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The science and practice of examining physical evidence and applying the physical properties of that evidence to the resolution of legal issues, particularly identifying the commission, nature, and perpetrators of crimes
Genetics The use of DNA for identification (e.g., to establish paternity in child support cases, link a suspect to a crime scene, identify accident victims, etc.)

forensics

Vox populi A popular term for the investigative armamentarium–eg, documents and other writings, used to link an actor with an act, usually understood to be of criminal nature including but not limited to homicide and violent death
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In each section of the book, Bartanen not only discusses the elements of teaching and administering a forensics program, but also analyzes the assumptions that serve to justify certain practices and discourage other practices.
In addition to being a leading provider of advanced forensic DNA services, Sorenson Forensics also offers industry-best DNA casework assistance to federal, state and local crime laboratories, and is the first accredited forensics laboratory to offer lean six sigma consulting services.
As the threat from malicious acts involving nuclear and other radioactive materials persists, nuclear forensics depends upon innovative science and methodologies to identify the origin and history of these materials as part of an investigation of a nuclear security event.
As a special offer in celebration of the official opening of Prism Forensics LLC, you can receive a free audio evaluation of your file, offer valid until 12/31/2011 (terms & conditions apply).
Team member Katina Daleiden, 26, received the Karl Bovero Award from the Pacific Southwest College Forensics Association for the most promising community college public speaker in the Southwest.
We're pleased to again be part of this elite group of Dell partners and to support Dell in serving its Digital Forensics and Security customers in the public and private sector," said Tim Leehealey, CEO of AccessData.
Within Issue 6, the DFM team have put the emphasis on Operational Forensics with articles on Situational Awareness & Digital Forensics, Wireless Networks & Digital Forensics Deep Packet Inspection on High Speed Networks, Digital Forensics in the Cloud Netflow & forensics using SIEM in forensic investigations, Data Breach Investigations and Criminal Profiling which includes an in depth look at the phases of a computer hacking attack.
The Sorenson Forensics LEAD Database[TM] gives law enforcement agents at a local level the control they need to archive DNA profiles collected within their jurisdiction to be easily searched and referenced by an authorized user.
The use of mobile forensics to uncover data has become increasingly important in corporate investigations, civil disputes and criminal cases.
Kupferschmid, executive director of Sorenson Forensics, a worldwide leader in advanced forensic DNA services, a team of scientists will travel to the West African nation during January 2012 to oversee installation of genetic testing equipment at the new laboratory in Lagos, Nigeria.
Mr Campbell added, "DFM has become the foremost magazine for the Digital Forensics community in just 12 short months, and the fact that we've not had a single cancellation of subscription in our first year shows that we are doing something right.
LINDON, Utah -- Today, AccessData Group announced a mobile forensics product replacement program which allows current users of other mobile forensics solutions to replace their tools with AccessData's Mobile Phone Examiner Plus (MPE+) software by paying just the cost of annual support and maintenance -- a low $840.