The Commission published it's fifth annual report on December 1, 2016. To download a copy, please click the link below.
For a copy of the Governor's announcement and biographies for each of the appointees, click here.
To view the TDCAA article regarding the change, click HERE.
Galveston County District Attorney Receives Prosecutor of the Year Award for Role in Resolving DNA Mixture Issues in Texas
Access the TDCAA article HERE.
Drs. Bieber, Buckleton, Budowle, Butler, and Coble publish Evaluation of Forensic DNA Mixture Evidence: Protocol for Evaluation, Interpretation, and Statistical Calculations Using the Combined Probability of Inclusion in BioMed Central
CLICK HERE to access a copy of the article.
SWGDAM recently released new mixture interpretation guidelines. To download a copy of the guidelines, please click HERE.
To view the report click here.
Click here to view the letter describing the issues in APD's DNA Section.
On April 22, 2016, ASCLD/LAB, one of the approved crime laboratory accrediting bodies under Texas Administrative Code § 651.4, merged with the accrediting body ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB). The Texas Forensic Science Commission's rules and website information related to crime laboratory accreditation in Texas will be updated to reflect the merger as soon as practicable. For more information on this announcement please see ASCLD/LAB's press release HERE.