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Title: REGIONAL CRIMINALISTICS LABORATORY, REGION 1, MISSOURI A SUMMARY AND EVALUATION OF PERFORMANCE DURING ITS FIRST SEVEN MONTHS OF OPERATIONS - FINAL REPORT, JANUARY 30, 1973
Author(s): C L CUNNINGHAM; R H FOX
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
United States of America

Regional Criminalistics Laboratory
United States of America
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 92
Sponsoring Agency: Midwest Research Institute
Kansas City, MO 64110
Missouri Law Enforcement Assistance Council
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Regional Criminalistics Laboratory
Independence, MO 64058
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 3542-D
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE DOCUMENT SUMMARIZES MIDWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE'S INVOLVEMENT IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THIS CRIMINALISTICS SYSTEM WHICH WAS ESTABLISHED TO INCREASE THE USE OF PHYSICAL EVIDENCE.
Abstract: THE RESULTS OF THIS EVALUATION SHOW THAT THE EXPECTATION WAS REALIZED DURING THE FIRST SEVEN MONTHS OF THE REGIONAL LABORATORY'S OPERATION, PARTICULARLY WITH RESPECT TO ITS UTILIZATION BY THE KANSAS CITY (MO) POLICE DEPARTMENT. THUS FAR, THE REGIONAL LABORATORY HAS CONDUCTED EXTENSIVE TRAINING IN CRIME SCENE SEARCH; ITS UTILIZATION BY POLICE IS RELATIVELY HIGH, AND THE SUPPORT IT IS RENDERING HAS APPARENTLY SATISFIED PRACTICALLY ALL POLICE DEMANDS, QUESTIONED DOCUMENTS BEING THE ONLY NOTABLE EXCEPTION.(AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...TWH
Index Term(s): Crime laboratories; Crime laboratory equipment; Crime Scene Investigation; Criminalistics training; Missouri; Professional in-service education; Program evaluation; Services
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