Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco Delivers Remarks Announcing New Nationwide Public Safety Commitments
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein announced new Department of Justice policies to advance forensic science at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 70th Annual Scientific Meeting in Seattle, Washington today. The new guidance implements additional quality assurance measures based on science-informed practices, enhances forensic capacity and efficiency, and increases coordination and collaboration between the Department and state, local, and federal partners.
“President Trump ordered the Department of Justice to reduce crime, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made it the Department’s top priority to achieve that goal,” said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. “Forensic science, used appropriately, will help us accomplish our mission. The policies that I am announcing today will advance the Justice Department’s commitment to reliable science that helps us to find and report the truth.”
Announcements today include:
View full remarks here.
View the “Department of Justice Approved Uniform Language for Testimony and Reports for the Forensic Latent Print Discipline” here.
View the “Department of Justice Testimony Monitoring Framework” here.
View the Memo here.