Field Trip: Tour the CBI Crime Lab (Second Chance!)

Due to popular demand, we have scheduled another trip to the Colorado Bureau of Investigations (CBI) Crime Lab! It is Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

Please note: This is a dues paying chapter member benefit. Non-members can attend the tour for a $10 fee. If you decide to join our chapter afterwards, the $10 fee would be applied to the $20 membership dues. If you are interested in joining the Sisters in Crime-Colorado chapter, please find us here: https://sistersincrimecolorado.org/join/

Please RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/Sisters-in-Crime-Colorado/events/261428190/

Sisters-in-Crime will tour the lab, learning about the collection, preservation, and analysis of crime scene evidence.  Functions of the crime lab include:

  • Forensic Biology-analysis of body fluids / genetic material used for identification purposes
  • DNA
  • Fingerprints
  • Impression evidence, including footwear and tire tracks
  • Firearms evidence
  • Toolmarks- comparison of a specific weapon/tool to evidence found at the crime scene
  • Trace Chemistry- analysis of gunshot residue, fire debris, tape, textile fibers, metals, etc.
  • Toxicology- analysis of biological fluids for the presence of drugs/alcohol/poison

We will meet several experts across various disciplines with ample opportunities to ask questions.

A maximum of 30 people may attend so you MUST sign up in advance to ensure your spot. Please RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/Sisters-in-Crime-Colorado/events/261428190/

The Crime Lab address/location is available through the chapter’s yahoo group listserv.

Please note: This is a dues paying chapter member benefit. Non-members can attend the tour for a $10 fee. If you decide to join our chapter afterwards, the $10 fee would be applied to the $20 membership dues. If you are interested in joining the Sisters in Crime-Colorado chapter, please find us here: https://sistersincrimecolorado.org/join/

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