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Making Sense of the DNA Backlog - NIJ Conference Panel

Moderator: Mark Nelson, Senior Program Manager, Investigative and Forensic Sciences Division, Office of Science and Technology, National Institute of Justice; Kevin Lothridge, Chief Executive Officer, National Forensic Science Technology Center, Largo, Fla.; Kevin J. Strom, Senior Research Scientist, Crime, Violence, and Justice Research Program, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, N.C.; Greg Matheson, Director, Los Angeles Police Department Criminalistics Laboratory, Los Angeles, Calif.

Panelists will present findings from two NIJ studies that examined the DNA backlog in law enforcement agencies and crime labs. Panelists will discuss research findings related to new and potential time- and cost-saving approaches.

Date Published: June 1, 2009