Source: Nancy Jackson, FEPAC Accreditation & Outreach Coordinator The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) is holding a Forensic Science Educational Conferences (FSEC) Virtual Workshop for middle and high school teachers July 11-13, 2022. The goal of the FSEC—an outreach initiative of the AAFS—is to increase Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) teachers’ knowledge of […]
Soource: Brian L. Janysek, MFS, General Section Secretary The General Section is accepting nominations for the Paul W. Kehres and John R. Hunt awards to be presented at the 2023 AAFS meeting. All nominations must be emailed to the General Section Awards Committee Chair, Claire Shepard, at email@example.com by August 15, 2022. For a list […]
Source: Robin A. Ainsworth, DDS, Odontology Section Chair The American Board of Forensic Odontology (ABFO) will present an Age Assessment Workshop in conjunction with the AAFS 75th Anniversary Conference in Orlando, FL. A portion of the workshop will be completed by attending a pre-workshop webinar and the hands-on portion will be held on Saturday, February […]
Source: Shawn K. West, MSFS, ABC Vice President The American Board of Criminalistics (ABC) is committed to developing competency-based certification examinations. We are ready to begin the development of a new seized drugs analysis examination. To begin this process, we need the help of expert practitioners in identifying the competencies required to be successful as a […]
Source: Shawn K. West, MSFS, ABC Vice President The Spring 2022 American Board of Criminalists (ABC) Newsletter is now available. Click HERE for full issue.
The Nominating Committee has announced its list of nominees for 2022–23 officers: C. Ken Williams, MS, JD President (Criminalistics) Christopher R. Thompson, MD President-Elect (Psychiatry & Behavioral Science) Joanna L. Collins, MFS […]
Source: Karen J. Nobles, MFS, Questioned Documents Section Chair Charles Lewis Haywood was born on February 7, 1945, in Ft. Pierce, FL, and passed away peacefully on May 27, 2022, after a long battle with cancer. Charles’ professional life was dedicated to law enforcement. He honorably served in the United States Air Force. He went […]