Conditions Affecting Forensic Scientists' Workplace
Meeting the increasing demand for analysis of physical evidence from crimes, and reduction of evidence backlogs, poses a challenge for U.S. crime laboratories.
Staffing numbers, financial constraints, and other difficulties affect the timely investigation of crimes, but they also affect the forensic scientists working to meet the demand for evidence analysis.
An NIJ-funded project provides a better understanding of the work stress and job satisfaction of individuals engaged in handling and collecting evidence. Learn more.