Crime Laboratory Review Task Force

Monthly Meeting

Thursday, March 5, 2009
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
1001 W. Cutting Blvd., No. 110
Richmond, CA
510-620-3300 (press "0" for attendant)
OR prior to meeting: (916) 323-7956

Directions to Richmond Lab from Oakland Airport:

Take 880 north to 80 east (follow signs for Berkeley/Sacramento)
80 east to 580 west (sign to Richmond/San Rafael Bridge)
Take Canal Blvd. exit, turn left and go under freeway
Right on W. Cutting Blvd.
Several driveways down, turn right into 1001 W. Cutting Blvd. complex.
The lab is the building on the left side of the lot - 1001 W. Cutting Blvd., No. 110
Free parking anywhere in lot.
Lab telephone: 510-620-3300 (press "0" for attendant)


The Task Force will consider the following items, although the order of business may be changed without prior notice:

  1. Review and approve February minutes
  2. Update on lab interview reports
  3. Presentation on CCI
  4. Presentation on recruitment and retention issues
  5. Discussion of draft report on forensic education portion of report
  6. Public comment


Minutes of Last Meeting

Previous Meetings Notice/Agenda


Documents and Reports

  1. Forensic Science Educational Program Accreditation Commission (FEPAC) PDF logo [PDF 184 kb / 13 pg]
  2. "Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward"
  3. * Innocent Project's Coverdell Report dated 3/11/2009:



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