Tuesday, May 28, 2013

New Guide Details Steps from A-to-Z for Preserving Biological Evidence

According to a press release, a new handbook by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) provides forensic laboratories, law enforcement agencies and the judicialsystem with state-of-the-art guidelines and recommended best practices for preserving biological evidence so that it is available at any time to solve “cold cases,” confirm the guilt of criminals or exonerate the innocent.
The press release is here.

The .pdf can be downloaded from a link on the page about the handbook.