forensic science

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forensic science

[fə′ren·sik ′sī·əns]
(forensic science)
The recognition, collection, identification, individualization, and interpretation of physical evidence, and the application of science and medicine for criminal and civil law, or regulatory purposes.
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The forensics science class is an elective course available to all students.
To obtain a copy of this bulletin or the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center Publications Catalog 2000 (which lists NLECTC and other government publications of interest to law enforcement, corrections, and forensics science practitioners on topics such as, communications, forensics, less-than-lethal weapons, protective equipment, and weapons and ammunition), contact NLECTC at 800-248-2742 or download the publications from JUSTNET at http://www.
They were sent from the forensics science laboratory in Dublin and then "casually and carelessly dealt with".
Fitzmore Coates, senior officer at the Forensics Science Laboratory in Kingston, said he had detected lethal amounts of cypermethrin in Woolmer's stomach, and also found the potentially deadly chemical in urine and blood samples taken from the late coach.
In granting the tests, Gilmore said Dr Paul Ferrara, head of the state Forensics Science Division, examined the misplaced evidence packets and determined that they had not been opened.
Four other deaths have been attributed to beanbags, but details were not available, Challoner said in an abstract presented to the International Association of Forensics Science.
Normally, new hires travel to the Forensics Science Centre for training.
The Salt Lake laboratory organized Sorenson Forensics in 2006, hiring an experienced forensics science team.
In addition, Jant Pharmacal received approval from the Department of Forensics Science in Virginia, in accordance with regulations of the approval of Field Tests for the detection of drugs to be used by law enforcement professionals.
Officers believed DNA tests by the Forensics Science Services in Birmingham would be damning enough to charge the McCanns.
The program provides educational institutions with the curriculum, software and technology needed to offer valuable courses in Digital Forensics Science.