NIJ R&D Webinar Now Available On-Demand

In January 2017, the National Institute of Justice hosted a webinar that provided details and guidance for potential applicants to the NIJ's Forensic Science Research and Development for Criminal Justice Purposes Program. The full video, transcript, and slides from that presentation are now available on-demand from the NIJ website.

The webinar includes the purpose and goals of the forensic science R&D program, as well as FAQs about the program.

You can watch the full video here (or on the NIJ site):


Evidence Technology Magazine gratefully acknowledges the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, for allowing us to reproduce, in part or in whole, the video, "NIJ Forensic Science R&D for Criminal Justice Purposes Program". The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this video are those of the speaker(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Download the slides here.

Or read the transcript here.

 
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