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Forensic Science Communications January 2005
Volume 7– Number 1
Short Communication

FBI Laboratory Specialized
Training Program

Anja Einseln

Training Officer
Quality Assurance and Training Unit
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Quantico, Virginia


The FBI Laboratory is requesting input from the forensic community regarding the Specialized Training Program. The Program currently offers a wide range of courses that provide state and local laboratory personnel with an expense-free training resource. Course schedules are posted on the FBI Virtual Academy at

The forensic community has increasing and varying needs. Laboratory managers are encouraged to contact the training officer at regarding your training needs. Please type Training Request in the subject line.

The goals of the Specialized Training Program are to continue meeting the training needs of the forensic community and to be responsive to advances in technology.