Monthly Archives: March 2019

Hold the Date! Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) to Host May 1 Tribal Consultation on Potential Future Tribal Set-Aside Funding

The United States Department of Justice‘s Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) looks forward to holding a Tribal Consultation with Alaska Tribal Leaders, their representatives, and stakeholders on potential future tribal set-aside funding from the federal Crime Victims Fund.
OVC is honored to hold this Tribal Consultation on the concluding afternoon of the 36th Annual Alaska Tribal Court Conference, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, in Fairbanks, Alaska. To register for the Tribal Consultation on Potential Future Tribal Set-Aside Funding and indicate your interest in speaking, please visit Tribal Consultation Registration Website and click the “Register” button. You can also register on-site on May 1. Formal invitations to Tribal Leaders and a Framing Paper are forthcoming.
 
For more information, please contact ovctribalsetaside@ojp.usdoj.gov. Pre-registration Check-in and Onsite Registration will be held from 9:00 am to 1:30 p.m.; Tribal Consultation will be 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Listen to the “Just Science” Podcast Series

Listen to new episodes of the “Just Science” podcast series from Forensic Technology Center of Excellence. These podcasts focus on different aspects of identification in forensic investigations.
 
Latest Identification Episodes include:
–Identification: Just Forensic Microanthropology
–Identification: Just Improvised Explosive Devices
–Identification: Just 19 Hours and 300 miles
–Identification: Just the Molalla Forest Serial Killer
–Identification: Just a Modified Direct to DNA Approach to Sexual Assault Kit Testing
–Identification: Just Drawing Knowledge from a Forensic Artist
–Identification: Just the Sole of Impression Pattern Evidence