Crime Laboratory Review Task Force

Monthly Meeting

Thursday, February 04, 2010
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Scientific Services Bureau
1800 Paseo Rancho Castilla
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(916) 323-7956

Directions to Meeting at CSULA


  1. Review and approve minutes of December meeting
  2. Discussion of report
  3. Discussion of existing state commissions to be reviewed and member assignments
  4. Discussion of possible commission functions (Jennifer F.)
  5. Public comment
  6. Next meeting – April 1 - Sacramento


Minutes of Last Meeting

Previous Meetings Notice/Agenda


Documents and Reports

  1. Task Force Final Report: An Examination of Forensic Science in California - November 2009  PDF logo [PDF 3.72 mb / 190 pg]
  2. Proposed "Oversight" Questions - D. Carr  PDF logo [PDF 91 kb / 3 pg]
  3. Proposed Commission Functions List - J. Friedman  PDF logo [PDF 80 kb / 2 pg]
  4. New York - Commission on Forensic Science.  PDF logo [PDF 487 kb / 9 pg]
  5. Texas - Texas Forensic Science Commission  PDF logo [PDF 778 kb / 21 pg]
  6. Minnesota - Forensic Laboratory Advisory Board  PDF logo [PDF 961 kb / 25 pg]
  7. Arizona -"Arizona DNA and Forensic Science Recommendations, Attorney General Goddard (2007)"  PDF logo [PDF 3.72 mb / 190 pg]
  8. Illinois - Illinois Laboratory Advisory Committee  PDF logo [PDF 1.23 mb / 25 pg]



The California Crime Laboratories Task Force, and any committees thereof, comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act by ensuring that the meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities, and providing that this notice and information given to the members of the Task Force is available to the public in appropriate alternative formats when requested. If you need further assistance, including disability-related modifications or accommodations, you may contact Colleen Higgins at the Department of Justice at (916) 323-7956 or by email at

Questions or requests for additional information prior to the Task Force meeting may be referred to Colleen Higgins at the Department of Justice at (916) 323-7956 or by email at