U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

Birmingham Crime Laboratory Improvement Program

NCJ Number
216287
Author(s)
Annetta Nunn
Date Published
April 2005
Length
3 pages
Annotation
Using funds from this grant, the City of Birmingham Crime Laboratory purchased additional microscopes and laboratory benchware, and installed digital imaging equipment.
Abstract
The addition of new microscopes reduced wait time for examiners and resulted in a 28-percent increase in cases examined. The new benchware provides added area for staff to conduct examinations, allows for more thorough clean-up, and reduces the potential for cross-contamination.

Date Published: April 1, 2005