Publication: Forensic Magazine

First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Workplace Safety: Planning and Staffing

In providing an effective safety and health program effective human resource management is critical. It includes development of accurate job descriptions to take into consideration job duties (such as respirator use or hearing protection use, manual material ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Trouble with Controled Substances

Controlled substances are chemicals that have a legally recognized potential for abuse. They include “street drugs” such as heroin or ecstasy and prescription drugs such as oxycodone. Detecting and identifying controlled substances is a critical step ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

"Rapid" Progess

To say that developments in “Rapid DNA” have been progressing quickly in 2014 is an understatement. From a front page USA Today article headline reading “Rapid DNA Test Could Transform Crime Fight” in January, to its first use in a criminal prosecution ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Are You a Manager or Leader?

All leaders are managers but not all managers are leaders. Both managers and true leaders get things done through others, but managers do so by virtue of their specific position within their organizations, while true leaders — regardless of their official ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Glove Protection

Once you know the crime scene is secure and you are ready to begin processing, your first thought is probably to put on latex or nitril gloves. These gloves are, of course, important for protecting evidence because they keep you from leaving your own ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

A Resilient Medical Examiner or Crime Lab Facility

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary:Resilient: able to become strong, healthy, or successful again after something bad happens: able to return to an original shape after being pulled, pressed, bent, etc.Both definitions apply, in different ways, ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Keeping House

Many injuries arise from poor housekeeping. Slips, trips, and falls are all too common yet easily avoided. Begin with organizing the storage areas. First, do not create hazards with your material storage. Stack and interlock boxes, containers, and other ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Dealing with the Details

Paying attention to details can make all the difference in your case. Be careful to avoid short cuts or inexpensive options that end up costing you. Here are some examples:When collecting evidence, it’s tempting to grab some grocery bags from your car. ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Knock! Knock!

The How, When, and What for a meaningful Lab Safety AuditGood forensic lab managers know why we should conduct periodic laboratory safety audits or inspections. But, do you give much thought to how they should be done? Or, when is the best time? Or, what ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Be Open to Complaints

All managers will receive complaints, but not all managers will receive them the same way. To some, most complaints seem trivial and to come “ out of nowhere” or “off the wall.” But since it probably took a great deal of courage for the employee to complain ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Contamination Control

In a recent article I discussed ways Crime Scene Officers can prevent crime scene contamination. As I noted, protecting the scene and evidence is crucial since contamination of evidence can jeopardize an entire case. But do you ever stop to think about ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

Solid State Drives: Part 6

SSD Architecture and FunctionPreviously Controllers, NAND non-volatile memory, and Program Erase Cycles (P/E) were discussed in Part 2. Pages, Blocks, Planes, Dies, TSOPs, Wear-Leveling (WL), and Garbage Collection (GC) were discussed in Part 3. Write ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Jun 25 2014]

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Workplace Safety: Planning and Staffing [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 29 2014]
Trouble with Controled Substances [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
"Rapid" Progess [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
Are You a Manager or Leader? [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
Glove Protection [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
A Resilient Medical Examiner or Crime Lab Facility [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
Keeping House [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 15 2014]
Dealing with the Details [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 11 2014]
Knock! Knock! [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 09 2014]
Be Open to Complaints [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 08 2014]
Contamination Control [Published Forensic Magazine - Jul 02 2014]
Duplicating Impression Evidence [Published Forensic Magazine - Jun 27 2014]
Handle with Care: Basic Autoclave Safety Program [Published Forensic Magazine - Jun 25 2014]
Forensic Facilities POTential [Published Forensic Magazine - Jun 25 2014]
Crime Scene Investigator: Certification [Published Forensic Magazine - Jun 25 2014]
Solid State Drives: Part 6 [Published Forensic Magazine - Jun 25 2014]
Don’t Let This Be You [Published Forensic Magazine - Jun 25 2014]
Solid State Drives: Part 7 [Published Forensic Magazine - Jun 25 2014]
Applying AFIS Case by Case [Published Forensic Magazine - Jun 25 2014]
Old Techniques, New Tricks [Published Forensic Magazine - Jun 25 2014]
Gunshot Residue Collection: The Decisions that ... [Published Forensic Magazine - Jun 25 2014]
Finding 'A Players' [Published Forensic Magazine - Jun 24 2014]
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