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NCJ Number: 219501 Find in a Library
Title: Capillary Electrophoretic Analysis of Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratory Evidence
Author(s): David M. Northrop; Eric C. Person; Lori Knops
Corporate Author: Washington State Patrol
Crime Laboratory Division
United States of America
Date Published: December 2005
Page Count: 20
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Washington State Patrol
Olympia, WA 98504
Grant Number: 2003-LT-BX-K004
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report details a National Institute of Justice, grant funded project designed to research capillary electrophoretic analysis of clandestine methamphetamine laboratory evidence.
Abstract: The three primary goals of this project were: 1) develop capillary electrophoresis methods that can be used to assist in the identification of inorganic chemical species from various methamphetamine manufacturing methods; 2) develop a better understanding of methamphetamine manufacturing methods and the chemistry of popular and emerging reactions, so as to improve the evaluation of samples collected from illicit manufacturing facilities; and 3) provide training to forensic chemistry analysts, clandestine laboratory crime scene responders, and user agencies on what to look for when handling laboratories associated with popular and newly emerging methamphetamine manufacturing trends. The report details the ways in which the specific goals were accomplished.
Main Term(s): Drug analysis
Index Term(s): Clandestine laboratory enforcement programs; Drug law enforcement training; Drug manufacturing; Evidence identification; Field drug analysis
Note: Summary document (02/2011) provided for public access. Full 135 page report (12/2005) available to Law Enforcement personnel only. Contact the NCJRS Library for access to the full report.
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