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OSAC is committed to sharing information about standards and activities that will impact the forensic science community. The OSAC Program Office at NIST welcomes any feedback and contributions related to OSAC and our communication channels. Please send feedback and inquiries to forensics [at]

  • Read about the latest OSAC happenings in OSAC News.
  • The OSAC Standards Bulletin provides a monthly update on the forensic science standards moving through the development process at standards developing organizations (SDOs) and those moving through the Registry approval process. 
  • The OSAC Newsletter is a quarterly communication to share OSAC's program status, activities, accomplishments, and opportunities for public input with internal and external audiences. 
  • OSAC Technical Series Publications provide a way to share information that was gathered during the standards analysis and development process but will not be part of a standards document. 

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Created July 3, 2017, Updated January 12, 2021