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Forensic Science - Training and Technical Assistance

The following training and technical assistance opportunities are a sample of those available through nationally recognized agencies and associations.

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Events
The BJA Events page contains information about trainings and other events available to justice professionals.

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC)
BJA NTTAC serves as a major source of justice-related training and technical assistance information and resources, and offers specialized assistance on current laws and evolving trends affecting the criminal justice field.

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Laboratory Services Division
The FBI Laboratory provides forensic exams, technical support, expert witness testimony, and advanced training to FBI personnel and partners around the globe.

International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP)
ICITAP consists of coordinated, comprehensive training activities and technical assistance that would assist the host government to select and/or develop the management of a forensic laboratory. Emphasis is placed on establishing quality assurance programs to ensure the highest quality work product from every section of the laboratory.

National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC)
NFSTC hosts forensic science trainings at its facility in Florida and also hosts online trainings. Additionally through its Web site, NFSTC offers forensic science training and resources.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Forensic Trainings
This section of the NIJ web site provides training courses on forensic DNA evidence to assist forensic scientists, officers and investigators, medical personnel, officers of the court, and victim advocates.

National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC)
NLECTC is a component of the National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) Office of Science and Technology. NLECTC offers training and technical assistance services to law enforcement agencies and correctional institutions on a number of different topics.

Regional Computer Forensics Program (RCFL)
RCFL is a full service forensics laboratory devoted entirely to the examination of digital evidence in support of criminal investigations, such as, terrorism, child pornography, crimes of violence, the theft or destruction of intellectual property, internet crimes, and fraud.

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner-Sexual Assault Response Team (SANE-SART)
Through funding from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), SANE-SART provides information and technical assistance to individuals and institutions interested in developing new SANE-SART programs or improving existing ones.

Justice Events Calendar

The NCJRS Justice Events calendar offers a comprehensive list of conferences, workshops, seminars, and other events.

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