Mission

The Forensic Science Committee works to review the status of forensic science in the criminal justice system and to implement the findings of the 2009 National Academy of the Sciences Report on Strengthening Forensic Science, share new practices with members of the forensic science and criminal justice communities through hearings, symposium, and outreach work, and to make policy recommendations on improving the administration of justice through the strengthening of forensic science in the criminal justice system.