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Investigator’s guide to National Forensic Laboratory Services: PS64-139/2017E-PDF

a guide on how to collect, preserve and submit evidence to the RCMP’s National Forensic Laboratory Services (NFLS).

"This guide assists police investigators with the collection, preservation, and shipping of physical evidence to the RCMP’s National Forensic Laboratory Services (NFLS), which operates as a single public laboratory system with three sites located across Canada. In addition to providing investigators with general information, this guide provides examples of some common exhibit types that are submitted to the different forensic service areas at NFLS – biology (DNA), toxicology, trace, counterfeit, and firearms. There could be other types of evidence not identified in this guide. For all general inquiries or questions, please contact the NFLS Forensic Assessment Centre (FAC)"--Introd., p. 9.

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Title Investigator’s guide to National Forensic Laboratory Services
Subtitle a guide on how to collect, preserve and submit evidence to the RCMP’s National Forensic Laboratory Services (NFLS).
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Guide de l’enquêteur sur les Services nationaux de laboratoire judiciaire : guide sur la collecte et la conservation d’éléments de preuve et leur transmission aux Services nationaux de laboratoire judiciaire (SNLJ) de la GRC. Cover title.
Date c2017.
Number of Pages 52 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-07662-1
Catalogue Number
  • PS64-139/2017E-PDF
Subject Terms Forensics, Laboratories, Police services