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Latent Print Examination and Human Factors: Improving the Practice through a Systems Approach

In an effort to encourage the improvement of the latent print examination process to everyone’s benefit, below is a link to a recently published report, Latent Print Examination and Human Factors: Improving the Practice through a Systems Approach.

The Expert Working Group on Human Factors in Latent Print Analysis included experts from forensic disciplines, statisticians, psychologists, engineers, other scientific experts, legal scholars, and representatives of professional organizations.

Publication citation page for this report is listed on the OLES website here: http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910745.

Two New Pilot Programs Launched by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA)


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Click above for a press release about the DNA QAS pilot program.
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Click above for a press release about the Crime Scene Analysis pilot program.