American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors
The American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD) is a nonprofit professional society of crime laboratory directors and forensic science managers dedicated to providing excellence in forensic science through leadership and innovation. The purpose of the organization is to foster professional interests, assist the development of laboratory management principles and techniques; acquire, preserve, and disseminate forensic based information; maintain and improve communication among crime laboratory directors; and to promote, encourage, and maintain the highest standards of practice in the field.
ASCLD's mission is to equip crime laboratory leadership.
Visit the resource centers below for helpful information for crime laboratory leaders.
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An international open access journal dedicated to the forensic sciences and its cross-disciplinary effects on the administration of justice
FSI-Synergy is the preferred journal of ASCLD
MembershipLearn about membership benefits, available resources, and opportunities within ASCLD. More →
SymposiumDon't miss the annual ASCLD Symposium which offers quality training and lasting connections. More →
AcademyThe ASCLD Leadership Academy offers high impact training for forensic laboratory management. More →
ResearchResearch priorities and collaboration opportunities between forensic labs & academia. More →
Our sponsors provide valuable support to the ASCLD organization. The Board of Directors is grateful to our sponsoring organizations that help us provide services and support to our members. Please take a moment and visit the vendors’ webpages below.
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