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PFS’ Mark Mastaglio delivers further training course as Senior Forensic Ballistics Technical Adviser for the UN

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Mark returns to St. Kitts and Nevis and Barbados to deliver further training in his role as Senior Forensic Ballistics Technical Advisor for the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC). The mission aims to assist in building law enforcement capacity in Forensic Ballistics in St. Kitts and Nevis and Barbados.  The …

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PFS’ Mark Mastaglio delivers further training course as Senior Forensic Ballistics Technical Adviser for the UN

In News by Forensic Analysts

Mark returns to St. Kitts and Nevis and Barbados to deliver further training in his role as Senior Forensic Ballistics Technical Advisor for the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC). The mission aims to assist in building law enforcement capacity in Forensic Ballistics in St. Kitts and Nevis and Barbados.  The …

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Quality Development in Albania

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Mike Barber spends a week with the Albanian police to support development of their DNA quality standards, facilities and services. This work was conducted in conjunction with our partners SCJS (Sustainable Criminal Justice Solutions) and OSCE (Organisation for Security and Cooperation Europe).

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PFS’ Mark Mastaglio delivers first training course as Senior Forensic Ballistics Technical Adviser for the UN

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The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) has been providing Latin American and Caribbean Member States with technical assistance to improve capabilities for small arms control, including law enforcement training to combat illicit trafficking, legal reforms, stockpile management and the destruction of obsolete and confiscated weapons and ammunition. As part …

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PFS and the Forensic Watch Conference (Warsaw)

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PFS member Sue Pope took part in the Forensic Watch conference in Warsaw on 24th March, discussing the impact on forensic experts of the imminent changes to the Polish legal system (http://www.forensicwatch.pl)

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Not guilty verdict in Bermuda attempted murder case in which PFS’ Angela Shaw provided crucial GSR evidence

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Blaine Simmons, 20, charged with shooting a man in Somerset, Bermuda, has been found not guilty by a jury after a three week trial at the Supreme Court in Bermuda. Mr Simmons had denied attempting to murder Lo’Torean Durrant, 23, and using a firearm to commit an indictable offence in the incident on March 19, 2013. The verdict comes almost …

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PFS attend International Conference

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PFS members Ian Evett and Sue Pope attended the 2014 meeting of the International Conference on Forensic Inference and Statistics in Leiden, giving a presentation on ‘The ramifications of the Dlugosz judgment’

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PFS Director Gill Tully appointed as UK’s Forensic Science Regulator

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We are delighted to announce that PFS Director Dr Gill Tully has been appointed as the new Home Office Forensic Science Regulator. Gill’s knowledge of the industry, understanding of the value of forensic science and her qualities as a leader are sure to have a very positive impact. Gill expects to take the three year appointment up in November at …

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Training workshop in awareness of the new DNA 17 multiplexes

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PFS in conjunction with The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences are looking to hold a half day workshop in September 2014. The workshop will be focussed on awareness regarding the implementation of the new DNA17 multiplexes for use in DNA profiling tests in the UK. The half day workshop will be relevant to those interested in understanding the background to the …

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Kuwait Visit

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Gill Tully and Kevin Sullivan presented to the General Department of Criminal Evidence (GDCE) in Kuwait. PFS seminar on Forensic Genetics: Quality, Accreditation & Interpretation Considerations. [divider]