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ASCLD: FBI Allele Frequency: Managers & Legal Overview
This presentation will assist Crime Lab Management to provide timely assessment, correction, notification, reporting and documentation; enabling Crime Labs to continue to earn and keep public trust.
Crime Laboratories have earned a position of public trust over time through providing reliable quality results.  Keeping public trust includes being self-correcting once an issue is discovered.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation allele frequency amendments is an opportunity to demonstrate the capability of forensic science labs to proactively address a challenge to quality.  This presentation assisted Crime Lab Management to provide timely assessment, correction, notification, reporting and documentation enabling Crime Labs to continue to earn and keep public trust.  This webinar provided a high level overview of the issue by the FBI including history on the errors, their detection, correction, and the dissemination of information.  It will also the laboratory directors’ perspective and legal issues that laboratories may need to consider.

Speaker

Tina Delgado & Ray Wickenheiser
Tina Delgado - Tina Delgado is a native of Kansas City, Missouri and a graduate of the University of Missouri-Rolla where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences.  She received her Master of Forensic Science from The George Washington University, with an emphasis in forensic molecular biology.

Ray Wickenheiser - Ray Wickenheiser is currently the Crime Lab System Director for the New York State Police Crime Lab System, headquartered in Albany, New York.
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