Forensic Awareness Program for Supervisory Officers of LEAs 2017-09-12T16:29:20+00:00

Forensic Awareness Program for Supervisory Officers of LEAs held on 05 May 2017 at NFSA, Islamabad

Mr. Shah Hussain, CSI Officer

Since 2006, NFSA has been providing forensic services to various Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs), judiciary and government organizations across Pakistan. Moreover, NFSA has also been providing trainings to aforementioned departments not only to spread forensic awareness but also to equip them with latest criminal investigative techniques as, forensic science is a vital tool to fight lawlessness. Forensic Awareness Program for Supervisory Officers of LEAs was conducted on 5th May 2017, was also the part of this initiative.

Presenters

  1. Shah Hussain (Crime Scene Officer)
  2. Muhammad Imran (Incharge CSI/ERU)

Participants

  • Islamabad Capital Territory Police

    Participants during lab visit

  • Gilgit Baltistan Police
  • Azad Jammu Kashmir Police
  • Federal Investigation Agency
  • National Accountability Bureau
  • Pakistan Air Force
  • Pakistan Navy
  • Military Police

Thrust of Discussion

  • Evidence Requirements for Forensic Analysis and NFSA Evidence Receiving Unit (ERU)
  • Common Problems related to Physical evidence and Crime Scene
  • Common Misconceptions about Forensic Science
  • Legal aspects of court cases related to DNA, sexual assault, explosives, fingerprints and questioned documents evidence.
  • Handling, Storage and Life of Physical Evidence.

Outcome

The aim of the program was primarily to raise awareness and dispel misconceptions about the forensic science. The basic theme of this program was not only to build a bridge between forensic laboratory and the supervisory officers of Police but it was also intended to end misjudgements about the capabilities and limitations of forensic science. The efforts of presenters were highly appreciated by all the participants. They found the program very interesting and informative. They urged that these kind of programs should be organised regularly.

Suggestions:

  • Such trainings should be arranged time to time.
  • The duration of such programs should be increased.

Group photo of participants with PD,NFSA