Nominations for IACP August Vollmer Excellence in Forensic Science Award

IACP recognizes the significant impact forensic science has on the criminal justice system. The August Vollmer Excellence in Forensic Science Award honors the proactive, innovative use of forensic technologies by law enforcement.

Nominations for selection of the 2015 awards are now being accepted in the following categories:

  • Current or Past Contribution by a Police Agency or Individual
  • Current or Past Forensic Science Collaboration
  • Innovation in Forensic Technology (by an Individual or Forensic Science Provider in the Public or Private Sector))
  • Significant Investigative Value in a Major Crime

Complete information, application, and submission criteria can be found at: Submissions must be received by May 15th, 2015.

For further information contact IACP Forensic Committee staff liaison Michael Rizzo at or 800-843-4227 ext 818.

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