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Government Documents on Forensic Science: U.S. Government

Government Documents on Forensic Science

U.S. Government

Examples of useful U.S. Government documents on forensic science as produced by agencies as diverse as the Justice Department, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, & Firearms, and congressional oversight committees include:

The FBI DNA Laboratory: A Review of Protocol and Practice Vulnerabilities
(2004 Justice Dept. Inspector General Report)
 Occupational Outlook Handbook (Forensic Science Technicians)  Annual Bureau of Labor Statistics resource describing various professions and their employment outlook.
Managing Death Investigations HSSE DOC J 1.14/2:D 39/2
Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Forensic Aspects of Arson Investigations HSSE DOC J 1.14/2:F 76/10
The FBI Laboratory: An Investigation into Laboratory Practices and Alleged Misconduct...   (1997 Justice Dept. Inspector General Rpt.) HSSE DOC J 1.14/2:L 11/2

Crime Laboratory Digest (Later Forensic Science Communications)(Discontinued April 2010)

FBI VAULT  (Historic FBI records on criminal cases and criminal records files)

HSSE DOC J 1.14/18:
Handbook of Forensic Services HSSE DOC J 1.14/23:F 76
Electronic Crime Scene Investigation: A Handbook for First Responders HSSE DOC J 28.8/3:EL 1
Forensic Examination of Digital Evidence: A Guide for Law Enforcement HSSE DOC J 28.15/2:F 76
Death Investigation: A Guide for the Scene Investigator HSSE DOC J 28.24/3:D 34/7
A Guide for Explosion and Bombing Scene Investigation HSSE DOC J 28.24/3:EX 7
Medicolegal Death Investigation System: Workshop Summary (National Academy of Sciences Report)

Justice Dept. Inspector General

ATF Arson Investigative Resources

 
   
   
Achieving Interoperability for Latent Fingerprint Identification   (2015 study by presidential National Science and Technology Council)

(Non-governmental) Measuring Worth (University of Illinois-Chicago website providing comparative information on historical and current U.S. prices.)

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