Texas Forensic Science Commission

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Commission Publishes Fifth Annual Report

Posted by on December 1, 2016 - 3:33pm

The Commission published it's fifth annual report on December 1, 2016.  To download a copy, please click the link below.

Governor Abbott Appoints Nine to the Texas Forensic Science Commission

Posted by on November 29, 2016 - 9:51am

For a copy of the Governor's announcement and biographies for each of the appointees, click here.  

DPS Issues New Protocols for Analyzing Blood Alcohol

Posted by on November 10, 2016 - 11:20am

To view the TDCAA article regarding the change, click HERE.

SWGDAM Releases New Mixture Interpretation Guidelines

Posted by on August 4, 2016 - 11:30am

SWGDAM recently released new mixture interpretation guidelines.  To download a copy of the guidelines, please click HERE.

Forensic Science Commission Hosts DNA Mixture Interpretation Training

Posted by on July 19, 2016 - 4:23pm

Join us for the FSC's August 12, 2016 San Antonio DNA Mixture Interpretation Training What You Need to Know About DNA Mixtures by registering here.  Additional details and an agenda for the training may be found on our website here.

Commission Releases Austin Police Department DNA Section Audit Report

Posted by on July 12, 2016 - 8:53am

 To view the report click here.     

June 10, 2016 FSC Letter re Austin Police Department DNA Section

Posted by on June 14, 2016 - 9:50am

Click here to view the letter describing the issues in APD's DNA Section.

ASCLD/LAB merges with ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB)

Posted by on April 22, 2016 - 12:54pm

On April 22, 2016,  ASCLD/LAB, one of the approved crime laboratory accrediting bodies under Texas Administrative Code § 651.4, merged with the accrediting body ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB).  The Texas Forensic Science Commission's rules and website information related to crime laboratory accreditation in Texas will be updated to reflect the merger as soon as practicable. For more information on this announcement please see ASCLD/LAB's press release HERE.  


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