

    Texas Launches First Mass Fatality Response Team

    Monday, December 09, 2019
    After 22 people were killed at a WalMart in El Paso, Texas, forensic experts hactched an idea: create a Texas Mass Fatality Operations Response Team that could be an around-the-clock response asset for death investigations and forensic support. Read More News

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  • University's Forensic Facility to Feature VR Autopsy Table, Simulated Mass Grave Site

    University's Forensic Facility to Feature VR Autopsy Table, Simulated Mass Grave Site

    Wednesday, November 27, 2019
    Cranfield University is investing £3.5 million in the latest forensic science technology at its Cranfield campus. Building on Cranfield’s distinctive strength in defense and security, this forensic science teaching and research facility will be unparalleled in the UK. Students and staff will have access to new facilities such as a virtual reality ... Read More News
  • Former Sheriff’s Captain Indicted for Gun Trafficking, Aiding Marijuana Distribution

    Former Sheriff’s Captain Indicted for Gun Trafficking, Aiding Marijuana Distribution

    Wednesday, November 27, 2019
    Former San Diego County Sheriff’s Captain Marco Garmo was arrested last week based on a federal grand jury indictment that charges him with operating an illegal firearms trafficking business – sometimes from his office at the Rancho San Diego Station with the help of others, including a fellow Sheriff’s deputy. Read More News
  • Houston Forensic Science Center to Use STRmix

    Houston Forensic Science Center to Use STRmix

    Wednesday, November 27, 2019
    The Houston Forensic Science Center (HFSC) and Northeastern Illinois Regional Crime Laboratory (NIRCL) are the latest U.S. forensic labs to announce plans to use STRmix to resolve DNA profiles in criminal investigations. Read More News
  • Black Offenders Arrested More Than White Co-Offenders

    Black Offenders Arrested More Than White Co-Offenders

    Tuesday, November 26, 2019
    Racial disparities at every level of the criminal justice system in America are well documented. Now, a new study by reveals it also exists at the initial level of arrest, even when the crime is committed by a diverse pair of co-offenders. The study, examines crimes committed together by a black person and a white person and finds that the black ... Read More News
  • Narcotics Traffic Devastating Central American Rainforests, Fueling Climate Change

    Narcotics Traffic Devastating Central American Rainforests, Fueling Climate Change

    Tuesday, November 26, 2019
    Studies find the U.S.-funded war on drugs has pushed traffickers into remote forest areas, where the shadowy underground economy they have built is devasting the environment, directly causing more than $214.6 million in natural and cultural resource loss in the region's protected forests each year. Read More News
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