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Study Group Meeting Info - 03/29/2017

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Laboratory Name: Los Angeles Police Department Crime Lab Contact Person: Nand Hart Nibbrig
Phone Number: 323-415-8853 Fax Number:
Email: v9248@lapd.online Date: 03/29/2017
Time: 9AM TO 3:30PM Lunch or Dinner? Lunch
Reservation Deadline: 03/23/2017 Meal Cost: $11.00
Map/Directions:
Click HERE for Directions
Brief Menu:
Box Sandwich choices from TOGOS includes 6 inch sandwich, chips and cookie:
Turkey and cheese
Italian
Avocado and cheese

Drink also included.
Online Registration Form: https://cac.wildapricot.org/event-2485056
    (Registration required even if you're NOT purchasing a meal!)

Speaker & Title:
Marguerite Rizzo from Los Angeles District Attorneys Office.
she is the Deputy-in-Charge of the Forensic Science Section of the DA office.

KEEPING IT “ALL IN THE FAMILY” – HOW A SON AND A PIECE OF PIZZA UNMASKED THE GRIM SLEEPER SERIAL KILLER
Topic/Abstract:
A summary of the Grim Sleeper serial killer case and how forensic science was applied.
   
STUDY GROUPS NOT MEETING: Firearms, Digital Forensics, QA, and Arson

Study Group Meetings

Study Group Name:
DNA
Topic/Agenda (if known):
Discussion on cognitive bias in forensic science. Also, Jody Hynds as agreed to give a talk on the following: the validation of the IntegenX RapidHIT 200 instrument to test crime scene samples in addition to buccal swabs. Jody Hynds is a Senior Forensic Scientist for the Orange County District Attorney’s Office--DNA Unit.


Contact Name:
Shannan Kelly
Contact Phone:
Contact E-Mail:
N4365@lapd.lacity.org
Where/When Meeting:
Room: 227,225,223
9am to 11:30

Study Group Name:
CSI
Topic/Agenda (if known):
Speaker: Scott Ingbretsen
Explosives Specialist (TSS-E)
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Transportation Security Administration
Los Angeles International Airport

Basic overview on how IEDs work, case studies, and safety in the field (awareness, red flags, etc.)
Contact Name:
Kristin Honig
Contact Phone:
Contact E-Mail:
N4670@lapd.lacity.org
Where/When Meeting:
Room: 227,225,223
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Study Group Name:
Trace
Topic/Agenda (if known):
Interesting case presentations, please bring something to share! Paint examination discussion, overview of Paint Data Query. Trace sub-disciplines: who’s doing what? Trace topics roundtable.
Contact Name:
Gina Williams
Contact Phone:
Contact E-Mail:
gina.williams@doj.ca.gov
Where/When Meeting:
Room 202 (Media Room)
9:30am to 11:30am

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TOXICOLOGY/CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
Topic/Agenda (if known):
With the influx of cases dealing with dangerous opiates, many controlled substances sections have changed their safety and workflow guidelines for kilos. There will be a discussion about changing practices involving handling, weighing, etc. Please be ready with points you would like to discuss. We will also take some time at the end to discuss any interesting cases or Q+A for the group.
Contact Name:
Ariana Figueroa
Contact Phone:
Contact E-Mail:
akf@occl.ocgov.com
Where/When Meeting:
Room 422 and 422a
10am to 11:30am

Study Group Name:
Blood Alcohol
Topic/Agenda (if known):
We will going over the recent changes in Title 17, as well as what requirements breath instruments must meet to get on the conforming products list of the Department of Transportation. I would like everyone to do a homework assignment before the meeting. Find out exactly what date your breath instrument was placed on the CPL of the Federal Register. Bring the cover letter from the manufacturer if possible. This might require a call to the manufacturer. Then everyone will have it for their records, if they don’t already.
Contact Name:
Robert Reckers
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Contact E-Mail:
rlr@occl.ocgov.com
Where/When Meeting:
Room 422 and 422a
1:30pm to 3:30pm

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