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 2016 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 on the Excellence in Forensic Science Award webpage. Deadline for submissions has been extended to May 27th. For further information contact IACP Forensic Committee staff liaison Michael Rizzo at Rizzo@theiacp.org or 800-843-4227 extension 818.