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NIBIN Challenges and Opportunities

Event Dates
January 24, 2019, 2:00 pm EST - January 24, 2019, 3:00 pm EST
Event Duration
1 hour
Location
Online

This webinar will discuss the challenges and opportunities regarding the implementation of the NIBIN program. The NIBIN program has the potential to find links in cases involving firearms that can quickly assist in an investigation.

Detailed Learning Objectives:

  1. Understanding what NIBIN is and its minimum operating standards.
  2. The processing of firearms evidence from collection to NIBIN entry at the Utah State Laboratory and Phoenix Police Laboratory.
  3. Lessons learned from implementing the NIBIN program from the ground up including communication and increased case load.

Speakers:

  1. Jennifer Gelston – Senior Forensic Scientist and the NIBIN Program Administrator for the Utah Bureau of Forensic Services
  2. Justin Bechaver – Forensic Scientist Manager and Technical Leader of the Firearm and Tool Marks section of the Utah Bureau of Forensic Services
  3. Jessica Ellefritz – Criminal Intelligence Analyst with Phoenix Police Department Violent Crimes Bureau
  4. Benjamin Swanholm – Assistant Crime Lab Administrator for the Phoenix Police Department Laboratory Services Bureau

Contact Information

If you have questions about this course or difficulty with login or registration, contact the Forensic Science Technology Center of Excellence.

Event Type
Webinar
Event Option(s)
Online, On demand
Host(s)
NIJ Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (RTI International)
Registration Dates
January 14, 2019 - January 24, 2019
Registration Status
Open
Eligibility
​Free and open to all.
Date Created: January 15, 2019