Professional Organization Support for OSAC Registry and Standards Implementation
Five professional forensic science organizations, all represented on the OSAC FSSB, have recently released statements declaring their support for the development and implementation of forensic science standards.
Read statements from the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD), the Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners (AFTE), the Association of Forensic Quality Assurance Managers (AFQAM), the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT), and National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) on OSAC’s Registry Implementation webpage.
Events & Training
Our colleagues at CSAFE will be hosting the following upcoming webinars:
- IRT for Forensics: A re-analysis of the FBI “Black Box” Study, April 8, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. CDT
- Assessing Footwear Examiner Performance: Randomly Acquired Characteristics (RAC) Examinations, May 13, 11 a.m. – noon CDT
To register for these webinars and to learn more about CSAFE activities, view CSAFE’s March 2021 Newsletter.
The National Institute of Justice’s FTCoE will be hosting a webinar, Lessons Learned from Proficiency Test Results in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis on Thursday, April 15 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET. For more information about this webinar and to register, click here.
Visit the FTCoE Events Calendar to view other upcoming and archived forensic science events.
Get Involved with OSAC
OSAC offers a variety of ways for members, affiliates and other experts in the forensic science community to participate in the standards advancement process. Click here to learn how you can help make an impact on the forensic science community through standards.