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Just Science Podcast: Just the Forensic Laboratory Workforce Part 2

NCJ Number
Peter Stout; Ray Wickenheiser; Matthew Gamette
Date Published
July 2022

In part-two of the final episode of our Strengthening the Forensic Workforce season, Just Science continued the conversation with Dr. Peter Stout, Dr. Ray Wickenheiser, and Matthew Gamette discussing the future of the forensic workforce. Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission-accredited institutions provide high quality forensic science education for undergraduate and graduate students. However, coursework alone does not adequately emulate what working in a forensic laboratory and pursuing a career in forensic science will entail. Listen along as our guests discuss court readiness, training gaps, and other valuable insights for anyone considering a career in forensics.