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NCJ Number: 134352 Find in a Library
Title: Forensic Laboratory Services Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Annual Review 1990
Corporate Author: Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Editor(s): P St-Amour; N Waldron; T Lukaszewski
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 96
Sponsoring Agency: Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R2, Canada
Publication Number: ISBN 0-662-58592-5
Sale Source: Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R2,
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English; French
Country: Canada
Annotation: In addition to laboratory statistics, this review of the Forensic Laboratory Services of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for 1990 presents information on both casework and non-casework activities, training, personnel, membership in professional associations, conference attendance and presentations, working meetings, positions held in professional associations, published papers, and general employment conditions.
Abstract: The Forensic Laboratory Services, which provides scientific and technical assistance to the Canadian criminal justice system, completed 16,333 cases in 1990 resulting in over 17,900 hours of court-related duties. Apart from the ongoing Understudying Training Program, Forensic Laboratory Services Directorate ensures that personnel employed in each of the forensic disciplines and support sections are kept current in their respective fields. During 1990, laboratory personnel conducted training in virtually all areas of forensic sciences. 23 references
Main Term(s): Crime laboratories; Forensic sciences
Index Term(s): Death investigations; Forensic medicine; Forensic science training; Police personnel
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