Crime Laboratory Review Task Force

Monthly Meeting

Thursday, April 2, 2009
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


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

  1. Review and approve March minutes
  2. Update on interview reports
  3. Initial discussion on subcommittee reports
    Certification of criminalists
    Funding sources
    Laboratory staffing
  4. Further discussion of education issues
  5. Further discussion as needed of salary, recruitment and retention issues
  6. Preparation of final report and future meetings
  7. 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. "2009 NAS Report: Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward "



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