Human Identification in Mass Fatality Incidents

An online presentation, "Human Identification in Mass Fatality Incidents", will be archived online through January 20. The recorded presentation, hosted by Dr. Christopher McGuire, looks at how incident responses are organized, the forensic techniques used to support human identification, the concept of an identification team, and how international incidents are managed.


The presentation is intended for forensic practitioners and law enforcement, and is funded in part through a grant from the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

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Recovering Latent Fingerprints from Cadavers

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