WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) is hosting an inaugural symposium on forensic death investigations. OJP's National Institute of Justice is sponsoring the event. The symposium is bringing together for the first time a multidisciplinary group of criminal justice practitioners (medical examiners, coroners, death investigators, and other allied professionals) from across the nation and is designed to advance the discussion about best practices, standardized and verified procedures, and identify areas in need of further research.
WHO: Michael Sheppo, Chief, Investigative and Forensic Sciences Division, National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
WHAT: Forensic Death Investigation Symposium
WHEN: Wednesday, June 9, 2010
12:15 P.M. MDT
SOURCE Office of Justice Programs - U.S. Department of Justice