The Need for Mandatory Accreditation and Certification

he recent National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report, Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward,1 contains several controversial recommendations for U.S. law enforcement agencies to consider.2 However, the strengthening of oversight of forensic science practice should not be controversial. The NAS report calls for requiring mandatory accreditation of all forensic science provider … Continue reading The Need for Mandatory Accreditation and Certification