In addition to training and the evidence policy pilot project, another example of partnerships is the many organizations of which clearinghouse staff members are members.
For example, Henderson is a member of the IACP's forensics committee, the secretary of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and a member of the NIJ General Forensics Working Group, in addition to serving on seven other advisory councils and working groups.
"We're very well plugged into the needs of law enforcement," she says.
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