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Title: American Academy of Applied Forensics (AAAF) at Central Piedmont Community College Final Performance Report
Corporate Author: American Academy of Applied Forensics (AAAF)
United States of America
Date Published: April 2007
Page Count: 28
Sponsoring Agency: American Academy of Applied Forensics (AAAF)
Charlotte, NC 28235
National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
Grant Number: 2001-RC-CX-K009
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This performance report presents an overview of the activities and accomplishments of the American Academy of Applied Forensics (AAAF) at Central Piedmont Community College.
Abstract: The American Academy of Applied Forensics (AAAF) at Central Piedmont Community College in North Carolina was created to respond to the need to put science at the crime scene through as many channels as possible. The program at AAAF produced training models that enhanced the consistency, accuracy, and efficiency of the evidence-handling skills of law enforcement and medico-legal professionals. Also, AAAF produced a model for ‚ÄúComprehensive Crime Scene Processing‚ÄĚ skills training. AAAF information services address the acute operational needs for crime scene investigators and crime laboratory service providers. Upgraded programming and organizational infrastructure improved the delivery of training models. Funds from this award (in 2001 by a Congressional appropriation) ensured the long-term fiscal sustainability of the AAAF by establishing it as a self-supporting entity by fiscal year 2006. All of these improvements and enhancements benefited the criminal justice community by delivering programs and services that had limited availability in this region. Appendixes A-E
Main Term(s): Forensic science training
Index Term(s): Crime laboratories; Crime scene; Crime Scene Investigation; Criminal investigation; Evidence collection; Evidence identification; Forensic medicine; Forensic pathology; Forensic sciences; NIJ final report; NIJ grant-related documents; Scientific techniques
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