Forensic Sciences Laboratory

Forensic Laboratory Quality Assurance Objectives - S.T.A.R.S.

  • Service - to provide quality service to customers by using procedures that are valid and reliable for the intended purpose and which meet customer, statutory, and regulatory requirements.
  • Training and Education - to provide training to laboratory personnel in their area of expertise and in the management system; to provide continuing education to customers regarding forensic services, policies, and procedures.
  • Accreditation - to ensure quality, excellence, and reliability through conformance with required standards.
  • Review - to routinely monitor the management system and continually improve its effectiveness; laboratory management will not only evaluate the system regularly, but also take corrective action when nonconformities are identified.
  • Survey and Communication -  to conduct customer surveys; to review and assess customer requirements and satisfaction with forensic services; to communicate to laboratory personnel the importance of meeting customer, statutory, and regulatory requirements.
Major Anna Cavanagh

Maj. Anna Cavanagh
Director, Forensic Sciences Laboratory

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