Operational Modalities for Forensic Facilities

We continually strive to understand our clients’ perspectives and what drives their business models. To learn more, SmithGroup hosted an interactive roundtable dialogue following a recent American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors annual symposium with 12 participants including crime lab directors, forensic experts, architects, and planners.

Focused on the operational models by which our nation’s crime labs are managed, topics included technology advancements, governance models, staffing challenges, recruitment and retention, the crime lab’s role in the advancement of public safety, and more. Below are our findings on the state of the industry, disruptors, and ongoing needs.

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