Education & Training

Many of the NCSTL Advisory Council members, professionals from diverse specialties, were recorded at a recent Advisory Council meeting. You can hear and see them by clicking on the links below.

Susan Ballou, Program Manager for Forensic Sciences, Office of Law Enforcement Standards, National Institute of Standards and Technology, speaks about what the Office of Law Enforcement Standards does. Click here to see the video.

Bill Berger, Chief of Police Division of Forensic Services, Palm Bay Police Department, speaks about his career. Click here to see Part II where Mr. Berger talks about LODIS, the DNA database.

Drew Findling, Criminal Defense Attorney, The Findling Law Firm, talks about NCSTL. Click here to see the video.

Cynthia Holt, Head, Collection Development and Preservation, George Mason University, talks being a forensics sciences librarian and digital communication tools such as a feed reader. Click here to see the video.

Susan Johns, Retired Bureau Chief Division of Forensic Services, Illinois State Police, speaks about the International Global Summit, a partnership of forensic practitioners. Click here to see the video.

Vahid Majidi, FBI Assistant Director to the National Security Branch for the Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Directorate, speaks about the directorate.

Heather Rafter, General Counsel, Digidesign, a leader in digital audio hardware and software, speaks about digital media, particularly audio.

Ron Reinstein, Retired Judge Maricopa County Superior Court, speaks about his diverse and involved career before and after retirement. Among those are providing a liaison between science and the law and much more ... Click here to see the video.