Monthly Archives: February 2015

5 Unique Features of the LSV2, Your Next Generation Alternate Light Source Screening Tool






The Leeds Spectral Vision second generation LSV2 model offers an imaging tool that has rapidly been adopted by forensic laboratories to help reduce evidence screening bottlenecks and provide easy evidence documentation.  Incorporating several unique capabilities, the LSV2 is an intuitive … Continue reading

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Identifying Grants Available to Fund Forensic Lab Equipment: 2015 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Grant






  For years, the forensic industry has struggled to receive adequate funding necessary to keep labs functioning at the highest levels possible.  With on going budgetary constraints, crime labs struggle to meet their funding needs to help ease mounting issues: … Continue reading

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ISO 17025: How Accreditation Impacts Forensic Labs






What is ISO? “ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is an independent, non-governmental membership organization and the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards.” (Source: ISO.org) “They are made up of 166 member countries who are the national standards bodies around the … Continue reading

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