The Friends of the UNH Library will host a presentation by Peter Massey on new advances in forensic science and technology at crime scenes.
Peter Massey started his career at the Hamden, CT Department of Police Services rising to the rank of Detective. He retired in July 2003 after more than twenty years to become the Training Coordinator for the National Crime Scene Training and Technology Center at the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science. During his tenure as Training Coordinator, he was responsible for offering hundreds of advanced training courses to the law enforcement and forensic science community.
Over his more than nine years at the University of New Haven he has taught courses in Criminal Justice and Forensic Science and is currently a full time faculty member in the Forensic Science Department, as well as an academic advisor for their students.
Massey received his M.Sc. degree from the University of New Haven in forensic science-criminalistics and is currently working toward his Ph.D. in criminal justice.
Wednesday, February 27, 1 p.m.
Marvin K. Peterson Library, upper level
With the many advances in forensic science, the lab has come out of a structure and has been brought to the crime scene. There are many new trends and ideas already being utilized and many more very close to common day acceptance.
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