National Institute of Justice

Fiber Evidence and Forensic Comparisons

Looking at fingerprints with flourescent light

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Fiber evidence has long been an important part of criminal cases and can help associate a suspect with a crime scene. This project details new analytical procedures that allow fiber comparisons that are more detailed than standard forensic practices.

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NIJ at IACP 2018

International Association of Chiefs of Police

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This year’s plenary session at the Annual IACP Conference will explore law enforcement responses to the opioid epidemic, strengthening policing through practitioner-driven research, and promising practices for civil disturbance response.

Join us on Saturday, October 6.