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NCJ Number: NCJ 205988     Find in a Library
Title: 50 Largest Crime Labs, 2002
Series: BJS Technical Reports
Author(s): Matthew J. Hickman ; Joseph L. Peterson
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 09/2004
Page Count: 4
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Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report estimates the workload, backlog, and resources needed to meet the demand for forensic services in the Nation's 50 largest publicly funded crime labs.
Abstract: Data were collected as part of the ongoing Census of Publicly Funded Forensic Crime Laboratories. Census information will be used to better understand the number of cases processed by these labs and the amount of resources required to meet the increased demand for forensic services. In developing and implementing this census, BJS worked closely with the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLAD).
Main Term(s): Criminal justice statistics
Index Term(s): Crime Laboratories (Crime Labs) ; Crime laboratory equipment ; Crime laboratory facility planning ; Crime laboratory management
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